Breaking Out Quilt

Breaking Out Quilt by Leila Gardunia

Bold and bright Flying Geese blocks fly across this quilt top. Keep your geese in line by paper piecing them to perfection!

About this Quilt

Finished Size : 45" x 63"

Finished Blocks : Leila Gardunia

Rating : Intermediate

Bold Flying Geese soar off the edges of the striking Breaking Out Quilt. The Flying Geese and central Maltese Cross blocks are paper pieced for accuracy and the negative space provides a canvas for creative quilting. The colors were inspired by the Modern Quilt Guild logo.

Download this quilt pattern plus eleven others in the November/December 2017 digital issue of Modern Patchwork.


Note: Fabric requirements assume 40″ usable width of fabric.

  • Fat eighth* each coral (Shell), yellow-orange (Sun), yellow (Lemon), yellow-green (Fern), and
    green (Apple) for paper piecing
  • Fat quarter** each red-orange (Clementine), orange (Tangerine), aqua (Isle), and dark aqua
    (Mermaid) for paper piecing
  • 2-5⁄8 yards white (Bright White) for background
  • Paper-piecing templates
  • 3 yards for backing
  • ½ yard for binding
  • Twin-size batting