Online Class

The Twisted Irish Chain


Put your own twist on the Irish Chain pattern for quilts that bring timeless, personalized style to any room. Create three Irish Chain quilts and learn to design your own!

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What You Get

  • 6 Streaming HD video lessons with anytime, anywhere access
  • Class materials
  • Hours of close-up instruction
  • Answers to student questions from instructor, Amy Gibson
  • Closed captioning available (web only)

How it works

  • Once you purchase find your class in your class library.
  • Watch on any device anytime.
  • Find class materials in the class viewer.

Class Overview

Find out how to make single, double and triple Irish Chain quilts alongside quilting instructor and pattern designer Amy Gibson. Be inspired by the Irish Chain and gain confidence as you create the My Favorite Things quilt — the perfect pattern for showing off beloved prints and getting creative with negative space. Go step-by-step through the accessible Granny Squares quilt, and receive color placement tips you can use to lay out a captivating quilt. Then, learn to play with size, scale and half-square triangles while you create the precious Cross My Heart quilt. Amy also will demystify design, so you can create one-of-a-kind Irish Chain patterns you'll be proud to piece!

Lesson Breakdown

1. Introduction to Irish Chains
Meet your instructor, Amy Gibson, and learn how to create a nine-patch, a quintessential element to the Irish Chain. Then discover the world of double and triple Irish Chains.
2. My Favorite Things Quilt
3. Granny Square Quilt
4. Design Choices
5. Cross My Heart Quilt
6. Designing Your Own Irish Chain

Taught by

Amy Gibson
Amy Gibson
Amy Gibson is a lifelong crafter, and first fell in love with quilting in the fifth grade. She is the author of For Keeps: Meaningful Patchwork for Everyday Living, and her quilts have been featured in numerous publications, including Fat Quarterly, Moda Bake Shop and Sew Mama Sew. Amy is also the creative force behind the blog and original pattern store
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