do. Good Stitches: A Circle of Geese Quilt

Every few months, it's my turn to select a pattern and color palette for a quilt for the members of the Wish Circle of do. Good Stitches to put together. Last week, I finally finished and photographed a quilt that our members started in May, and I'm completely smitten with it.

Using the Circle of Geese pattern---which Christina of Sometimes Crafter featured a paper-piecing tutorial for on her blog back in 2009---our circle members pieced together triangles in shades of mustard, pink, and black, using these two pins I shared for color inspiration.

After piecing the top, I assembled the back, surrounding two of the blocks with pink and black prints which have been sitting in my stash for many moons, waiting for the perfect project.

I quilted it in a one-inch cross-hatch grid, with various shades of pink thread, and bound it with a scrappy black binding.

Our quilt will soon be heading off to the Raleigh chapter of Project Linus, and my group members have already started assembling blocks for our next quilt, using this pretty color palette for inspiration.


  1. This might be my favorite quilt that our circle has ever produced. It is amazing!

  2. Agreeing with Erica, I love this quilt so much!

  3. Such a pretty quilt! It is selected as one of the finalists for the do. Good Stitches Special Exhibit at Quilt Con. Can you hold onto it for awhile while we vote to select the quilts? The vote will start soon. Please let me know.

  4. This is utterly stunning! It's the one I voted for in the do. Good best of 2014 poll. Love it! And some little child will love it even more someday soon.

  5. Love this! It's fun and so creative... inspiring.


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