Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Flock of Geese ++ Pattern Release

I am happy to announce the release of two new patterns, Flock of Geese and Layered Addition!  I will be highlighting Flock of Geese today and then Layered Addition tomorrow and each is being offered for a special introductory price of $7.50.  Both patterns are offered in a digital pdf and professional full color printed version (printed version only available through Etsy).

Craftsy:  digital version
Etsy: digital version, printed version

The pattern is on sale for one week (through Tuesday April 24th at midnight) for only $7.50. 
(You can use coupon code TWOPATTERNS for $2 off two patterns or THREEPATTERNS $4 off 3 patterns in my Etsy shop for even more savings.)

(photo by Kitty Wilkin)

Flock of Geese was originally published as part of the 2018 Quilter's Planner and know as a stand alone pattern, I have expanded the instructions for both a baby and lap sized quilt.



Flock of Geese is a modern take on the traditional Birds in the Air quilt block designed for advanced beginner / intermediate level quilters.  To create the quilt top, I pulled various teal, green, blue, and yellow colored printed from my stash.


I assembled the quilt top with the blocks on-point, giving a different look to the traditional Birds in the Air design.  I quilted Flock of Geese with randomly spaced diagonal lines to form a cross-hatch pattern using Aurifil 50 wt in white (color 2024). The diagonal lines are in a variety of spaciongs from about 3/8" to 1".  I like the texture the quilting gives, but I must admit that it was very time consuming.

 Photograph by Kitty Wilkin @nightquilter, taken for The Quilter's Planner 2018 @thequiltersplanner

Photograph by Kitty Wilkin @nightquilter, taken for The Quilter's Planner 2018 @thequiltersplanner

Here are some other renderings of the design...








Many, many thanks to Yvonne @ Quilting Jetgirl and Paige @Quilted Blooms for their help with tech editing this pattern!

Remember, you can find Flock of Geese on Craftsy and Etsy (digital and print) for only $7.50 through Tuesday the 24th and if you make a Flock of Geese quilt please share it using #FlockofGeeseQuilt.  Thanks!




8 comments:

  1. love this pattern would look good in so many color combinations

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  2. Beautiful Cheryl! Congrats on another great pattern...two actually!

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  3. Kitty takes some gorgeous photos! I recognize that lighthouse! I grew up there!

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  4. Great pattern Cheryl. I love seeing all the variations.

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  5. Gorgeous pattern! I saw it in Quilter's Planner and I love the green / yellow color combinations.

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  6. Wow, this is another beauty Cheryl! Fabric choices, design, quilting, and photography shot, yum!

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  7. Beautiful quilt, Cheryl, and stunning photography by Kitty as well!

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