Flying Geese–Love it or Not

This quilt is one of those that you either love or you don’t. The colors are very bright and the green and orange and gold make me think of a particular kind of tractor. I’m still not sure whether I like the colors or not. After getting it made I decided it could go to one of the six grandsons. However, yesterday while I was sewing the label on this quilt, the grandson saw a commercial on TV with a dinosaur quilt and his face lit up. He said, “That’s what I want–a dinosaur quilt on my bed.” And no. . . I’m not starting over. . .

This quilt was made because the die that came with my GO! Big is the Flying Geese die. It makes a 3 x 6″ finished block. There were plenty of novelty fabric scraps, so I tried it out. And the geese multiplied. Now there’s enough for a multitude of quilts.

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These pics are of the quilt top, but the quilt is now quilted, bound, and labelled. More to come about the Flying Geese die and the process I used for cutting and stitching. 

Author: Marjorie Busby

My blog is about helping other quilters learn to use great tools in their quilting through what I can teach and through finding other bloggers who have good information. In addition, I am a mother and grandmother. Other hobbies include any other stitchery which makes me happy at the moment. I worked in clinical research for most of my career. I am now retired and enjoying every minute.

3 thoughts on “Flying Geese–Love it or Not”

  1. LOVE IT!!!! You always do great work. Still recoperating from last surgery but starting to sew a little.

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