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Date: 3/28/13 9:38 AM

What's the easiest way to make flying geese? I love these, but don't like making them. Maybe someone knows an easy way? Thanks.

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Date: 3/28/13 9:39 AM

I like the "No Waste" method...plus you get two at a time!!

Flying Geese

Same method..easier to understand
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Date: 3/28/13 11:32 AM

Thanks Jann. Have you ever used this
ruler?

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Date: 3/28/13 11:52 AM

Here are four
Flying Geese techniques.

Personally, I try to avoid specialty gadgets. It can lead to a collection of once (and sometimes, never) used items.

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Date: 3/28/13 12:01 PM

No, I googled Flying Geese when I was doing the Bonnie Hunter Mystery Quilt. She gave instructions for special types of rulers that I was unwilling to invest in, so I ended up finding my own instructions...

I loved those instructions because they give two at a time...Nice when you are trying to do 120 or lots at a time!

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Date: 3/28/13 12:17 PM

I use this method with the Lazy Girls Flying Geese Ruler..

http://www.lazygirldesigns.com/products/item/Flying_Geese_Ruler/269/c48

I use the ruler to double check my cuts.
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Date: 3/28/13 10:01 PM

I use Ricky Tim's one seam goose method. However It gives you three dimensional, and therefore thicker, geese. I used them on Bonnie Hunter's Easy St.

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Date: 3/29/13 0:41 AM

I've used the Quilt in a Day flying geese ruler. I like this method; you make 4 at a time.

Watch a video of Eleanor Burns demonstrating how to use this ruler. In this demo she also shows how to trim up the units using a "regular" quilting ruler. You don't absolutely NEED the special ruler, but it's convenient.

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Date: 3/29/13 2:15 AM

Check out the Utube tutorial by Jenny with Missiouri Quilt Company on how to use the rulers to make flying geese.

Tutorial

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Date: 3/29/13 4:17 AM

Deonn Stott has a great tutorial for Flying Geese (among others) on her website that was filmed for Riley Blake's Cutting Corners College.

http://quiltscapesquilting.blogspot.jp/ So easy and very little waste! Amazing!

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