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Created by: Rita Sannar
Project

Sugar Block 2013 set with Irish Chain

What are you most proud of? First quilt I have machine quilted, not just stitched in the ditch! I love how the soft silver of the Irish chain pulls it all together. What advice would you give someone starting this project? Go for it!

You Can Make This

Rita Sannar made Sugar Block 2013 set with Irish Chain with:

The Twisted Irish Chain

Online Class

The Twisted Irish Chain

with Amy Gibson

  • Fabrics from my stash

Project Description

What are you most proud of? First quilt I have machine quilted, not just stitched in the ditch! I love how the soft silver of the Irish chain pulls it all together. What advice would you give someone starting this project? Go for it!

Q&A with Rita Sannar

Jcrow54 asked:
I'm planning on using my Sugar Block BOMs to mae the Irish Chain also. I'm glad I was able to see yours. Now I know how pretty it'll look. Very beautiful!
Rita Sannar answered:
Thanks. I'm so glad Amy shared this option. I had been thinking of various settings, but when I saw this, I knew it was meant to be. Hint: when you piece the Irish chain blocks, chain piece them. It goes amazingly fast. I worked on one or two blocks at a time for the first twelve and would add them to my quilt layout to keep me excited and motivated. Then the chain piecing idea hit me, and I chained the last twelve blocks. Amazingly fast!
KellyKwilts asked:
Love it. It's a great setting isn't it?
Rita Sannar answered:
Yes it is!
Jmsham3 asked:
I love it, very nice job on it all! I too was going to use this for my 2013 Sugar Block of the Month. I also when I saw that she did this for BOM, I signed up. How big is your quilt?
Rita Sannar answered:
Thanks. Finished size is 84 1/2 x 84 1/2. There are seven rows of seven blocks in each row. You need 25 Sugar Blocks. Sorry it took me so long to respond. I was away visiting grandchildren. You will love your finished quilt.
inger.aberg asked:
Its absolutely LOVELY have you used orginally sizes? from Amys pattern and combined them?
Rita Sannar answered:
Thanks. Yes, I used all original sizes and combined them. It works out perfectly.