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Giant Trip Around The World Quilt Pattern

By: Jen Eskridge from reannalilydesigns.com
Giant Trip Around The World Quilt_1

From the Designer: "I have a fun easy pattern for you! It is a giant trip around the world quilt pattern. Not a jaunt across town; think of it as a big trip. Think of more like Jackie Chan’s Around The World in 80 Days, or maybe a leisurely boat ride with Magellan. The blocks are big; the quilt is big and the best part- You can stitch it quickly while using up your less-than-one-yard fabric pieces. The quilt finishes at approximately 88″ x 88″. This quilt is a fast quilt and a perfect gift. I recommend the pattern to anyone wanting to try the Trip Around The World style but doesn't want to commit to a ton of seam ripping. This quilt creates four blocks and is created quickly."

Project TypeMake a Project

Quilt Size88 inches wide x 88 inches long

Time to CompleteWeekend project

Primary TechniqueQuilting

Beginner

Materials List

  • 28" of six different coordinated fabrics
  • 1/3y fabric for inner border
  • 1-1/4y fabric for outer border
  • 2/3y fabric for binding

Instructions

  1. Cut six fabrics in to 7" x WOF strips
  2. Sort into four piles of six fabrics each
  3. Sew strips into strip sets
  4. Sew strip sets into tubes
  5. Cut tubes into six 7" pieces
  6. Rip a seam on each tube
  7. Rejoin the strip sets to create four large blocks
  8. Arrange blocks to create quilt top
  9. Add inner border
  10. Add outer border and quilt

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