3-D Flying Geese Quilt Block

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I love this block.  It looks harder than it is….which makes you look like a professional quilter 🙂

The seam in the center is hidden behind the flying geese part, making it an illusion.

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Materials Needed:

2- background 3″ X 3″

1- flying geese 3″ X 5 1/2″

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3-D Flying Geese Quilt Block Tutorial~

1)  Fold the rectangle in half and finger press

2)  Place this folded rectangle in between the two background squares- lining up the raw edge.  The fold will be just beyond 1/4″ from one edge of the background squares

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3)  Sew along the side

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4)  Open the block –notice that the fold is at the top and one side is caught in the seam

5)  Pull the sides to the corners of the squares

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6)  Trim the excess flying geese

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7)  Using glue- {I use Fabric Fuse by Thermoweb— LOVE this stuff!}–  put a couple of dots down to make the flying geese from shifting out of it’s spot.  This will replace using pins.  So handy!

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8)  Repeat this process for as many 3-d Flying Geese quilt blocks you need.

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The 3-d part of the block is on the angle on either side of the center seam.

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Have you made this 3-d quilt block before?  Have any hints? Tips to share?

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