London Quilt Pattern

©2007 Publications International, Ltd. The London Quilt Pattern makes a timeless, beautiful quilt.

The London Quilt Pattern is an example of the timeless beauty of quilting. The quilt pattern repeats the London Square Quilt Block. Download the two-page London Quilt Pattern as a PDF to print out the pattern. You'll need to enlarge the quilt block to 125%.

To make the London Quilt Pattern:


Make 80 blocks, and stitch them together in 10 rows of 8 blocks as shown. Add inner border and

sawtooth square border (see the Quilt Borders page). Finished size is about 84 x 112 inches.

To make the London Square Quilt Block:

©2007 Publications International, Ltd. The London Square Quilt Block is from the


A: Cut 7, and cut 7 from contrasting fabric. B: Cut 2.

(Variation: Use 3 fabrics, as shown in the second picture below.)

©2007 Publications International, Ltd. The simplicity of the London Square Quilt Block lends itself to a blend of solid and patterned fabrics.


Stitch 7 A's to make a row, alternating fabrics. Make 2. (One row will begin and end with A; second row will begin and end with contrast A.) Stitch rows together, matching unlike fabrics. Stitch a B to either side of A's rows.

©2007 Publications International, Ltd. The London Square Quilt Block works well with bold or subtle fabrics.

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Lucie Sinkler is a versatile designer who specializes in both quilted and knitted projects. Her designs have appeared in national magazines such as Vogue, Christmas Crafts, and Knitting Made Easy.