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Fall Block Party: Fall Geese

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Welcome to the Fall Block Party y’all! Fall is my absolute favorite time of year and I’m so excited to kick off this sew-a-long with the Fall Geese blocks – a beginner friendly paper piece Half-Rectangle Triangle quilt block.  

Initial K studio Fall Geese Block

This quilt block is suitable for the beginner quilter with basic knowledge of paper piecing. For those of you new to paper piecing, rest easy as the pattern has step-by-step instructions on how to make your own HRT block.

FABRIC CHOICES
I decided to go with a yummy fall color palette that is inspired by the fall foliage found throughout the Southwest in October.
Kona Caramel
Kona Spice
Kona Cinnamon
Kona Cocoa
Kona Eggshell

Initial K Studio Fall Geese Block

I had the chance to test out my new Day Light Company lightbox and I have to say, it made a world of difference when aligning the fabric with the paper piece template and was small enough to fit on sewing table while piecing. Win win in my book! The size of the lightbox was ideal as well as it fit perfectly next to my sewing machine.

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PATTERN DOWNLOAD
There are a variety of ways to layout this quilt block to achieve different looks. I decided to turn my quilt block into a table runner and now I can’t wait to host my next dinner party. Come to think of it, this would make a great hostesses gift right?

Initial K Studio Fall Block Party

Regardless, the table runner came together in no time at all y'all. Head on over to fabric.com blog to download the pattern!

Initial K Studio Fall Geese Block
Initial K Studio Fall Geese Table Runner

Be sure to follow along with the rest of the designers below. Happy Fall Block Party Sew-a-long y'all!
Sept 19 Woodland Mushroom by Cristy Stuhlreher of I Love You Sew
Sept 26 Mod Tartan by Jenn Rossitti of Ginger Peach Studio
Oct 3 Time Lapse by Christopher Thompson of The Tattooed Quilter
Oct 10 Double Windmill by Hayley Anderson of Happiness in the Making
Oct 17 Antlers by Lisa Hofmann-Mauer of Sew What You Love
Oct 24 Gather by Elise Baek of Elise & Emelie
Oct 31 Forest Floor by Sarah Thomas of Sariditty
Nov 7 Flutter by Nicole Young of Lillyella