Wednesday, October 24, 2012

Wonky Irish Chain - A New Pattern


Introducing Wonky Irish Chain, my newest pattern which is now available in my Pattern Shop :)    I just love Irish Chain's and so I thought it would be fun to give this traditional quilt a bit of a modern twist.


This quilt is so much fun to piece!!  It goes together fast, is suitable for beginners and up, and has endless layout options.


And it comes with size options!!!!  Wonky Irish Chain has options for a Baby, Lap, Queen, and King size quilt.


This cover quilt is the Lap size and the fabrics are Mama Said Sew by Sweetwater for Moda.   I love all of the quilting goodness in these prints!!  Which is why I choose it because this quilt is actually for me. I have already snuggled up with it in front of the fireplace :)


A little detail.  Whereas this quilt is all about quilting, I decided to do a basic stippling stitch in the background.  It felt appropriate.  Then I stitched in the ditch  around all of the "pieces" so that they really pop. (By the way, I used my free motion foot to stitch in the ditch, no way was I up to turning my quilt a million times :)


So what do you think???  I hope you love it as much as I do.   And, if you do happen to love it, and want to make one for yourself, (and maybe you will keep yours too) you are in luck!!!  Leah, at Burgundy Buttons, has made up a Wonky Irish Chain Quilt Kit featuring the same Mama Said Sew prints that I used!!!!  The kit is for the Lap size.  The kit also includes the pattern for free and the fabric itself is at a major discount.  What a deal!!!  So pop on over and grab a kit for yourself so you can get going on your Wonky Irish Chain quilt.



Don't you just love my little kido's fingers in that picture.  They were so sweet to help me :)

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14 comments:

  1. Very nice, Melissa! And yes, the fingers are so cute. :-)

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  2. Super duper quilt pattern!!! Awesome!!

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  3. It is very pretty and you made a great choice for the fabric and it shows me you dont have to have alot of the print of the fabric to make a beautiful quilt, I love space on a quilt when its quilted nicely, I think thats how Angela Walters became so popular and your lovely quilt it very thought out. thank you for sharing and thank your sponsor

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  4. Love your Wonky Irish Chain!

    Have a super great sewing and stitching day.

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  5. Love your pattern - I've already placed on order. Thanks.

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  6. Love how your quilt came out, looks like another great pattern :)

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  7. Great new quilt pattern. Have fun at Market! I am jealous. But Houston will have to remain on my bucket list another year. I will live through all the Bloggers who post about it!

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  8. Nice work! I'm always soo amazed at all you get done!

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  9. Congrats!! So great that you have a new pattern. I do love all of those cute little fingers in there!!

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  10. This is great! What a fun unique pattern! You always have something amazing!

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Thank you so much for your sweet comments. I just love hearing from each and every one of you!!
Have a Happy Quilting Day :)

Melissa