Wild goose chase quilt block

I love flying geese blocks.

This block is a classic and it dates back to the early colonial days according to Nancy Cabot.

Learn to make it in 3 minutes:

Cutting directions

Finished block size

12″ x 12″

  • 1 square, 9 1/4″ x 9 1/4″ in white
  • 1 square, 3 3/8″ x 3 3/8″ in a floral yellow print
  • 8 squares, 3 1/4″ x 3 1/4″ in bright pink
  • 8 squares, 2 7/8″ x 2 7/8″ in the floral yelllow print
  • 2 squares, 2 7/8″ x 2 7/8″ in yellow 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.

See all the quilts in the book in a real life project

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