St. Patrick’s Day is just around the corner, so in order to celebrate the Emerald Isle, we’ve collected some of our favorite Irish quilt patterns. From free quilt patterns in beautiful shades of green to traditional Irish chain quilts, these patterns and tutorials completely embrace the spirit of Ireland. We’ve also thrown in some quilt patterns inspired from our favorite stories and figures from Irish mythology so that you can add a little magic to your next quilt. Journey across the Atlantic to the shores of the Emerald Isle for some stunning quilt inspiration and St. Patrick’s Day spirit with these Irish quilt patterns.
Fun Facts About Ireland
*The first language of Ireland is Irish or Irish Gaelic, while English is the second official language and is more commonly spoken.
*St. Patrick’s Day is Ireland’s official national holiday.
*Over 4.75 million people live in Ireland. For comparison, 8.4 million people live in New York City.
*Famous Irish authors include Bram Stoker (Dracula), James Joyce (Ulysses), and Jonathan Swift (Gulliver’s Travels).
15 Irish Quilt Patterns for St. Patrick’s Day
Irish Chain Quilt Patterns
Shades of Green: Emerald Quilt Patterns
Quilts Inspired by Irish Mythology