This is a classic block and a skill builder too.
The block has a quarter square triangles unit in the centre, 4 flying geese units and 4 half square triangles.
Finished block size
Two 12″ x 12″ squares.
For 2 quarter square triangle unit (you’ll have one left):
- two squares 7 1/2″ x 7 1/2″ in contrasting fabrics.
For the flying geese units:
- 2 rectangles, 3 1/2″ x 6 1/2″ in turquoise
- 2 rectangles, 3 1/2″ x 6 1/2″ in a light floral print
- 4 squares, 3 1/2″ x 3 1/2″ in turquoise
- 4 squares, 3 1/2″ x 3 1/2″ in a light floral print
For the half square triangles:
- 2 squares, 4″ x 4″ in turquoise
- 2 squares, 4″ x 4″ in a light floral print
My book Turnabout Patchwork
“Turnabout Patchwork. Simple quilts with a twist” is all about playing with blocks – making a block, slicing it up, and turning or repositioning the pieces to make a completely different block (sometimes two smaller blocks) to yield endless quilt tops.
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See all the quilts in the book in a real life project
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