Intermediate | 1 hour 10 min
The flying geese pattern is a perennial quilt design favorite and that never goes out of style. Learn how to paper piece circular flying geese with award-winning quilter Sarah Bond. You'll get a lot of practice sewing large and small curves while completing a complex mini-quilt. It's composed of four identically sewn quadrants and measures up to 24 inches square. You can also use these components to design a larger quilt by combining them with other elements or negative space. Sarah loves traditional quilt forms and giving them a more modern spin. These geese may look small - but they are big fun!Learn how to:
Here’s what you’ll need:
- Scraps of cotton or cotton blend fabric for the geese
- Background fabric - 1/4 - 1/2 yard
- Rotary cutter and cutting mat
- Sewing machine with neutral thread
- Seam ripper
- Iron and ironing surface
- Quilting rulers
- Finger-pressing tool - Sarah uses a plastic bottle cap
- Sew a mini quilt with circular flying geese
- Foundation paper piece
- Plan colors and compose your block
- Sew on large and small curves
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8 users recommended this class to a friend
Sarah is an excellent teacher. Her presentation is smooth and clear. She explained every step as she demonstrated it. There is nothing about her class that I would change.
1 day ago
Great tips for foundation paper piecing and sewing curves. The black and white sample at the end is stunning!
6 days ago