This month the talented Studio 180 Design Certified Instructors Block Exploration Challenge focused on different Flying Geese. It was fun to design blocks that just use those units.
I usually use either EQ8 (Electric Quilt 8) or Adobe Illustrator when I design my patterns. For most of my blocks, I love to use EQ8. You will see my mockup for this block that I develop in EQ8. This block was so much fun; due to how coloring was done, you get a 3D look in the block center.
This block uses three different colorations of flying geese, one color and partial color geese, along with small squares. If you would like a tutorial on how to make these units, check out last week's blog post, Non-Waste Flying Geese. Once I had all my flying geese made, I laid out the geese and squares a block to figure out the construction.
I started the construction of the center of the block first, pressing all my seams open to make certain points laid flat.
Then I added the outer borders to the side and top to get my block to look like this fantastic quilt. I think I will name "Deep Dive."
I hope you enjoyed this block in the Studio 180 Design Certified Block Exploration Challenge.