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Project

Irish Double Chain Quilt

Project Description

What are you most proud of? I actually used some of my fabric collection. Now I can use a quilt when the weather turns cold. Had fun with pillow shams and all my ruffles. Husband even likes it! What advice would you give someone starting this project? I took a class at a local shop and this is what we made. Work on it a little at a time and do not think a bout the final product. It is a series of small projects. The mitering of 4 rows was a headache, but I used rulers and pins and an iron and tape and held my breathe. I paid for it to be quilted. Made two pillow shams from extra fabric, added antique lace. Just take your time rely on instructors and friends but just do not stop....you can finish it.

What you will need

  • Pretty fabric

Q&A with MarjorieV

Mindy690 asked:
Beautiful!! Well worth the time,headaches & holding of breath!!
MarjorieV answered:
I think that was the secret lol, thanks
Carolbu asked:
Lovely!
MarjorieV answered:
Thanks
SaBella Designs asked:
I'm a brand new quilter and absolutely love and appreciate the beauty you created.
MarjorieV answered:
Thank you for your kind words, keep sewing
sfgrrl asked:
A work of art!
MarjorieV answered:
Not sure of that but thank you for kind words.
Patfrontut67927 asked:
This is absolutely Gorgeous, you should be proud!
MarjorieV answered:
Thank you, it is the largest quilt that I ever made. Lucky for me I had a good instuctor who encouraged me.