Wednesday, May 2, 2012

Wild Goose Chase Block 9

It's week nine of the Wild Goose Chase.  How are your blocks coming?  I hope you liking them and how they all look together.  Here are mine along with this weeks addition.  I must say when I only had a few blocks I was doubting my decision to make an all solid quilt.  But with each addition I like them more and more.
For this weeks block you will need:
3- 3 1/2" geese find instructions here
8- 2" geese (now I know we have not made these before but the method is the same. If using the rulers cut 8- quarter squares from a 2" strip for geese and 16 half squares from a 2" strip for sky.  If your not using the rulers you will need 8- 2" x 3 1/2" rectangles for geese and 16-2" squares.  Then just sew them as you would the other sizes.)
2- 3 1/2" squares of sky fabric 
2- 3 1/2" x 6 1/2" rectangles of sky fabric
First sew a 3 1/2" square to either side of a 3 1/2" goose blocks

Sew your remaining 3 1/2" geese blocks together as shown.

Then sew the 3 1/2" x 6 1/2" rectangles to either side of this unit.

Sew all the 2" geese together in a row as shown.

The the 2- 3 1/2" geese unit to the right side of the 2" geese strip as shown.

Finally sew the remaining 3 1/2" geese unit to the left side of the 2" geese strip.  

Yeah! your block is complete.  

7 comments:

  1. Those look incredible together!

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  2. Your Geese are really coming along beautifully, Em.
    Congratulations! I just saw one of your patterns in Hancocks latest catalog!

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  3. I am sooooo luvin' your color choices!

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  4. I like the way all the different flying geese blocks look when placed side by side. An interesting look and would be fun to play with.

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  5. Your geese look fantastic all together like that. I am a bit behind with my geese. I have a deadline for another project and I have been working on that. Hope to get to the geese soon.

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  6. This is such a great quilt! Love the solids.

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  7. Thanks for showing all the blocks together - really highlights the blocks and colours and how they all work together. Thanks for all this hard work!

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