Modern Irish Chain Quilt

Modern Irish Chain Quilt by Heather Kojan

Bring the traditional Irish Chain quilt into the 21st Century with this contemporary take on the classic quilt pattern--the Modern Irish Chain Quilt.

About this Quilt

Finished Size : 72" x 96"

Finished Blocks : 12" blocks

Rating : Confident Beginner

Designed By : Heather Kojan

Heather Kojan has long been a fan of simple patchwork and clean lines—and she loves to work up traditional patterns into more modern settings. Modern Irish Chain Quilt is the result of mixing her two loves. Simple strip piecing moves this project along quickly.

Download this quilt pattern plus eleven others in the November/December 2017 digital issue of Modern Patchwork.


Note: Fabric requirements assume 40″ usable width of fabric.

  • 1-¾ yards light gray (Aluminum)
  • 1-¾ yards dark gray (Charcoal)
  • 1-¼ yards green (Green Tea)
  • 1-¼ yards aqua (Lagoon)
  • 1 yard magenta (Magenta)
  • 1 yard white (White Sugar)
  • 6 yards for backing
  • ¾ yard for binding
  • Queen-size batting