Using a quilt block for the front makes the nicest fabric pouches to add to your sewing accessories. You get to make a favorite quilt block, practice piecing, and end up with a super cute pouch for sewing take-alongs. Or use it for anything else!
It’s so easy to sew up a zipper pouch, choosing fabric to make it really pretty. However somehow, once the pouch is made from a quilting block, everyone wants one! Flying geese blocks are great for the front of this one as there is no mistaking what quilt block it is. Plus, it’s a delicious block to use colors to make the star pop, while it frames a print.
The pouch is part of American Quilters Magazine’s “How To Quilt” series. Follow along on how to make no waste flying geese, a great method to make super quick blocks using the least fabric. Included in the video tutorial is how to construct the block, nest seams and match points!
The video pattern tutorial shows how to make the easy flying geese blocks, to completing the most adorable pouch. This one has the most adorable bird print for the center square.
If you have never made a flying geese block using the no waste method, you can found out how here.
This is a great opportunity for beginners to get started on a free mini ‘How To Quilt Beginner Series’ which you find here. Once you click through, scroll the list to see what you would like to learn, or try out. Or simply do them all!