Flying Geese Block
7-scraps of leftover Quilt Block of the Month fabric
1/4 yard of white fabric
Cut 7 rectangles measuring 3″ by 5 1/2″ from various solid fabrics
Cut 14 squares measuring 3″ by 3″ from white fabric
Cut 1 panel 4 1/2″ by 16″
Cut 1 panel 7 1/2″ by 16″
Step 1. Construct the seven flying geese blocks using the 3″ by 5 1/2″ rectangles and the 3″ white squares according to this Flying Geese Tutorial using 1/4″ seam allowances. Trim blocks to measure 2 1/2″ by 5″ flying geese blocks.
Step 2. Stitch all seven flying geese blocks into a long vertical row as shown below using 1/4″ seam allowances.
Step 3. To the left of the flying geese add the 4 1/2″ by 16″ panel by place flying geese strip with RST together and stitching using 1/4″ seam allowance.
Step 4. Add the 7 1/2″ by 16″ panel to the right of the flying geese strip by placing RST together and stitching using a 1/4″ seam allowance. The block should now look like the illustration below.
Step 5. Trim block to 16″ by 16″ if needed. You are now done with your Flying Geese Block!