I love mini quilts, but I really prefer bed size quilts, as does my hubby. So I looked at 2 patterns I wanted to do. Both were in quiltmaker magazine and both were ones I wanted to do. I have decided to combine the two.
One was Sew Many Geese and the other was Garden Geese.
I got all my pieces for the geese cut, and started putting them together and I realized that I cut them wrong. I had mixed up my pieces. Oh well. It happens and thank goodness I see Canadian geese a lot, so they are Canadian geese as they are white.
I love to go outside and watch the geese flying over.
Because of time restraints I made the throw pillow first.
With all of my quilts, depending on size, I want to do a throw pillow, pillow shams and a quilt.
I do have pieces cut for the quilt, and I will share that as soon as it is done. So, what I will be doing on the quilt, is long rows of geese, and on my sashing strips, I will do the flowers.
|Stack of geese ready for the quilt|
|Marking and cutting bias strips for the stems for the quilt|
One day, I will make both of these quilts, but for now I will combine the 2.
I would love for you to visit the other bloggers on this hop as well. And thank you Carol for such a fun hop. Now to get my project done for Friday's hop and work on the ones for next month.
Check out all the amazing bloggers who will be participating:
Love the cushion, looking forward to seeing the finished quilt 😍ReplyDelete
The pillow looks nice! Have fun with the quilt too!ReplyDelete
I love flying geese! Your pillow is lovely, and I'm sure the shams and quilt will be too.ReplyDelete
Love your flying geese. Flying geese and I do not get along. Just tried Eleanor Burns' method and think I've finally hit on a way to get them made right. Thanks for sharing. Hope I get to see your finished quilt.ReplyDelete
Hi Kathy! Your pillow has a great color palette. Your quilt can't help but be gorgeous since you're using the same fabrics. I look forward to seeing it finished. Happy Monday to you. ~smile~ RoseanneReplyDelete
Your pillow is lovely, flying geese projects are always visually appealing.ReplyDelete
It's so frustrating to be in bed not feeling well when there is so much sewing to do. Glad you're feeling better! Sometimes mistakes turn out to be treasures and I think that's what your flying geese quilt will be. The pillow is beautiful with the white reversed with the patterned print! Thank you for blogging with us. :O)ReplyDelete
Your pillow turned out great and I can relate to bigger projects than can get accomplished at times.ReplyDelete
such pretty ideas. thanks for sharing today.ReplyDelete
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I have mixed up colors before in a pineapple quilt, so I can relate to that. But those geese can be any color at all and white geese are perfectly fine. Your pillow is great.ReplyDelete
I'm pretty sure we all can relate to this post. Your pillow is wonderful so your misstep was meant to be.ReplyDelete
I love anything with flying geese, truly love your quilt. Denise-For the love of geeseReplyDelete
Flying geese are definitely one of my favorites. Great pillow!ReplyDelete
I love flying geese quilts, too. Pretty pillow. Thank you for sharing in the hop ... :-) PatReplyDelete
Very neat projects! Awesome pillow! Enjoy your day! :-) :-)ReplyDelete
I love your flying geese quilts!ReplyDelete
Your pillow is really pretty. I like flying geese but I don't like to sew them.Thank you for sharing today.ReplyDelete
I admire anyone that can make flying geese as it's not my thing. Great pillow!ReplyDelete
Cute pillow. Flying geese are not my thing either, so kudos to you! Thanks for sharing!ReplyDelete
Great reminder of the old ways. .ReplyDelete
Your fancy Flying Geese pillow is SEW perfect for the Show Your Wings Blog Hop!! Best of luck getting the bed quilt done now that you are feeling better.ReplyDelete
Great start, the combined project sounds lovely.ReplyDelete
Glad you are feeling better! They both look fun!ReplyDelete
Great idea - flying geese!ReplyDelete
Your cushion cover is an absolute delight! Nicely done!ReplyDelete
Great geese - I like the white in the center! I never remember which is the geese and which is they sky.ReplyDelete
Great quilt. I've never made a flying geese quilt.ReplyDelete
This will make a really nice set. It seem that several will be working on you projects for awhile. Looking forward to your finish.ReplyDelete