Saturday, March 5, 2022

Project Quilting 13.5: Circle of Geese

I have continued with the paper pieced rug mug theme I seemed to have fallen into for this year's Project Quilting.  Turns out that's perfect for this week's challenge of rhythm and repetition.  I picked a circle of geese pattern that I had bookmarked ages ago and shrunk it down to finish at about 10" square.

Once I picked the pattern, I dug through my scrap bin.  Initially I wanted blue geese, then found a bunch of greens.  They ended up not playing well together so I moved onto a ton of little neutral bits.  Those looked lovely against my large scrap of blue.  

I briefly panicked that I'd run out of the blue before finishing the block.  Definitely not enough left to bind with, but found a chunk of light blue that fit the bill.  Geese in a clear blue sky! 

I was happy to give my little Singer 99 some more work with the piecing and quilting.  This quilt goes nicely with my growing row of mug rugs for this season.

Sharing with:
Persimon Dreams - Project Quilting 13.5
Wendy's Quilts and More - Peacock Party


  1. what a study in perspective. At first all I could see was the center spiked star, and it took a real effort to shift to seeing the geese which is now all I can see! Cool stuff, and the stitching adds so much texture

  2. I like that! The low volumes against the blue sky are really pretty. Makes me want to dig out my printed pieces and give it a try!

  3. I love the movement in this mug rug, Sally. Those low volume fabrics are perfect for the blue sky. I think the lighter blue binding finishes it all, rather beautifully.

  4. Love the movement and peaceful feeling

  5. Very pretty block design which looks super difficult and I like the lighter blue edging too.


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