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I'm Janice Ryan and I live in Los Angeles with my husband, 2 children and 4 cats (I'm not sure who creates more havoc when I try to sew-the children or the cats). Despite the Cali address and Irish ...

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NY Beauty Circle of Flying Geese

from Better Off Thread
(7) Name: 'Quilting : NY Beauty Circle of Flying Geese
NY Beauty Circle of Flying Geese Finished Mini (Version 2)
NY Beauty Circle of Flying Geese Finished Mini (Version 1)
NY Beauty Circle of Flying Geese 1 block

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • paper-piecing
  • sewing curves

Pattern Description:

This is a partially paper-pieced pattern for a 22" Mini Quilt. There are two versions to choose from and I plan to eventually offer add-on patterns, so you can add more variety to your New York Beauties.
Enclosed, you will find all the pattern pieces you need and instructions. Some paper-piecing knowledge is required. I can point you towards some free tutorials, if you are still learning. Enjoy, and if you have questions contact me!

Please check out my tutorials:
Paper-piecing curved flying geese: http://betteroffthread.com/2013/06/11/paper-piecing-curved-geese-a-tutorial/

Sewing tight curves: http://betteroffthread.com/2013/04/26/sewing-semi-circular-curves/

You may sell items made with this pattern on a small scale, but please credit me (Janice Ryan @ Better off Thread).

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 11.5" block
  • 18-3/4" x 22" finished mini quilt


  • 1 yard fabric for background
  • scraps for the main fabrics (roll-ups and charms will also work!)

You Will Also Need:

  • printer paper
  • thread

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