Quilt Along Block Four – Virginia Reel

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ืขื‘ืจื™ืช ืœืžื˜ื”

I am so excited to get the next block out! This month I’m covering how to make Flying Geese blocks. The Virginia Reel uses 8 of them. I like to think of them as Half Square Triangle’s bigger brother.

In the video, I show two methods – one-at-a-time, and no waste four-at-a-time. I prefer to use the four-at-a-time method whenever I can. I love the fact that there is nothing left over when you are done. All it takes is a little math and you are good to go.

One-at-a-time has its place too. Here are the two main reasons that I will use the one-at-a-time method over my favorite method:

  • You only need one or two blocks
  • You have directional fabric that needs to be cut in a specific direction.

I think the first reason is really obvious, but my second reason is definitely important, and something to take into account when you are making your blocks.

In the video, I use solid colors, but if I were to use hearts, or unicorns, or something else that was important for me that they show up all the same way, DON’T use the four-at-a-time method. You will end up with geese pointing in all different directions for each block. This is a mistake that you only make (hopefully) once.

I want to thank everyone that has liked the videos and subscribed to my channel. It has been a big help to me, and allows the videos to be seen by more people.

I hope you enjoy the video!



PS – Some people have asked me how they can turn on subtitles on the videos. I explained how to do it here. If you have any other questions, please don’t hesitate to ask! Thank you!

ื‘ืœื•ืง 4 ื‘ืงื•ื•ื™ืœื˜ ืืœื•ื ื’ – ื’ืœื’ืœ ื•ืจื’’ื™ื ื™ื”

ืื ื™ ื›”ื› ืžืชืจื’ืฉืช ืœื”ื•ืฆื™ื ืืช ื”ื‘ืœื•ืง ื”ื‘ื! ื”ื—ื•ื“ืฉ ืื ื™ ืžื“ื’ื™ืžื” ืื™ืš ืœื”ื›ื™ืŸ ื‘ืœื•ืงื™ื ืฉืœ ืื•ื•ื–ื™ื ืžืขื•ืคืคื™ื. ื”- Virginia Reel (ื‘ืœื•ืง “ื’ืœื’ืœ ื•ืจื’’ื™ื ื™ื””) ืžืฉืชืžืฉ ื‘-8 ืžื”ื. ืื ื™ ืื•ื”ื‘ืช ืœื—ืฉื•ื‘ ืขืœื™ื• ื›ืื—ื™ื• ื”ื’ื“ื•ืœ ืฉืœ ื”ืจื™ื‘ื•ืขื™ื ื”ืžื•ืจื›ื‘ื™ื ืžืžืฉื•ืœืฉื™ื (Half Square Triangles, ืื• HST ื‘ืงื™ืฆื•ืจ).

ื‘ืกืจื˜ื•ืŸ ืื ื™ ืžืจืื” ืฉืชื™ ืฉื™ื˜ื•ืช – ื”ืจืืฉื•ื ื” ื”ื™ื ืฉื™ื˜ืช ืื—ื“-ื‘ื›ืœ-ืคืขื, ื•ื”ืฉื ื™ื™ื” ื”ื™ื ืฉื™ื˜ืช ืืจื‘ืข-ื‘ื›ืœ-ืคืขื ื‘ืืคืก ืคืกื•ืœืช. ืื ื™ ืžืขื“ื™ืคื” ืœื”ืฉืชืžืฉ ื‘ืฉื™ื˜ืช ืืจื‘ืข-ื‘ื›ืœ-ืคืขื ื‘ื›ืœ ื”ื–ื“ืžื ื•ืช ืฉืื ื™ ื™ื›ื•ืœื”. ืื ื™ ืื•ื”ื‘ืช ืืช ื”ืขื•ื‘ื“ื” ืฉืœื ื ืฉืืจื•ืช ืฉืืจื™ื•ืช ื‘ืกื™ื•ื. ื›ืœ ืžื” ืฉืฆืจื™ืš ื–ื” ืงืฆืช ืžืชืžื˜ื™ืงื” ื•ืื ื—ื ื• ืžื•ื›ื ื™ื ืœื“ืจืš.

