Thursday, 20 December 2012

Easy Street

Part Two

This part involved making 128 flying goose units using the purples and the black on white fabrics.
Bonnie recommends the Easy Angle ruler and the Companion ruler - I don't have either, but I do have the Omnigrid Fons & Porter half and quarter square ruler. I did use Bonnie's pictures to make sure I was cutting the right way.

Both triangles were cut from 2" strips of material. I needed 128 of the purple half square triangles and 256 of the black on white quarter square triangles.

I forgot to take a photo of the finished block :D


This week we needed 64 x 2" purple corner squares, 128 black on white triangles cut from 2" strips, and 64 turquoise/teal triangles cut from 3.5" strips.
Sew the white wings onto the squares to make a larger triangle unit.
Add the new unit to the teal triangles to make 64 x 3.5" squares.


This was was more flying geese, but only 64 this time. Instead of  black on white wings we made turquoise/teal wings.

Next we added the new geese blocks to 64 of part 2 geese blocks with the new geese at the bottom.

As a final part this week Bonnie has us cut out 145 3.5" pink squares - yay pink at last!!
Remember I agonised about using the lime green, and went back to 'my' pinks :) 

Now to post on the 'link-up' and then - sadly - do some house work!

Before I go - did some more selvage sewing - can't wait to have enough to show you what I'm making.

Sew long - until next time


  1. great pictures of your progression. Lovely pink nails too I might add. And I am on pins and needles waiting to see what you are going to do with those salvages. Quilt on!

    1. Thanks Kathy. I don't like to waste anything so the selvages will be put to good use. Can't wait for the next part.

  2. Love your easy street colors. The pink is great!

    1. Thanks Beth - I couldn't decide between green or pink, so I hope it turns out ok.

  3. Your Easy Street looks great. Can't wait to see how the pink looks in the finished product. Also, I'm a big selvage quilter too, so I am going to follow you so I can be sure to see what you are up to!!! I'm behind on Easy Street, but hope to catch up soon. Merry Christmas to you and your family.

    1. I'm on holidays so I had time to catch up - yay!
      Still haven't finished Orca from last year.
      Will head over to you blog to see what you are doing too Beth.
      Merry Christmas.