Flying Fat Quarters

Monique Jacobs
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  • In-depth Instruction; over 121 mins
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  • Available for purchase: $39.99
Meet your instructor, teacher and quilt designer Monique Dillard. Then discover what you'll learn over the course of this class and dive into learning how to design and cut Flying Geese from fat quarters.
Jump right into your first project, a gorgeous Flying Geese pillow. Learn how to construct units and blocks, add sashings to create aesthetic intrigue, and finish the pillow top and backing for a polished completed project.
Explore various methods for making the most of your fat quarters as Monique illustrates optional colorways, block designs and quilt layouts that will spark your imagination and help you dream up new Flying Geese designs of your own.
Follow along with Monique as she walks you through the assembly and construction of her Stacked Geese quilt, a beautiful wall-hanging or lap quilt project. You'll learn layout, sewing and pressing tips that will result in seamlessly aligned, professional-looking blocks that yield a stunning finished quilt.
Put your new skills to work as you discover alternative methods for creating your blocks. Monique introduces her signature "Fit to be Geese" rulers and covers different techniques for cutting, constructing and pressing Flying Geese components.
Tackle the blocks for a large quilt with step-by-step instructions on how to prepare and construct even more Flying Geese block options. Work with half-square triangles and flip corners from prior lessons as you assemble everything you've learned so far into a work of art.
In the final lesson, you'll finish your large quilt with Monique's professional tips along the way. Monique wraps up the class with even more design ideas, sharing quilts and construction ideas that you can try at home on any project of your choosing.
7 Lessons
2  hrs 1  mins

Guidance from professional pattern designer Monique Jacobs, formerly 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.

Monique Jacobs

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 Winners, Traditional Fat Quarter Quilts and Diamond Traditions.


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Flying Fat Quarters Purchase this class for $39.99.