ื’ื ืœืื—ื“-ื‘ื›ืœ-ืคืขื ื™ืฉ ืืช ื”ืžืงื•ื ืฉืœื•. ืœื”ืœืŸ ืฉืชื™ ื”ืกื™ื‘ื•ืช ื”ืขื™ืงืจื™ื•ืช ืœื›ืš ืฉืืฉืชืžืฉ ื‘ืฉื™ื˜ื” ืฉืœ โ€‹โ€‹ืื—ื“-ื‘ื›ืœ-ืคืขื ืขืœ ืคื ื™ ื”ืฉื™ื˜ื” ื”ืื”ื•ื‘ื” ืขืœื™:

  • ืฆืจื™ืš ืจืง ื‘ืœื•ืง ืื—ื“ ืื• ืฉื ื™ื™ื
  • ื™ืฉ ืœืš ื‘ื“ ื›ื™ื•ื•ื ื™ ืฉืฆืจื™ืš ืœื—ืชื•ืš ื‘ื›ื™ื•ื•ืŸ ืžืกื•ื™ื.

>ืื ื™ ื—ื•ืฉื‘ืช ืฉื”ืกื™ื‘ื” ื”ืจืืฉื•ื ื” ื”ื™ื ืžืžืฉ ื‘ืจื•ืจื”, ืื‘ืœ ื”ืกื™ื‘ื” ื”ืฉื ื™ื™ื” ืฉืœื™ ื”ื™ื ื‘ื”ื—ืœื˜ ื—ืฉื•ื‘ื”, ื•ืžืฉื”ื• ืฉืฆืจื™ืš ืœืงื—ืช ื‘ื—ืฉื‘ื•ืŸ ื›ืฉืื ื—ื ื• ืžื›ื™ื ื™ื ืืช ื”ื‘ืœื•ืงื™ื ืฉืœื ื•.

ื‘ืกืจื˜ื•ืŸ ืื ื™ ืžืฉืชืžืฉืช ื‘ืฆื‘ืขื™ื ืื—ื™ื“ื™ื, ืื‘ืœ ืื ื”ื™ื™ืชื™ ืžืฉืชืžืฉ ื‘ืœื‘ื‘ื•ืช, ืื• ื‘ื—ื“ื™ ืงืจืŸ, ืื• ืžืฉื”ื• ืื—ืจ ืฉื”ื™ื” ื—ืฉื•ื‘ ืœื™ ืฉื”ื ื™ื•ืคื™ืขื• ื‘ืื•ืชื• ืื•ืคืŸ, ืœื ื”ื™ื™ืชื™ ืžืฉืชืžืฉืช ื‘ืฉื™ื˜ืช ืืจื‘ืข-ื‘ื›ืœ-ืคืขื . ืื—ืจืช ืืงื‘ืœ ืื•ื•ื–ื™ื ืžืฆื‘ื™ืขื™ื ืœื›ืœ ื”ื›ื™ื•ื•ื ื™ื ื”ืฉื•ื ื™ื ืขื‘ื•ืจ ื›ืœ ื‘ืœื•ืง. ื–ื• ื˜ืขื•ืช ืฉืขื•ืฉื™ื (ื‘ืชืงื•ื•ื”) ืจืง ืคืขื ืื—ืช.

ืื ื™ ืจื•ืฆื” ืœื”ื•ื“ื•ืช ืœื›ืœ ืžื™ ืฉืขืฉื” ืœื™ื™ืง ืœืกืจื˜ื•ื ื™ื ื•ื ืจืฉื ืœืขืจื•ืฅ ืฉืœื™. ื–ื” ืขื•ื–ืจ ืœื™ ืžืื•ื“, ื•ืžืืคืฉืจ ืœื™ื•ืชืจ ืื ืฉื™ื ืœืจืื•ืช ืืช ื”ืกืจื˜ื•ื ื™ื.

ืื ื™ ืžืงื•ื•ื” ืฉืชื”ื ื• ืžื”ืกืจื˜ื•ืŸ.


ืจื™ื ื”

ื .ื‘. ื›ืžื” ืื ืฉื™ื ืฉืืœื• ืื•ืชื™ ืื™ืš ื”ื ื™ื›ื•ืœื™ื ืœื”ืคืขื™ืœ ื›ืชื•ื‘ื™ื•ืช ื‘ืกืจื˜ื•ื ื™ื. ื”ืกื‘ืจืชื™ ื›ืืŸ ืื™ืš ืขื•ืฉื™ื ืืช ื–ื”. ืื ื™ืฉ ืœื›ื ืฉืืœื•ืช ื ื•ืกืคื•ืช, ืื ื ืืœ ืชื”ืกืกื• ืœืฉืื•ืœ. ืชื•ื“ื”!

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