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.
Two together will make a square unit, or block –
Put lots of them together to make a strippy quilt –
Turn the centre row around for a bit of variety –
Or add a strip of print fabric in between the rows –
And, of course, it lends itself well to borders –
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.