Deli Geese Project – Block #40 – Marsali

Here is block number #40 of the Deli Geese Block Project!


40 Marsali

I don’t want to reveal any “spoilers” in case anyone reading this is just starting on the Outlander series, so I’ll only say that Marsali is the wife of Fergus Fraser. She is a delightful character, headstrong and sassy!

I was listening to A Breath of Snow and Ashes today while weeding my vegetable garden for three hours.  It was a perfect evening for spending time in the garden, nice and cool temperatures, and with the recent rain the weeds came up easily. At one point I had to chuckle to myself as Claire was also working in her garden. What a difference it is, too be able to garden for the shear joy of it and not as a necessity for survival. Just like the quilts that we make, we are able to make them for the pleasure of it and not because they are needed to keep us warm. What things do we do today as chores that people a hundred years from now will do for pleasure?

Block #40 Marsali, uses the Bottom Units from Light Flying Geese Units.  Details of making the units are found here.

Bottom Unit from Light Flying Geese

Bottom Light Unit

Marsali uses:
A – four Bottom Units from Light Flying Geese units.
B – two 4 1/2″ squares, dark or medium fabrics
C – two  2 1/2″ squares, light fabric, added to B with the connecting corner method that can be seen here.
D – two 4 1/2″ squares, light fabric
E – two  2 1/2″ squares, dark or medium, added to D with the connecting corner method that can be seen here.
F – four 2 1/4″ squares  background

40 Marsali

This block will measure 12″ at this point and finish 11 1/2″

This block as well as many others in the Deli Geese Block Project uses 5″ squares.  It’s a great block for charm packs, layer cakes, and of course stash fabrics.

Deli Geese, because they’re sliced !


Pat Speth author of:  Nickel Quilts,   More Nickel Quilts,    Amazing Nickel Quilts,  Nickel Quilts & Borders, and The Big Book of Nickel Quilts

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