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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 NY Beauty Circle of Geese Block
NY Beauty Circle of Flying Geese Finished Quilt (4 blocks)
NY Beauty Circle of Flying Geese

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • paper-piecing
  • sewing curves

Pattern Description:

This is a partially paper pieced pattern for a New York Beauty Circle of Flying Geese block. I originally patterned this block for my mini quilt (pictured above) which won a Blogger's Quilt Festival award and was displayed at Quiltcon. Enclosed, you will find all the pattern pieces you need and basic 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


  • scraps for points and geese
  • 1 FQ for background

You Will Also Need:

  • printer paper
  • thread

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