I have loved so many of the scrappy trip around the world quilts that I've seen that I just had to make one. However, I don't have as much time to sew my own stuff lately as I'd like, so I had to figure out a way to modify it. Another thing I didn't like about the traditional pattern was the amount of waste you had if you tried using entire widths of fabric--you could make two blocks but then you'd have 11" or so left and I found that frustrating.
I solved both of those problems by increasing my strip width from the traditional 2.5" to 3.5". Doing this made the blocks finish up at 18", so only 20 blocks made a 72" x 90" quilt. Perfect.
Finish it Up Friday and Link a Finish Friday.