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Old 08-16-2013, 03:26 PM
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If I want the flying geese of a block to finish at 7 1/2 by 2 1/4, what size do I cut the fabrics for them?
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Old 08-16-2013, 04:16 PM
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Does this help? will try posting a pic with measurements
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Old 08-16-2013, 04:27 PM
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Flying geese are always twice as long as they are high. That's the finished dimensions. You could make a block with your dimensions, but it wouldn't technically be a flying geese block, and the various methods for making flying geese wouldn't work.
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Thank you. I will give this a try.
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Old 08-17-2013, 03:31 AM
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Flying geese are always twice as long as they are high. That's the finished dimensions. You could make a block with your dimensions, but it wouldn't technically be a flying geese block, and the various methods for making flying geese wouldn't work.
Is there a technical name for a three piece unit made of three triangles that has 'other' ratios? One of the famous quilters made a fantastic mariner's compass with those units making a circle around the center. I am fairly sure that they were wider on one end than the other. I've also seem quilts where the three piece units undulate across the item.
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I agree with Dunster.

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Old 08-19-2013, 04:20 PM
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I asked for help a few times regarding the making of these blocks. I appreciate ALL the information I received. This is what I finally did. I used up most of a panel to get these done. I only needed four of them. My son was in the Air Force and then worked at Cape Canaveral. I bought the panel one time I visited him in Florida. Thanks again for all the help. Hopefully I can get the whole quilt finished soon and show you the finished project.
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