Make Flying Geese UnitsWe'll use the quick flying geese method to make star tips for the Economy quilt block pattern. (Quick Flying Geese Instructions)
Optional Flying Geese Method: Hold off on cutting your fabric until you've read our instructions for No Waste Flying Geese.
- Cut (8) 2-1/2" wide strips of deep red fabric from selvage to selvage. Square up one end of each strip and cut (72) 2-1/2" x 4-1/2" segments.
- Cut (9) 2-1/2" wide strips of gold fabric from selvage to selvage. Square up one end of each strip and cut (144) 2-1/2" x 2-1/2" squares.
Make the Geese
- Combine a red rectangle with two 2-1/2" gold squares to make (72) flying geese units as explained in the linked instructions (illustration on this page shows square placement). Each unit should measure 2-1/2" x 4-1/2" after assembly.