(photo above: quilt block made by Felie H.)
Today I have something super fun to share with you—a delightful showcase of finished quilts made by talented quilters like you, all using the Around the World quilt block patterns.
As the summer heats up, it seems like everyone is embracing the wanderlust spirit, embarking on exciting adventures and discovering places, as well as visiting family & friends. While we might not always be able to physically travel to far-flung destinations, we can certainly create beautiful quilts that inspire us to dream about travel and reminisce of places that we’ve visited.
The Around the World quilt block patterns, featured in this blog post, is an invitation to sew your way around the world. The PDF patterns include twelve charming quilt block patterns, each representing a different architectural wonder from all over the globe, plus a bonus airplane block.
Without further ado, let’s embark on this journey together as we admire the incredible quilts created by our talented community. Prepare to be inspired, amazed, and captivated by the quilts that await!
Have you made an Around the World quilt project? If so, I’d love to see it — please email me photos. If you would like your project to be featured in a future showcase blog post like this one (crediting you by first name & last initial), include permission in your email.
Have you made an Around the World quilt yet?
What are you waiting for—the Around the World quilt pattern is the perfect Foundation Paper Pieced (FPP) pattern and along with the PDF instructions, there are bonus video tutorials to help you with your piecing. Make a travel-themed quilt for yourself or to give as a gift. Make a quilt or make the blocks as mini-quilts, bags, wall hangings, placemats, and more!
Make an Around the World memento quilt that celebrates architecture as well as inspires us to dream about travel, exploration, and the opportunity to see new places. You’ll enjoy this foundation paper piecing (FPP) project and improve your skills. When complete, keep the quilt for yourself or to give to a friend who loves to travel.
The finished throw-sized quilt measures 60″ x 60″. Instructions for how to piece the blocks two ways—with the letters and without are included. Click here for more details including individual block measurements and fabric requirements.
Wherever you are with your Foundation Paper Piecing (FPP) skills, you’ll gets lots more practice with precision. You’ll gain more piecing confidence while making beautiful, unique travel themed quilt blocks. Included with the patterns are links to bonus video tutorials loaded with tips & tricks to make piecing your blocks easier!
Get a behind the scenes peek into the Around the World patterns and quilt: