Irish Chain Crib Quilt

modified irish chain quilt on MostlySewing.comFinally finished one of the baby quilts I’ve been working on! Probably a good thing, since my friend’s baby is due next week-ish…
I thought it was taking me a while, but turns out I was really watching too much Gray’s Anatomy. Too distracting. Once I closed myself in the craft room, I finished it up pretty quickly.

hand-drawn pattern for a modified irish chain quilt

my original plan was a square quilt, but then I liked it so much I added more rows to make it areal crib quilt. Required a lot of little squares….

stack of squares for my irish chain quilt

My pretty little stacks of squares πŸ™‚ Just used scraps from my collection, and I love it!

laying out squares for an irish chain quilt

Laying out the squares – apparently this is not the right way to make this type of quilt? I should read tutorials and directions before I start sewing…. but it turned pretty well πŸ™‚

piecing the irish chain quilt

Sewing all the strips together…

ironing an baby irish chain quilt in green pink purple blue and yellow

Ironing ironing ironing

basting an irish chain baby quilt

Basting the layers…

binding fabric for a green irish chain baby quilt

Binding fabric! love love love

sewing the binding onto an irish chain baby quilt

Sewing the binding πŸ™‚

my sewing machine hates me

TAKING APART MY MACHINE CONSTANTLY. because it hates quilting

baby quilt in the summer sun!

finish green irish chain baby quilt

Here it is completed! I know there are a lot of puckers in the fabric, but the colors are so fun! Hope the baby likes it!

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  1. September 22, 2015 / 4:13 pm

    Love the colours