This is a quick and easy block to make. There are a number of options for assembly so you may want to make more than one block, and hopefully an entire quilt : ) 

Refer to Melanie K. Ham’s YouTube video ‘How to Sew No Waste Flying Geese

The finished size of the block will be 3″x6″ (unfinished 3 1/2″ x 61/2″)

Fabric Requirement

For one block: one set of four flying geese

Fabric for the Geese (triangles): 7 1/2″ x 7 1/2″

Fabric for the Background: four pieces of 4″ x 4″ in the same fabric

Refer to the quilt photo above to see the desired effect of fabric variations if the blocks were to be assembled into a quilt. In general, a balance of solids and prints as well as a variety of values will make for a visually interesting quilt. 


The only restrictions are: 

• use white not cream if you are choosing a ‘white’ print/solid 

• keep the amount of black to a minimum. 


1. Follow the video’s no waste assembly. You will have a block containing four geese.

2. To assemble the flying geese block, there are 6 options you may choose from.