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    Old 08-05-2015, 09:43 AM
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    Interesting
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    Old 08-05-2015, 09:53 AM
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    I really will have to try this looks like a really neat technique!
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    Old 08-05-2015, 11:01 AM
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    Wow I thought I was doing good making the 4 at a time with the fancy flying geese ruler. This is fantastic. Thanks so much for sharing.
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    Old 08-05-2015, 11:51 AM
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    wow, thanks for sharing this
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    Old 08-05-2015, 01:57 PM
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    Looks like a simple way to make lots of flying geese.
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    Old 08-05-2015, 03:22 PM
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    Thanks for sharing> I needed that size to.
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    Old 08-05-2015, 06:32 PM
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    Thank you the explanation. I am definitely putting this on my to do list. It's amazing how math can play a part in our quilting calculations. I won't be able to test it any time soon. I have to finish half of my UFO's before I can start any new projects...my rule to myself because I got totally out of control with almost 50 of them....Got 9 done, still have 16 to go. 8 are ready to quilt. I am making great progress this year, but don't look to start anything new until 2016, if then. Happy quilting!


    Originally Posted by carlaklop
    The instruction was for a finished size of 4 x 2 (4-1/2 x 2-1/2 raw size). You need to do a little math to find the other dimensions:
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    For a 5 x 2-1/2" flying geese unit (5-1/2 x 3 raw size):
    take the long dimension and square it (i.e. 5-1/2 squared would be 30-1/4)
    divide that in half (15-1/8)
    take the square root of that (4 when you round up)
    add seam allowance to give you a 4-1/2" strip for the geese and a 5-1/4" strip for the sky (always 3/4" larger).

    So your Step 3 strips would be 4-1/2" wide
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    I haven't tested this though - let me know if it works for you!
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    Old 08-06-2015, 06:44 AM
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    Presented like a true designer with understandable directions. I hope you continue to share your "worksheets." Thank you.
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    Old 08-06-2015, 10:53 AM
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    That is so great..but the math is beyond me, so will have to get my husband to help me!?!?!
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    Old 08-06-2015, 02:20 PM
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    Thank you so much!!!! This looks really good!
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