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Sew the Goose in the Pond Quilt Block
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Assemble the Goose in the Pond Quilt Block

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Assemble the Goose in the Pond Quilt Block Pattern

Half-Square Triangle Units
  1. Use the easy sandwich method to combine a 5-3/8" batik square with a background square of the same size.
  2. After assembly, you'll have two half-square triangle units. Each should measure 5" square.
  3. Repeat to assemble a total of 12 identical half-square triangle units.

    Use 3-1/8" squares for smaller block.

Strip Pieced Units for Goose in the Pond Quilt Block Center
  1. Sew a 2" x 9" neutral-orange strip lengthwise to each side of a background strip of the same size. Press seam allowances towards the darker strips. (1-1/4" x 6" strips for smaller block)
  2. Square up one end of the unit and cut (4) 2" segments from it. (1-1/4" segments for smaller block)
  3. Sew a 2" x 17" background strip lengthwise to each side of a neutral-orange strip of the same size. Press seam allowances towards the darker strip. (1-1/4" x 11" strips for smaller block)
  4. Square up one end of the unit and cut (8) 2" segments from it. (1-1/4" segments for smaller block)
  5. Combine (1) step 2 segment with (2) step 4 segments to create a nine-patch unit as shown. Press. Repeat to create a total of four identical units.
  6. Sew a 2" x 21" neutral-orange strip lengthwise to each side of a background strip of the same size. 1-1/4" x 12" strips for smaller block)
  7. Square up one end of the strip set and cut (4) 5" segments from it. (2-3/4" segments for smaller block)

Assemble the Quilt Block

  1. Arrange components as shown, lower left of the illustration. Sew into rows. Connect rows, taking care to match seams.
  2. Sew remaining units into two vertical rows as shown. Sew rows to the sides of your step 1 unit.
  3. the large block should measure 23" square; the smaller block should measure 11-3/4" square.
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