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2x4 block cut to 3.5 x 3.5 inches {head} 2 2x4 blocks cut to 3.5 x 1.5 inches {hooves} 1" diameter dowel cut into two 6 inch lengths {legs} 2x6* block cut to 5 x 7 inches {body} I used a leftover piece of paint stick for the nose piece about 2" long

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half square triangles from two squares. Sew around the outside and cut on the diagonals. This is my favorite method!

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log cabin variation

log cabin variation instead of 4 differnt smaller blocks then sewn together start with two blocks with a center sguare and add two rounds of borders. Alternate the colors on the second block. Cut them in quarters then swap two blocks from each square and sew together.

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Sampler Blocks of the Month Your Choice of Colors Fabric Easy Pre-Cut Quilt Top Kit

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Block 2 Cutting instructions are for one block. cut one 3" square - center cut two 2-3/4" squares cut once diagonally cut two 3-1/2" squares cut once diagonall. Sew triangles around center square Square this unit to 4". Sew outer triangles around inner square. Square block to 5-1/2

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Moda... the Cutting Table: Two Tricks for Perfect Log Cabin Blocks from Marti Michell. This is a very good educational piece.

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Learn the Easy No-Waste Method to Make Flying Geese

FREE--Make Mp-Waste Flying Geese - Janet Wickell...Learn the Easy No-Waste Method for Flying Geese...How to Make No-Waste Flying Geese for Quilts...Each portion of a Flying Geese quilt pattern is a rectangular shape with a triangle sewn at each of its two ends, creating a peak at the unit's midpoint. Flying geese can be used alone to construct an entire quilt, although they're most often used in borders and accents.

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Block 4 Cutting instructions are for one block. cut one 1-3/4" square - center cut four 1-3/4" x 3-3/4" rectangles cut two 4" squares cut once diagonally Piece sections together diagonally Square block to 5-1/2"

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