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Flying Geese and Grandsons!

I have two grandsons that just turned 4!  They are the cutest little guys ever. Of course we all think that about our kids, grandkids and pets!  I have 6 grandkids and now we have added 3 more step-grandkids.  I have been trying to make them all a quilt.  I only have done 4 so far.

The newest granddaughter got a chenille quilt when she was born.  If you have never heard of them or done one let me explain.

You layer 4 layers of flannel together and stitch straight lines on the diagonal about an 1/2" apart.  Then you take and cut through 3 of the layers in-between the lines of quilting to create the chenille.  It is very time consuming! I think I will try quilting the channels on a longarm sometime.

Sorry I don't have any good pictures of the quilt.  I put a minky binding on it and machine finished it as you can see in the picture.  I hated it so I ripped it out and hand stitched it!

Your probably wondering what about flying geese?  I made these quilts for my grandsons.  I wanted large flying geese laid out in a row to form an arrow.  These are 6 x 12 flying geese.  I used the flying geese ruler to cut them.  I think it was much easier that way.

I quilted the quilts differently and put a flannel back on both of them with cute little cars on one and trucks on the other.  I think I like the circle quilting better but it was a pain to line up each row on the longarm.

The last picture was taken before I put the binding on.  I really need to use my camera to take pictures instead of my phone. The top picture was taken with my camera. I think it looks much better!

I think if I have time I will make a pattern for this quilt and put it on the blog.


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