Monique Dillard
Craftsy Instructor

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Monique's love of quilting was encouraged by relatives who taught her the art of handwork and sewing. Before beginning her quilt design business, Open Gate, Monique was an instructor at her local quilt shop for 15 years. These days, she teaches across the United States at quilt guilds and weekend retreats. Monique has designed six quilting rulers, more than 90 Open Gate patterns and written three books with C&T Publishing: Fat Quarter ... Read Full Bio »

Monique's Craftsy Classes


Flying Fat Quarters

Guidance from professional pattern designer Monique Dillard will empower you to add your own creative twist to traditional blocks with custom patterns of graceful Flying Geese.  During class, you'll create classic quilt projects with flawless Flying Geese and without wasting fabric.  Get comfortable cutting and piecing Flying Geese as you make a decorative pillow. Blend Flying Geese into traditional Courthouse Stepped blocks for a lap quilt with soaring visual interest. Make a large quilt with on-point blocks featuring swirling Flying Geese, half-square triangles, flip corners, and a brilliant secondary star pattern! Along the way, learn pressing and piecing tips for beautifully precise projects. 

$29.99 $39.99

Monique's Projects

Stacked Geese Finished Quilt
Flying Geese Pillow
Stacked Geese Block in Progress
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