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Summer Windmills

Happy solid orange, cheerful solid turquoise, and bright polka dot white combine to make Flying Geese units. When arranged around a center square, the units look like blades on windmills rotating in a summer breeze. Fabrics are from the Wallflower Waltz collection for Michael Miller Fabrics.


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Cut Fabrics

Cut pieces in the following order.

From white dot, cut:
8—2x3-1⁄2" rectangles
64—2" squares

From solid orange, cut:
2—2x37-1⁄2" inner border strips
2—2x34-1⁄2" inner border strips
64—2x3-1⁄2" rectangles
16—2" squares

From solid turquoise, cut:
64—2" squares

From turquoise print, cut:
5—2-1⁄2x42" binding strips
3—9-3⁄4" squares, cutting each diagonally twice in an X for 12 setting triangles total
5—6-1⁄2" setting squares
32—2x6-1⁄2" rectangles
2—5-1⁄8" squares, cutting each in half diagonally for 4 corner triangles total

From orange floral, cut:
8—2x6-1⁄2" rectangles
8—2x3-1⁄2" rectangles

From orange-and-turquoise print, cut:
5—5x42" strips for outer border