Sunday, August 24, 2014

The Quilt Block Quiz


Here is one of my earliest quilts.

It appeared in


Flying geese have always been a favorite block of mine.

Here is another of my early quilts from one if my earliest posts.




This was my first attempt at a flying geese border.
I learned a lot about fabric in this one.
The flying geese were made with assorted fat quarters.
Some of them, even though purchased from a local quilt shop,
were very thin fabrics that stretched and misshaped.
It is quite visible in the lower right corner.
I still love this quilt, though, and hang it every year in the fall.
It is not fall yet, so it is still tucked into my quilt closet.

Why am I posting this today?

According to the quiz on the

I am

"Flying Geese"
"If something's worth doing, it's worth doing right! You might seem shy at first, but once people get to know you they can't help but love you."




I found this posted by


and thought it was interesting so I am passing it along.

Have fun!

:) 






13 comments:

  1. I hadn't seen this - thank you. I passed it on to our quilt guild members - fun. Oh, I was a Log Cabin.

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  2. I was the Flying Geese, too! It's not my favorite block to sew, but maybe I need to relook at it. :O)

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  3. Cute quiz.... I came up Flying Geese too. I used to hate...hate....hate flying geese until I learned some of the newer, fail safe methods. Now I can live with it, but it's still one of the last blocks I'd choose. Hmmmm

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  4. Mine came up Big Star which happens to be one of the patterns I use for fast easy charity quilts.

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  5. That is great and will pass it on to by quilting buddies. I am a drunker path person my self although I have only made a block or two never a whole quilt. Must get on that this year.

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  6. Hi Pat,
    I'm a 'Flying Geese" too! Love both of these quilts!

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  7. Hi Pat I am flying geese to and one of the first quilts I sold when first started quilting had flying geese in it. It seemed really difficult back then but so much easier now with new methods to make it. Blessings Sandra

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  8. I'm Big Star. Sounds good to me....I'm big and I love stars.

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  9. I am a log cabin, but afraid did not agree with the result. 2 very nice quilts you have shared with us today, love autumn colours

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  10. I had fun with this quiz too Pat. I'm a log cabin, I think I agreed with most of it, but now have forgotten what it said! LOL :D

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  11. I'm a goose, too! That was a fun quiz. There are many ways to make flying geese with many tools. I think that's one of the things that appeals to be with the block even though I always seem to use the same technique. I know there are other options. Thanks for sharing some of your earliest creations and blogs.

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  12. I took the quiz at Sari's too, was a disappearing pinwheel on hers and yours too, all I can say is REALLY? Never made one in my life, but it was on my to do list, so I guess I'll go do it.........Really....and pinwheel ?

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  13. Pat, I got log cabin and have yet to make one :) My grandmother was a quilter before I was and she made me one but it got ruined in a fire. So now it will be my turn to make one I think! Thanks for sharing... love your blog and started following you too... looking forward to your post on the 1st :) Kathi

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