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Jennifer O. on craftsy.com
Austin, Texas

Hi, I'm Jennifer!

I learned to sew with needle and thread at the age of four by stitching nine patches that my grandmother gave me as busy work. I've been crafting ever since!

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Floating Mariner (block pattern)

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(7) Name: 'Quilting : Floating Mariner (block pattern)
Floating Mariner (block pattern)
Floating Mariner (block pattern)
Floating Mariner (block pattern)

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • paper piecing
  • strip piecing
  • basic piecing

Pattern Description:

The Floating Mariner is my take on a traditional block, The Mariner's Compass. Use it as a single block for a wall hanging, use several for a table runner or make multiple blocks for a breathtaking quilt!

paper piecing, strip piecing

15 1/2 x 15 1/2 finished size (for single block)

Includes paper pieced patterns and piecing instructions for the Floating Mariner block.

See all my patterns on sewhooked.com

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 15 1/2" x 15 1/2" (per block)


  • 1/4 yard dark
  • 1/4 yard light
  • 1/3 yard background

You Will Also Need:

  • thread
  • sewing machine
  • iron
  • rotary cutting tools
  • paper scissors
  • Add-A-Quarter Ruler (optional)

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