Octagon Shimmer quilt pattern

Jennifer Sampou

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by Jennifer Sampou

Take a traditional quilt block and infuse it with style! Pair neutrals and softer tones with more vibrant hues for playful Spiderweb blocks. Learn to piece a quilt with dynamic movement as you explore positive and negative space, color, and value. Improv Flying Geese dance across the border of this decidedly modern quilt pattern by fabric designer, Jennifer Sampou.

Finished quilt: 70" x 86"          Need fabric? Take a look at collections in stock!

Materials Needed:

Yardage is based on 42˝-wide fabric. 


White/cream prints and yarn dyes: 8–15 different fat quarters / half-yard cuts or 3–5 yards total*

Light to medium turquoise/ blue: 4–8 different fat quarters / half-yard cuts or 1–2 yards*

Medium neutrals: 8 fat quarters or 2 yards

Dark navy/charcoal prints: 3 fat quarters or 3/4 yard

Yellow: 2 fat quarters or 1/2 yard

FOR THE APPLIQUÉ ACCENTS1/8–1/4 yard each of 4–5 brights

FOR THE BORDERS: White/cream/metallics: 5–7 different fabrics to total 31/8 yards

Gray plaids: 1/8 yard each of light, medium, and dark

Green solid: 1/8 yard


Binding: 5/8 yard

Backing: 5-3/8 yards

Batting: 78˝ x 94˝

*In a range of values

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Category: quilt patterns

Type: Patterns