Skill Level CONFIDENT BEGINNER
Finished Size 9" x 9"
4 rectangles 3 1/2" x 6 1/2"
1 square 3 1/2"
8 squares 3 1/2"
Assembling the Block
Step 1. Draw diagonal line on wrong side of black print 3 1/2˝ square. Referring to Diagram I, place marked square on red rectangle, right sides together, aligning raw edges. Stitch on drawn line; trim away and discard excess fabric. Open and press. Repeat on opposite corner to make pieced rectangle. Make 4.
Step 2. Referring to Diagram II, join pieced rectangle and black square using a partial seam. Sew from edge to middle of black square and backstitch.
Step 3. Add 2 more pieced rectangles (Diagram III).
Step 4. Join last pieced rectangle along long side. Sew from outside of block to partial seam created in Step 1 to create Whirling Geese Block (Diagram IV).