Flying Geese

Flying Geese



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Students will produce multiple flying geese blocks at a time. Learn to use "points trimmer" so pieces will align and match and not cut off tips. Different methods will be presented for trimming points. Chance to play with color combinations. Students will make multiple blocks without drawing diagonal lines.

Supply List:

Fabric mounts for each block:

center square 31/2 inch

Sample used brown

geese 3-4 1/4

Sample used rust, orange, red other fall colors

         4-2 5/8  

background behind geese   12- 2 3/8

Sample used gold

                                        4- 2  3/8


larger triangles 1- 9 3/4



Sample used variety fall prints

Finished block size 12 3/4 + seam allowance

Sewing Supplies:  
Rulers: 12 inch square, 6 inch square, 6 1/2 x 18 or 6 x 18
Rotary cutter, matt
Bring enough fabric for several blocks
Sewing machine, wound bobbins
FYI: If you want to make a full size quilt queen takes about 30 blocks set 5 across x 6 down to use same background behind flying geese takes approx. 2 yards of fabric. You would need extra if making flying geese border. All other fabric for this quilt was fat quarters or stash. Blocks without borders finish to 63 3/4 x 76 1/2

OPTIONAL ITEMS: Point trimmer: any of these: prep tool, or Judy Martin point trimmer.
If you do not have one, NO NEED TO BUY teacher will bring some you can try.

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