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Summer in the Country: Goose Pond

Summer in the Country: Goose Pond

Written by: 
Susan Vaughan

Inspired by relaxing with friends on a lazy summer afternoon, porch swings, iced tea and laughter, Summer in the Country is here.  Using Back Porch by Me & My Sister Designs, this collection will be in shops in August.

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YIELD

12" finished block

INGREDIENTS

From Fabric A, Cut:
(36) 2½” squares

From Fabric B, Cut:
(18) 2½” x 4½”  rectangles of various prints

If using yardage for background fabric, cut (3) 2½” x WOF strips of fabric. Cut into (36) 2½” squares.

INSTRUCTIONS

Step 1: Flying Geese

Draw a diagonal line on the back of each 2½” x 2½” background fabric squares. Place a background square right sides together on the right hand side of a 2½” x 4½” print rectangle. Sew along the line and trim ¼” away from the seam. Press out. Repeat on the left hand side, creating a fl ying geese block.

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Make (18) fl ying geese units. Each flying geese unit measures 2½” x 4½” unfinished.

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ASSEMBLE THE BLOCK

Join block units as shown. Trim block to 12½” unfinished size.

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Susan Vaughan

@thefeltedpear

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