The Irish Chain Twist Quilt-A-Long, Part Five…

Today I have completed part five of the Irish Chain Twist Quilt-A-Long which is being hosted by Melissa at Happy Quilting, this week’s task was  entitled “Modern Patchwork Blocks“.

We started by transforming last week’s strip blocks into 4 patch blocks…

… and then adding our sashing strips to create the larger blocks…

The only trouble is I wasn’t happy with the horizontal sashing.  I had spent so much time making sure the edges meet up that I hadn’t even thought about the sashing being level!  

I debated leaving them but decided it was going to annoy me too much so I un-picked them and re-did them…

You maybe can’t see a huge difference but I am definitely happier!  I know I would have just homed in on that particular part every time I looked at the finished quilt.  The advantage of doing the Wall Hanging is that I only had four blocks to amend!!

Melissa had warned that this was a big task this week but I whizzed through it again, a sure sign that I am really enjoying it!

So that’s two of the big block patterns done…

I can’t wait to see them all come together.  The next task is “Appliqued Chains Block”.  I’ve not done any applique work before so this should be interesting!

Emma xx

One thought on “The Irish Chain Twist Quilt-A-Long, Part Five…

  1. They look fantastic!! So fun to see both sets of blocks together 🙂 And way to unpick them and make them the way that will make you happy 😉 That's awesome 😉 I am so glad you are enjoying the QAL 😉


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