Metropolis is composed of 18 full, 10 half & 4 quarter blocks primarily constructed by 1 block design.  Initially, strips of fabrics are joined together; this eases the block-making process. Strip sets are cross-cut to make units A & B.  Strip-piecing provides the means in which to efficiently sew 32 patches into a 12 inch block framework.  Pieced patches are arranged to create 2 blocks:  B1 & B2.  The quilt center is wrapped with 2 lapped borders.

Many, many thanks to Shawn Leighton for making “Metropolis ” look so good!

Quilt Size: From 55 x 71 Inches  

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Every effort is made to present a well written, well illustrated, quilter-friendly pattern.  Pattern includes: Cover Page, Yardage Information, & “Good to Know” Basics for Quiltmaking.  The color illustrations, diagrams & written instructions are specific to the making of "Metropolis". 

Skill Level:  Confident Beginner Quilter

Fabric Requirements


• Strip piecing

• Block Assembly

• Lapped Border Instruction

• Binding Instruction

Useful Items:

Creative Grids™ Rulers recommended

  1. 12.5 inch Square Ruler(CGR12)

• 1/4 in Presser Foot with guide