New Friday Tutorial: Flying Geese Diamond Quilt

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The Flying Geese Diamond Quilt is as Quick as it is Beautiful! Free Video Tutorial with Jenny Doan!

Yes, it’s July. Yes, we’re featuring Christmas fabric in our new tutorial! Anything to take our  minds off of the sweltering Missouri summer heat!

What would happen if the One Seam Flying Geese Quilt and the Easy Cathedral Window Quilt had a baby? It would look a lot like the Flying Geese Diamond Quilt… and it would be the cutest baby ever.

This gorgeous quilt combines fast-as-lightning flying geese construction with deceptively simple curves for a look that is as stunning as it is easy! Click on the button to watch the tutorial and get all the supplies that Jenny used!

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Winter 2016 Issue of BLOCK Magazine

By now we hope you’ve had a chance to read the latest issue of BLOCK magazine. Isn’t it beautiful? It’s full of ideas and wonderful stories. Are you feeling inspired to make something new? Keep sharing your projects with us using #makesomethingtoday on social media. We think you’re sew amazing!

To help you get you started on your favorite new project, we’ve put together everything you’ll need to see your ideas come to life! Click HERE to find the perfect fabrics, all the necessary templates and supplies, Jenny’s tutorials from YouTube, and even links for machine quilting. After all, what’s the fun of an idea book if those ideas never become reality? We know you’ve got it in you! You’re a quilting champion!

Pssst… The second issue of ModBlock is fresh off the press and we’re so excited! We think you’ll love the innovative ideas and inspiring projects! They’re for everyone, whether you consider yourself a modern quilter or if you just want to try something new. This is a special edition of BLOCK and is not included in your regular BLOCK Subscription, but it’s a great addition to any order! Grab your very own copy HERE and start quilting outside the box!

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New Friday Tutorial: The Tangled Geese Quilt

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Make a Tangled Geese Quilt with Jenny Doan and her free Video Tutorial!

Geese are well known for flying in neat little v-shaped formations. It’s orderly, it’s predictable, aaand…it’s a tad stuffy, don’t you think? Why not throw caution to the wind and give those geese a little freedom to roam? Turn up some sweet tunes and pass out a few fancy drinks just for kicks; really let those birdies shake a tail feather! This week’s Tangled Geese Quilt is a fun take on the traditional Flying Geese.

Make a Tangled Geese Quilt with Jenny Doan and her free Video Tutorial!

Add a little spice to your Flying Geese repertoire by trying out Jenny’s Tangled Geese Quilt!

Make a Tangled Geese Quilt with Jenny Doan and her free Video Tutorial!

Click on the button to watch the tutorial and see everything you need to make your own Tangled Geese Quilt!

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Make a Tangled Geese Quilt with Jenny Doan and her free Video Tutorial!

New Friday Tutorial: The One Seam Flying Geese Quilt & Advent Wall Hanging

MSQC New Tutorial on the Blog!

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Have you ever drooled over a quilt pattern and then been super discouraged by how much is involved in creating it? Well, I love flying geese, but sometimes I just want something a little simpler, so I am so excited about this method of making a flying geese. You won’t believe how easy it is!

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Here’s a basic preview of how to make this amazing block! You’re definitely going to want to watch this one to catch all the details!


Jenny came up with a darling bonus project using this same method! Look at this great holiday wall hanging!

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When you sew your flying geese together, it creates little pockets on either side, so Jenny created this Christmas-y layout with 24 pockets that makes a little Christmas Advent Calendar! You could applique some numbers on there and really personalize it to make something really sweet!

We even created some super cute printables to use for the advent for some fun things you can do each day with your family! You can download it here:


Or you could just use it as a festive wall hanging and fill the pockets with Christmas cards or wrapped candies! You can do whatever you want!

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“Gooseberries”, a Jelly Roll Quilt

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This was inspired by a quilt I saw several weeks ago though but I don’t know who to credit for it or even it’s original name.  This is somewhat different than the original though, what I loved about the original quilt was how the geese flew through the blocks!  So I took that idea and ran!  I framed them in a jelly roll friendly pattern that I thought would look good with our geese and decided on the “Berry Delicious” jelly roll by Sew Treasured for Moda.   It worked perfectly!  The colors and patterns split just right and I couldn’t be happier with how it turned out!

Just so you know I used 40 different fabric strips on this quilt with scraps leftover to fix a few mistakes 🙂  (Always cut and sew carefully!)  And I completed the top in 2 afternoons with only a few whining children and 1 helpful husband!Gooseberries2

To start you need to separate your strips.
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