Companion product for Wing Clipper 1 and 2. This technique sheet provides two methods to make a rectangular unit that looks like a flying goose with only one side triangle - like the Pickets on some Picket Fences. In both cases you make your unit oversized and trim to perfection with your Wing Clipper ruler. You can make 10 sizes with the Wing Clipper 1, and 9 sizes with the Wing Clipper 2. Fun block and project suggestions included. Online video available.
The Wing Clipper is a must have tool if you are making Flying Geese units for your quilt. This tool, and the associated Fast Flying Geese construction technique, allow you to make four finished units from five squares. The best part is that each unit is constructed slightly oversized so each can be trimmed to a perfect size with perfect seam placement once the sewing and pressing are complete by using the Wing Clipper tool. You can see the tool in action on our free online video demonstration below. Every single unit will be exactly right every time. Now who ever thought that would happen with Flying Geese units?!?!
An in between tool that trims down Flying Geese units in 9 additional size not covered with the Wing Clipper 1. Many of today’s best designers like to create quilts and patterns with Flying Geese units that are based on finished heights of ¼” and ¾” increments. They are sometimes just the right size for a particular design and having a tool that gives you the opportunity to make them quickly, and then clean them up with high precision, is a welcome addition to many quilter’s tool box. By supplementing the Wing Clipper 1 with this tool, you will have 19 different size options for traditional Flying Geese units. Absolutely the best set of tools on the market!
Combining positive and negative flying geese with right and left combination units and half square triangles creates a striking pattern reminiscent of mountain switchbacks. This design works very nicely with three different fabrics and a background. The small and medium size projects are perfect as table runners, and the large project will make a table runner for a large table or a great bed runner.
Looking for something a little unusual? Try Arabesque! The pattern combines a very simple block with four patches in the corners to create curvy chains that snake between the staggered blocks. Nothing’s set on point, although it looks like it might be, so no setting triangles to struggle with either. Have fun watching the design come to life as you lay out the blocks and stitch together this unique quilt.