Use the small square side length (calculated above) to cut four small squares. Then cut each small square into two right triangles. Hooray! You just made eight small triangles, and you’re ready to sew the blocks.

## How do you press flying geese blocks?

**Press** open the red triangles on each half square gray unit.

- Take a H beige small square and align on the corner of your red half square.
- Stitch on the two dotted lines beginning on the corner.
- Cut on full line.
- Makes two
**flying geese**rectangles. **Press**open the beige triangle on each unit.

## How do you make multiple flying geese blocks?

If you need **multiple flying geese** pieced together, just continue on down the paper. **Place** the next large triangle, as shown, lined up with the line on the paper. Repeat for the number of **flying geese blocks** you need pieced together. Once you trim and remove the paper–your **flying geese** are already pieced together!

## How are flying geese blocks calculated?

**The easy way to calculate flying geese quilt blocks**

- Step 1: Understand what you’re cutting. To make custom-sized flying geese blocks, cut one large square and four small squares. …
- Step 2: Determine square widths. …
- Step 3: Perform flying geese math. …
- Step 4: Cut one large square. …
- Step 5: Cut four small squares.

## What is a flock of flying geese called?

The collective noun for a group of geese on the ground is a gaggle; when in flight, they arecalled **a skein**, a team, or a wedge; when flying close together, they are called a plump.

## What is a flying geese pattern?

Flying Geese are **rectangular patchwork quilting components that are twice as long as they are tall, each with a peaked triangle at its center**. Small triangles flank opposite ends of the peak. The quilt blocks shown on this page are made entirely from flying geese.

## How do you make a flying goose 2 at a time?

Cut between the lines and press. With each of these cat-eared segments, place a small square. Sew a scant ¼” seam on either side of this line. Voila – you **have two flying geese**!