Learn the Lazy Way to Make Flying Geese Quilt Blocks
Lazies, There must be about a ba-gillion ways to make flying geese units for your quilt projects. So, what’s so darn special about the Lazy Girl Designs way to make flying geese?
Our Flying Geese x 4 No Math (FGX4) ruler allows you to make four units at a time, in 12 sizes, with no math, and all units finish with the straight of grain on the edges.
If you haven’t had a chance to see our Lazy method for making flying geese units, grab a cuppa, and surf on over to www.KayeWoodTV.com and watch me demonstrate this ruler online anytime.
www.KayeWoodTV.com went live just a few weeks ago, offering a selection of Kaye’s Quilting Friends segments, free, online, anytime you want to watch. My flying geese segment was added today.
Here’s what you’ll see in this 14+ minute clip: all five of the different units you can make with our tool, some fabulous quilts, and a number of cool table runners from Far-Flung Quilts.
The FGX4 makes a number of blocks:
Half Square Triangles
Quarter Square Triangle
Triple Tri Squares
Quarter Square Geese
Lazies, be sure to watch the short intro that loads when you land at the site. It’s a brief ‘what is what’ that will walk you through the offerings. You can watch, fast forward, rewind, pause, etc – all on-demand with no subscription fees.
Lazy Girl Designs appears on two other episodes at http://www.kayewoodtv.com/ featuring our Chelsea Tote with the No-Fear zipper technique and our fringe-tastic SquareKnots quilt.
Kaye, Thank You for offering this resource!
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Loved the video of you on Kaye’s show. I used your Flying Geese ruler to make a baby quilt that had flying geese in all four borders. I love the creative part of designing a quilt and color palettes, but the math can drive me crazy. Your ruler allowed me to enjoy making the quilt and my points were nice and sharp, with no tricky bias edges. Thanks for the ruler and I’ll be using it lots in the future.
I wish I could get this site……I have dial-up….tooo slow
I knew there must be a way to do this, now I know; thanks so much. I just did a border with @100 flying geese blocks and paper pieced it . My next ones will use this method
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Is this video still posted? I had a hard time finding it.
I can’t get your video to show up on the site. How do I get this flying geese video.
I can’t find the video you reference for learning how to use the Flying Geese x4 Ruler. I just need some help learning how to use the ruler that I purchased today. Thank you.
I am trying to find a online class using flying geese x4 ruler.
FLYING GEESE X 4
I am making some flying geese using this ruler. Cut out the I size. They were suppose to be
2 3/4 x 5 1/2 but mine are 3 1/4 x 6. What am I doing wrong or do you trim them to the correct size??
Sharon, It might be the difference between ‘finished’ size and ‘cut’ size. The difference between the sizes you noted is the 1/4″ seam allowance. The 3 1/4″ x 6″ will finish to the 2 3/4″ x 5 1/2″ when sewn into your project. Check your project to clarify whether it states finished or cut size.