Join us for the Celebration Sampler Quilt Along! We are counting down to our Fall Paducah QuiltWeek Show & Contest and our 35th Anniversary celebration. We will be marking the days with fun 8″ quilt blocks.
66″ x 66″
Want to make your quilt just like ours?
Each day a new block pattern will be released, for a total of 36 blocks.
Thank you for joining us in this adventure. Be sure to share your progress, questions, and ideas with us in the AQS Project Parade Facebook Group. We do a monthly Show & Tell and want to be sure you’re included!
8” x 8” finished
From the cream fabric, cut:
(4) 3” x 3”
(8) 2 ½” x 2 ½”
From the tan fabric, cut:
(1) 5 ½” x 5 ½”
From the orange fabric, cut:
(2) 2 ½” x 4 ½”
From the teal fabric, cut:
(2) 2 ½” x 4 ½”
Teal and Orange Flying Geese Geese
Mark the wrong side of a cream 2 ½” square in half diagonally once. Lay a marked square right sides together with an orange 2 ½” x 4 1⁄2” rectangle, oriented as shown below. Sew on the marked line. Trim excess a quarter inch from the sewn line and press. Repeat on the other side with another marked cream 2 ½” square. Make 2. Flying Geese unit measures 2 ½” x 4 1⁄2” unfinished.
Repeat process on cream 2 ½” squares and teal 2 ½” x 4 ½” rectangles. Make 2.
No-Waste Tan Flying Geese
(Click Here to see a video of this method in action!)
Using the No-Waste Flying Geese method mark four cream 3” squares in half diagonally once. Lay two cream marked squares over a tan 5 1/2″ square in diagonally opposite corners. Sew a quarter inch from the marked line on both sides. Cut apart and press.
Lay a marked cream square over the corner of the tan triangle. Sew a quarter inch from each side of the marked line. Cut apart and press. Repeat with the other tan triangle.
Trim Flying Geese to 2 ½” x 4 ½” rectangle. (Click Here for a video demonstrating how to trim Flying Geese.) Make 4 tan/cream Flying Geese.
Sew a tan/cream Flying Geese unit to the top of the teal/cream Flying Geese unit as shown below. Make 2. Unit measures 4 ½” square.
Repeat with tan/cream Flying Geese and orange/cream Flying Geese. Make 2.
Use the block diagram below to layout the block into rows.
Sew the units into rows.
Sew the rows together to complete the block.
Block measures 8 ½” x 8 ½” unfinished.
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