A Quilty Adventure Part V: How to Sew with Poplin

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People always say that around Christmas, the media is all, “You deserve warmth and comfort and relaxation!” and then when the New Year hits, it switches to, “Get with the program! Get in shape! Get practical!”

Well, I’m about to take a page from the mainstream media playbook (since I’m just as widely circulated, right?) We ended the year with a comfy drive through Jersey and Wool, but now, it’s time to face reality.

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A Quilty Adventure Part I: How to Sew with Denim

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This next series of posts is going to take you on the adventure of a lifetime (and y’all know me. I never exaggerate.) Prepare yourselves to boldly go where few quilters have ever gone before: on an exploration of seldom-used, underrated, crazy-difficult or just plain strange fabric options that you may have never even thought of before.

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The Irish Chain Quilt Pattern: A Quilty Mystery

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The above photo is from Modern Quilts, Traditional Inspiration by Denyse Schmidt.


I come to you today, writing this blog post on a typewriter, in a trench coat, smoking a cigar.

Okay, not really. But I should be. Because the Irish Chain Quilt, though seemingly just beautiful and innocent and a great choice for your next quilting project, is actually very, very mysterious.

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