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Forty Fabulous Years with Eleanor Burns Part 6



One of the most ingenious and unique techniques of Eleanor's is her method for creating the flying geese unit.  For any amount or size of flying geese, this clever process gets the piecing done quickly and precisely. 

This month, our Forty Fabulous Years focus will be creating flying geese Eleanor Burns style with the Cups and Saucers block as well as the namesake Flying Geese block.


Please bring to class:

  • Your Forty Fabulous Years textbook
  • Your selected fabrics for your blocks, already cut for your preferences as referred to in the text.  Remember to use the coloring sheets and fabric cutting labels given to you in class if you wish.
  • Your sewing machine - remember your power cord, foot petal, and 1/4" foot
  • Your small cutting mat and rotary cutter (large ones will be available in the classroom for your use)
  • Your basic machine sewing tools and supplies including thread, bobbins, seam ripper (you know, just in case someone else needs to borrow one), thread snips, etc.
  • Your 6" x 12", 4" x 14" or similar sized acrylic ruler that use can easily maneuver to mark and cut your smaller fabric pieces
  • Your 4 ½” fussy cut or square up ruler and/or a 6" square up ruler (if you’re doing 6” finished blocks, substitute a 2 ½” fussy cut or square up ruler for the 4 ½” ruler)
  • Your 2" x 4" finished flying geese ruler (if you're doing 6" finished blocks, substitute a 1" x 2' finished flying geese ruler)
  • Your lunch

Please note:
Laurie will have a sample of each of the rulers mentioned available for your classroom use - realize this may require sharing with others.  Also available in the classroom for your use are ironing boards, irons, large cutting mats and rotary cutters.


Instructor: Laurie Lou Hood, Certified Quilt In A Day® Teacher

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