In the Arabian Nights, there are lots of merchants, and they are buying and selling goods to be sold in the markets in these stories. Spice trade was a huge part of this trade, and ancient spice routes, were literal things!
The quilt, Spice Route, is a sampler of sorts of spiced blocks blown in from across the continent. This quilt assembles quickly, teaches you traditional blocks, lets your quilting run wild... and is all together really cool. The pattern shows crystal clear cutting instructions and bomb dot com piecing guide, as well as additioanl details about quilting and finishing
It also makes a super quilt for a class!