This is a beginner’s quilting block. It’s quick and easy to make. To make it easier you can use 5 inch charm squares.
How to make 4 easy flying geese blocks at once
Each individual flying geese piece is 2 1/2 inch x 4 1/4 inch.
Materials for 4 flying geese at once
- one 5 inch fabric square
- four 2 3/4 inch fabric squares in contrasting fabric
How to arrange the flying geese into quilts
This is a relatively easy block if you’ve done appliqué before.
How to make Dear Jane block C09
Where to get the Jane A. Stickle Quilt patterns
Susan Gatewood’s paper foundation . All patterns are free though Susan says “I only ask that you consider making a donation to the Bennington Museum, in Bennington, Vermont. And if you do, it would make me tremendously happy if you would tell them that you have received help from me.” I totally recommend Susan’s patterns as they are very easy to use.
How to do foundation paper piecing
Dear Jane progress
See all blocks I’ve done together in a larger size.
If you’ve never done English paper piecing or EPP this is an easy project to start with.
For this I printed a few sheets of 1 inch hexagons (pdf), but if you prefer to start with larger pieces, you can use up 1 1/2 inch or 2 inch hexagons. You’ll find those two sizes on the pdf download as well.
This mini quilt is 29 inches wide.
How to make English paper piecing (EPP) hexagons
This is a beginner’s project.
You can see that the quilt starts with a hexies flower and then hexagons are added in rows.
This is it.