little explorers + floating flying geese + giveaway

hello Monday!
so today I finally get to share how I used my floating flying geese

little explorers floating flying geese

you might remember this fun little explorer quilt panel…my idea was to use the floating flying geese as a border…

I actually decided to space out the flying geese…partially due to time constraints….

oh…the more I sewed on this project…the more I fell in love with it…I really love how the floating flying geese and the white fabric frame the panel!

one final step…I added a 2.5 inch border around the outside edge in white…I wanted to make sure the points of my flying geese didn’t get chopped. I was afraid that would happen when I would trim the top after the quilter worked her magic…I will tell you, this was the best decision…as you will see when I share the finish!

and the giveaway for today…

spy something fun??

leave a comment to enter…

I will announce a winner on Friday…

Happy Sewing!

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23 Responses to little explorers + floating flying geese + giveaway

  1. Valerie Duff January 21, 2019 at 6:29 am #

    OOOH! Love quite a few of those scraps: the hst’s the one with red/pink text, and the purple mosaic!

  2. Lulu January 21, 2019 at 9:14 am #

    Very nice project, Brooke!

  3. Anita L Jackson January 21, 2019 at 9:18 am #

    I spy monsters! Baby monsters are the cutest ever. I have my very own baby monster (grandbaby) that just turned one!

  4. karenfae January 21, 2019 at 9:20 am #

    thanks for posting about the floating geese – I made those a time or two but have forgotten about them – they might be right added to a border I am thinking about

  5. Lori Smanski January 21, 2019 at 9:58 am #

    WOW this turned out wonderful. It may have been a time constraint thing, but it made it super. I think flying geese all around would have taken away from the map. Now it highlights it. Cant wait to see it when it comes back. Hope you have a fabulous Monday.
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  6. Rita Long January 21, 2019 at 10:02 am #

    I love it.

  7. Sally January 21, 2019 at 10:15 am #

    Totally in love with the map of world quilt!!!

  8. DonnaleeQ January 21, 2019 at 10:16 am #

    I love that panel. What a fun project.

  9. Janna January 21, 2019 at 10:22 am #

    I love the look of the geese border!

  10. Shasta Matova January 21, 2019 at 11:41 am #

    Those geese look fabulous on that panel. You have the perfect amount of geese!

  11. lee January 21, 2019 at 3:48 pm #

    Your project is awesome! Love those flying geese!

  12. Shirley January 21, 2019 at 3:53 pm #

    The floating flying geese made the most wonderful border. I love how you decided to space out the flying geese. Must remember this for future reference. Thanks for the opportunity to enter the giveaway.

  13. tannisz January 21, 2019 at 3:57 pm #

    That map is awesome! My girls would love those superhero girls in the scrap pile.

  14. Beth Talmage January 21, 2019 at 9:01 pm #

    You are so productive! Can’t wait to see the finished quilt. As for intriguing scraps, I spy some HSTs, text, and pretty purple tiles.

  15. Eileen Maher January 22, 2019 at 12:12 pm #

    What great flying geese. add alot of spark to the top. Love the Little Monster fabric.

  16. Patty January 22, 2019 at 3:38 pm #

    Brooke, the floating geese are absolutely perfect for the quilt and the white space around them really works well. They don’t take over the panel, but highlight it. Gorgeous finish.

  17. minibea12 January 22, 2019 at 3:53 pm #

    Oh, my grandson would love that panel! The flying geese are perfect for a border.
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  18. Lori Morton January 23, 2019 at 4:17 pm #

    Love the Super Girls!! Monsters cute too!! Thanks for chance to win your Give-a-way 🙂

  19. Karen January 23, 2019 at 9:15 pm #

    that is a great border – it looks like the geese are flying around the world!

  20. Edith January 24, 2019 at 6:54 am #

    Please, count me in too!

  21. Denise January 25, 2019 at 6:59 am #

    I love it. Does it have a home yet?

  22. Teresa February 2, 2019 at 6:17 pm #

    I adore the asymmetric layout of those flying geese! I need to dig out some of my panels and find one that would benefit from this awesomeness!!

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