Posted by: Toni | December 17, 2009


I have a few pictures of what I have been working on over the past month or so….now I have done several other things, including a baby quilt and some Christmas projects, but this has taken most of my time.  It is a commission quilt for a friend – who is giving it to her Dad for Christmas.  It’s at the quilters now and should be done today!  I love the colors of the top and I’m soooo please with how all the seams matched up….an Irish Chain isn’t has easy as it looks.

The request for something with doves, lighthouses and representing Ireland was the challenge for this quilt.  Yet, I think I was able to pull it together.

My friend is quilting it for me and she is doing it simple with some doves in the stippling.  I hope to get better close ups when it’s finished.  I have a new camera…….but it’s wrapped and under the tree, hubby won’t let me have it before Christmas….the turkey 🙂

I need to get back into blogging, I’m missing all my online friends so much.



  1. And we’ve been missing you!!!!!!!!!!!!! That quilt looks spectacular! Well done Toni!

  2. It’s beautiful, Toni. Irish chain is one of my favourites.

  3. an irish chain is also on my to do list.
    you have done a lovely job.
    welcome back mi amiga

  4. Doesn’t look easy to me but you can handle it! 😀 I’ve missed you also. I take it your hubby doesn’t believe in early Christmas presents? lol

  5. Hi Toni……I love the Irish Chain quilt. I clicked to make one of the pictures larger to see the design in the white areas….really great work!
    Take care.

  6. As the friend who requested the quilt, I LOVE it and think the folks will as well! Thank you for getting done and it looks GREAT!

  7. Really lovely quilt.

  8. That is a beauty! Really gorgeous. And I can imagine the great quilting to be done.
    bahumbug I say open the box replace camera with a mug, rewrap and start shooting shutterbug!

  9. Oh my, I’ll bet he gets all tear-y eyed when he sees this beauty! I would if it was mine.

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