All done and ready for the holidays!
Red and Green....
It doesn't HAVE to be a Christmas quilt though...
The cross hatching here took...it seemed.....
I mainly eyeballed from corner to corner...
When I was on the borders....
I needed a Little help!
Painters tape to the rescue again!!!
I've tried eyeballing borders before.
It was a mistake!
I used mostly cream colored thread...
but when going through the IRISH chain....
I used a soft red.
Sometimes the backing is my favorite part!!
I know I'm always happy to have some leftovers
from the FRONT to incorporate into the back!
I even hand stitched the binding down!
This quilt deserved it!!!
It is sooooo gorgeous, Beth!ReplyDelete
Very lovely, classic and you are right, not just for the holidays. The texture is wonderful and love the back with the addition of blue.ReplyDelete
It is a beauty, this one would have been fun to hand quilt but you got it done just in time for the holidays......will you keep it for yourself to decorate the house? I have always loved the the Irish chain quilts and have made many of them. Nicely done Beth!ReplyDelete
I have so many quilts! I decided to add this to my little shop. ;)Delete
I wish I were in the market for a quilt. This quilt is so charming. I love it. I love your pieced backings. Cheers! ToniReplyDelete
It is beautiful, Beth! I like cross-hatching, and am planning to do it on Emmy's quilt. Hopefully it won't take too long!!ReplyDelete
Great idea to use the painter's tape!ReplyDelete
Such a pretty quilt. I just want to wrap up in it!ReplyDelete
Your quilt is gorgeous Beth. I need to make one just like it!!!ReplyDelete
It looks awesome and the quilting is beautiful.ReplyDelete
Really lovely quilt; yes, it deserved hand stitching on the binding!ReplyDelete
It's beautiful! :0)ReplyDelete
Sweet as a peppermint candy cane! Yes, I can see that cross-hatching would take a lot of time with all the many little squares. It's lovely. I just finished a machine quilted project, too. Come by my blog and take a look if you get a chance. I'm not so successful at machine quilting projects of this size, but keep on plugging.ReplyDelete
This would look great all year round! Crosshatching really do become tedious after a while, doesn't it!ReplyDelete
Beautiful! The perfect Christmas quilt-warm and cozy looking-but you're right-it will great all year long.ReplyDelete
Isn't painter's tape the best! Beautiful quilt.ReplyDelete
It is wonderful! And look at the gingham border again! Just lovelyReplyDelete
Your quilt is just lovely and I think you made a great choice with the cross-hatch quilting! It adds such nice texture.ReplyDelete
Your quilt is fantastic and already to be used during the holiday. Painters tape comes in handy lots of time for making those perfectly straight lines.ReplyDelete
Ein wunderschöner Irish Chain.ReplyDelete
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