How do you sew flying geese together?
Basic Flying Geese – Produces 1 Block
- On the wrong side of 2 dark 3 ½” squares, draw a guideline from corner to corner.
- Place 1 dark square right side down on a light 3 ½” x 6 ½” rectangle. Sew along the guideline. Using a rotary cutter and ruler, trim ¼” from the seam. …
- Repeat step 2 with the other 3 ½” dark square.
How are flying geese blocks calculated?
To make custom-sized flying geese blocks, cut one large square and four small squares. These five squares will yield four flying geese blocks. Check it out: One large square makes four “geese.” Four small squares make eight pieces of “sky.”
What is a flying geese quilt block?
Flying Geese Quilting Blocks
It’s easy to make no-waste flying geese for your quilts and other projects. This technique lets you sew small squares to a larger square to produce four accurate flying geese. Unlike other quick-pieced geese projects, there’s no fabric wasted with this technique.
What does the flying geese quilt pattern mean?
Flying Geese: A signal to follow the direction of the flying geese as they migrated north in the spring. Most slaves escaped during the spring; along the way, the flying geese could be used as a guide to find water, food and places to rest.
How do you make flying geese 2 at a time?
Cut between the lines and press. With each of these cat-eared segments, place a small square. Sew a scant ¼” seam on either side of this line. Voila – you have two flying geese!