Floating Mariner (block pattern)

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Floating Mariner (block pattern) Pattern


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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details

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Home Decor


Wall Hanging

Skill Level:

medium skill level requirement Intermediate

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)

About Designer

About Designer

Jennifer O. on craftsy.com

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!

I'm absolutely captivated by paper piecing as a medium and have been designing patterns since 2004.

My patterns, tutorials and more are available on my website/blog, Sewhooked (sewhooked.com). I also have many free ...

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