Paper Piecing · Quilting

Working on Geese

Hi Everyone,

I’ve been working on my next project for the love of geese.  This is my first paper pieced quilt.  I tried a quick tutorial to learn the process.  You can take a look here.

I tried one of the blocks on some scrap to get the feel of it.  It was easy to do.  No major mistakes.  I believe that once I do a few of them I should have it down.

Then I gave it a try on my actual quilt fabric and here are the results so far on the large geese.

Large geese.jpg

I was a bit intimidated at first to paper piecing on such a large project but it doesn’t seem so difficult.  Denise recommends that I use some school glue to keep them down, but I’m afraid that the paper will stick and I won’t be able to get it off or it will leave a stiffness.  I’m told that it launders off and is very safe. I guess I should try before I get too far.  I can see that I need it for the top triangles as they tend to not stay down.

I hope once I finish all the blocks they go together as easy as they are now.  We will have to see.

I’m linking to:

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Thanks for stopping by,






10 thoughts on “Working on Geese

  1. I love seeing your vision of this quilt starting to take shape! I have used glue basting in the past, but recently read that quite a few long armers won’t quilt it if it has been glued. I am not sure if you quilt yourself, or send it out, but thought I’d mention it since it was something I read and learned very recently myself. I really enjoy foundation piecing, I hope you have fun putting this one together! Thank you for linking up with To-Do Tuesday!


    1. Thanks for letting me know about the glue. I did not know that. I will probably quilt it myself on my domestic machine, but it certainly puts another thought in my mind about glue.


  2. At frist I thought you were working on wonky pieced geese, but following your link! Wow! That is one amazing quilt! Neat that you have taken so quickly to paper piecing. Your quilt will be stunning!


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