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Thread: A different border for Irish Chain

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    Power Poster debcavan's Avatar
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    I love Irish chain mainly because I love the big areas it creates for outrageous quilting. But I wanted complete motifs not any areas for partial motifs caused by straight borders. So out came the quadrilled paper

    This is the overall view of the quilt
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    This is Les's Wedding quilt. Shirley called having known about the wedding for 11 months, one month to the wedding. A quilt would be a great idea for Les. I have not told her nor will any of you that the quilt was done in two weeks. I want more time next time. I really worked intensely
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    Shirley loved the quilt and was forced to actually shop for fabric to pick out just one fabric for her own. She also knows better than to tell any quilting friends that she allows her dog Megan on the quilt. The fabrics blend with the dog's hair.
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    Super Member Murphy's Avatar
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    These are just lovely and the quilting is superb. You did an excellent job here. Thank you for sharing.

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    gorgeous. i love the differance in color in the first one. :D

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    great quilts! and i really love the look of the 'floating' irish chain

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    Those are both beautiful. I love the soft restful colors of the fabrics chosen. Easy to decorate around or with. Your quilting is really lovely.

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    WOW!!! Those are STUNNING! I love your feather motifs in the center! Just beautiful!

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    Gorgeous!! I also love your feather motifs in the big open square.

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    Very nice

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    The Irish Chain is one of my favorite pattern and I love what you did with the borders!

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    Gorgeous!

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