June 11, 2021

Flower Chain Quilt

Flower Chain Quilt
Flower Chain Quilt

In 1825, 14-year-old Jane Valentine started an Irish Chain quilt. Five years and 10,092 blocks later, her quilt was finally complete. 

According to the National Museum of American History, Jane used 130 different cotton prints and a plain white background that is quilted “6 stitches per inch with a flower motif.” 

(Keep in mind, every one of those tiny stitches was done by hand. No wonder it took 5 years!)

Flower Chain Quilt

This week Jenny whipped up a new version of the Irish Chain based on our quick and easy Irish Change pattern. The addition of a sweet little flower block makes this Flower Chain quilt an absolute beauty! 

Flower Chain Quilt

Grab your favorite charm packs and click HERE to watch the tutorial! 

Flower Chain Quilt