Thursday, February 7, 2019

Sew Your Stash Along Step 6




Sew Your Stash Along Step 6
(44 blocks that are 5 ½'' made up of 2 flying geese each)

Cutting Instructions
This will depend on the piecing method chosen.
If using the strip method with a 45 degree ruler, all strips will need to be cut 3’’



Sewing the Blocks

Use your favorite method for making flying geese that are 3’’ x 5 ½’’.
Make 44 of one color combination and 44 of a second color combination.
Or make them all scrappy and see what happens!


Pair two flying geese together as shown and sew together. Press the seam open.
Make 44 blocks.These will be 5 ½’’ square.
         
Adding to the units to the quilt



Arrange the blocks as shown and sew them into 2 rows of 10 blocks each.


(diagrams are NOT to scale)

Arrange the remaining blocks as shown and sew them into 2 rows of 12 blocks each.

Sew the rows of 10 blocks to opposite sides of the quilt.
Sew the rows of 12 blocks to the remaining two sided of the quilt.
Press the seams toward the row just added.

The quilt will now be 60 1/2'' square.



© Butterflythreadsquilting.com 2018

Coloring Sheet
Step 5
Step 6

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