Simple Blocks – Flying Geese

The Flying Geese unit is very versatile – there are several ways to make it and it crops up in a number of blocks. The unit itself is based on a rectangle that’s twice as long as it is wide. You will find instructions for making the unit on the Tutorials page.

FG unit

Two together will make a square unit, or block –

FG block

Put lots of them together to make a strippy quilt –

FG quilt

Turn the centre row around for a bit of variety –

Fg quilt a

Or add a strip of print fabric in between the rows –

Flying Geese

FG strippy

And, of course, it lends itself well to borders –

autumn star sampler

Next time we’ll have a look at one of the most versatile blocks to use Flying Geese units – the Sawtooth Star.

Download the pdf of instructions for the Flying Geese units here.


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s