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Quilt Block Pattern

 

Christmas Geese

Size: 12" Finished
Advanced Beginner Level

Christmas Geese Block

 

Cutting Instructions
Christmas Print

... 1A - Cut 4 squares 3 1/2" x 3 1/2"
... 1B - Cut 1 square 4 3/4" x 4 3/4"
Red
... 2C - Cut 8 rectangles - 2" x 3 1/2"

Green
... 3C - Cut 8 rectangles - 2" x 3 1/2"
... 3D - Cut 2 squares 3 7/8" x 3 7/8" - Cut once diagonally to make 4 half square triangles
Background
..... 4E - Cut 32 squares 2" x 2"

Piecing the Block
Step 1. Flying Geese - Layer 4E square on one end of 2C rectangle. Sew directly on top of drawn line (see Diagram I). Cut off corner 1/4" from seam line. Press toward triangle. Repeat steps for other side of rectangle.


Diagram I

Step 2. Using Diagram II as a placement and color guide, sew four Flying Geese together to form Sub Unit 1. Make 4.
Step 3. Referring to Diagram III, sew triangles to square to make Square in Square unit. Make 1.


Diagram II

Diagram III

Step 4. Using Block Assembly Diagram as placement guide, layout units and 1A squares. Sew together to make rows. Sew rows together to make Christmas Geese Block.


Block Assembly Diagram


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