Baby boy classic Irish chain quilt kit. Patchwork quilt kit is pre-cut ready to sew from QuiltieSisterS

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Handmade

Materials

Cotton, Benartex Contempo Collection, machine die cut, Benartex Fabrics, Benartex Fabric

Make this stunning baby boy Quilt Kit featuring a classic single Irish Chain design. Your patchwork quilt kit is pre-cut so you can get sewing faster with more accuracy on a project that is fun and easily to put together!

This design is a simple Irish chain using a background block with an alternating 9-patch block throughout the quilt. The 9-patch has been designed to have a scrappy effect that provides a dramatic Irish Chain pattern. Kit includes 100% cotton quilt shop quality fabrics featuring Benartex Contempo with all patchwork pieces pre-cut using a precision die cutting system.

This kits comes with two options. You can purchase:
1. Quilt Top Only (Kit Only)
2. Quilt Kit PLUS 1.5 yards COTTON backing (Kit + Cotton Backing) -- coordinated Light Aqua textured fabric (42/44" wide; $11.30/yard Canadian total of 16.95 for 1.5 yards)
See the pictures to see what the kit only and each backing option looks like.

Kit includes: Simple Instructions; Grey Dot Fabric 6.5” & 2.5” squares for background; 6 co-ordinating fabrics for 9 patch block and blue binding

Required to complete your quilt: Crib size quilt batting (and 1.5 yards backing for 42/44" wide fabric if you don't select backing with your order)

Finished baby quilt size: approximately 31” X 43”

Want to make it larger? Purchase 2 kits to make a 7 X 9 block quilt that would make a 42 X 54" quilt. Backing fabric is available for that size, just contact us.

We also have a coordinating wall hanging you can customize to include the baby’s name. The wall hanging quilt kit can be found at: https://www.etsy.com/your/shops/QuiltieSisterS/tools/listings/order:ascending,stats:true/647710823

This QuiltieSisterS kit, allows quilters to spend less time on design, creating templates, and cutting and more time on putting a fun project together. All kits are precision cut using professional die cutting machines as our goal is to make it easier for you to make your own handmade creation that will be cherished for years to come.

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First, make sure you use the thread that your machine likes the best! Checking the thread tension on your machine to make sure the tension is right (you don’t see the top thread in the bottom or vice versa) is key.

We use both cotton and cotton/polyester blend threads when we sew our quilts and find that a 50wt thread is usually better. The better quality modern polyester threads are much better than they used to be (we stay away from the cheaper polyester threads as they tend to fray). Cotton thread can tend to dry out and get brittle with age or heat (dryer), so knowing how the quilt will be used can help with thread selection.
It depends on what type of delivery service you select. According to Canada Post guidelines, here are two of the more popular delivery services that our customers have selected:

According to Canada Post guidelines, the standard delivery time for:

"Small package air" is 5-8 business days

"Tracked small package air" is 4-7 business days
The fabric in our kits is NOT pre-washed. As cotton shrinks less than 1%, we follow the practice of NOT pre-washing fabric.

When selecting backing and batting, you will want to match or reduce shrinkage:
*Cotton/Minky/Fireside) Backing, have 1% shrinkage so same as quilt top;
*Flannel backing, shrinks 3-5% so you will need to pre-wash the flannel backing to reduce shrinkage;
*100% cotton batting it will shrink 3-5% and can cause puckering. (Some people like this old-fashioned look)
80/20 (cotton/polyester blend) batting shrinks about 1% so about same as cotton top.

Once sewn, quilted and bound, your quilt can be machine washed in cold water on gentle, line dry or or lay flat to dry or tumble dry on low.
Fireside is a 150cm (60”) wide 100% polyester fabric with a soft, velvety hand that we offer as a backing choice for many of our kits.

It’s less slippery than Minkee, so some quilters find it easier to work with and provides that cuddly, soft quilt back.
Generally speaking, we like to use Hobbs 80/20 batting in our quilts as it has a 1% shrink factor, is great for washing and has a cozy soft feel.
NO, you would NOT pre-wash the cut pieces in the kit as they would fray and make sewing impossible. The current approach in quilting is NOT to pre-wash fabrics, unless they shrink more than 1%. As cotton does not shrink more than 1%, you do Not need to pre-wash cotton fabric. However, if you are using flannel for your backing you should pre-wash as it can shrink between 3-5%.

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