Shoreline Shells BOM
Block 8: snail shell

graphic with text: "Shoreline Shells: Block of the Month Block 8" and image of abstract snail shell quilt blocks

Shoreline Shells quilts A Foundation Paper Piecing (FPP) project. Design by Whole Circle Studio.

We’re on to Block 8 of the Shoreline Shells 2023 Block of the Month (and Quilt Sew Along)!

If you haven’t signed up yet for the Shoreline Shells BOM, it’s not too late to make this Foundation Paper Pieced (FPP) project! Jump in at any time and join the quilt making fun. Sign up here and you’ll immediately receive all of the patterns released to date.

Block 8 is an abstract snail shell.

photo by Rifat Gadimov via Pexels

Let’s get started!

Here are some helpful tips as you prepare to piece your eighth block:


quilt with 12 sea shells in a circle, block in upper right corner highlighted: snail shell
Block (circle option) made with Speckled by Ruby Star Society: White Gold & Teal Navy
detail of quilt block that is an abstract design of a snail shell
Block (grid option) made with Grunge by Moda Fabrics: Horizon Blue and Cream

Shoreline Shells quilts A Foundation Paper Piecing (FPP) project. Design by Whole Circle Studio.

Want to sew along with us?

Register for the Shoreline Shells Block of the Month here and get the patterns.

Additional links:

Behind the Scenes: Shoreline Shells quilt
Shoreline Shells Block 1
Shoreline Shells Block 2
Shoreline Shells Block 3
Shoreline Shells Block 4
Shoreline Shells Block 5
Shoreline Shells Block 6
Shoreline Shells Block 7
Foundation Paper Piecing video tutorial/mini-class
Tips for Tiny Foundation Paper Piecing  video tutorial

Be sure to share your block progress using the #ShellsBOM and #ShorelineShellsQuilt on Instagram so we can see everyone’s progress!

Until next month happy piecing,

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