15 Free Irish Chain Quilt Patterns That Are Beautiful And Easy To Make

Irish chain quilt pattern

For a beginner quilter, finding a quilt pattern can sometimes feel a bit overwhelming and confusing.

There are so many gorgeous designs out there, but what would be a good starting point for a beginner to hone in on their piecing and cutting skills?

My answer: the single Irish chain quilt.

This pattern has everything a beginner could need to learn the basics of quilt making and have fun doing it.

Irish chain quilts have a timeless design that’s so pleasing to the eye.

Let’s take a look at 15 free patterns to choose from to create your own. 

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A Thoroughly Modern Take On The Traditional Lone Star Quilt Pattern

modern lone star quilt pattern

The lone star quilt is one of the most recognizable quilt patterns in American quilting history, and with good reason.

The sharp 45° angles of the star quilt points are eye-catching and memorable, not to mention the enormous eight-point star is timeless and beautiful.

Wanting to keep that timeless and adored silhouette, we have come up with a perfectly modernized lone star quilt block design that beginners and seasoned pros alike can create. 

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11 Charming English Paper Piecing Patterns You’ll Adore

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Have you ever seen a quilt with beautifully intricate pieces and wondered, “how in the world did this designer create these perfect tiny pieces?” Well, chances are they used English paper piecing.

English paper piecing projects come in a wide variety of complexities, shapes, and sizes.

Whether you are a beginner or an experienced quilter, English paper piecing is sure to be a fun and exciting skill to learn.

This post will review what English paper piecing is and look over several examples of patterns that use this specific technique

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19 Quilters Bag Pattern Ideas That Are Easy And Fun To Make

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Once you have figured out the basics of quilt making, you can start dabbling in different types of projects that will use those skills in different ways.

One of the projects you can check out is quilted bag patterns

Bag patterns come in all shapes and sizes, from small clutch bags to large oversized duffle bags and everything in between.

In this post, we’ve curated19 patterns to give you an excellent representation of what can be possible with some quilting skills and imagination.

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15 Easy-To-Tackle Machine Quilting Designs For Beginners

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When you are a beginner quilter, the actual quilting process can be quite an overwhelming step.

Hunting around online, you find so many gorgeous, complex machine quilting patterns, but where are the simple quilting designs?

I’m here to tell you, “don’t stress it!” Yes, quilting is a critical step, but it shouldn’t be scary or overwhelming.

This post shows you 11 machine quilting designs that are perfect for beginners and will make your next quilt come together beautifully and become a project you can truly be proud of.

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21 Exquisite And Inspiring Barn Quilt Patterns To Create A Work Of Art

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As a quilter, if you are like me, you are constantly brainstorming for new ideas.

Have you ever considered taking a road trip for inspiration?

If you take a drive through rural America, you are sure to drive past barns that have gorgeous barn quilt designs painted on them.

These huge quilt blocks are bound to inspire you not only for your next quilt project but to create your very own barn quilt for your home.

In this post, we’ll share 21 barn quilt ideas to motivate you to run down to your local home improvement store and grab the supplies to make your own.

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