Online Class

The Twisted Irish Chain

$24.99$39.99

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!

Skill Level

Intermediate

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
29:16
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
32:32
3. Granny Square Quilt
26:58
4. Design Choices
11:13
5. Cross My Heart Quilt
32:10
6. Designing Your Own Irish Chain
15:15

Taught by

Amy Gibson
Amy Gibson
Amy Gibson is a passionate designer, writer and instructor who caught the fabric bug as a little girl in 4-H. Her quilts can be found in myriad magazines, at the Denver Art Museum and in her books "The Quilt Block Cookbook" and "For Keeps: Meaningful Patchwork for Everyday Living." As an instructor, her knowledge and enthusiasm earned her a nomination for 2014 Instructor of the Year from the International Association of Creative Arts Professionals. She lives in Denver with her husband, two devious twin boys, two beautiful daughters, a rambunctious husky and her fluffy feline photo assistant, Miss Adelaide. Keep up with her latest adventures at StitcheryDickoryDock.com.
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