Online Class

Flying Fat Quarters


Master Flying Geese through three fat quarter quilt projects. Plus, add Flying Geese to traditional blocks—creating personalized variations and all-time favorite quilts.

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What You Get

  • 7 Streaming HD video lessons with anytime, anywhere access
  • Class materials
  • Hours of close-up instruction
  • Answers to student questions from instructor, Monique Dillard
  • Closed captioning available (web only)

How it works

  • Once you purchase find your class in your class library.
  • Watch on any device anytime.
  • Find class materials in the class viewer.

Class Overview

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.

Lesson Breakdown

1. Cutting Flying Geese
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.
2. Flying Geese Pillow
3. Make the Most of Your Fat Quarters
4. Stacked Geese Quilt
5. Flying Geese Alternative Methods
6. Putting the Block Together
7. Large Quilt Construction

Taught by

Monique Dillard
Monique Dillard
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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