Happy Geese {a new quilt pattern and a chance to take a class with me!!}

If you follow me in Instagram (@materialgirlquilts), you have probably already seen this quilt top.  But today I’m here to formally introduce you to Happy Geese!

Happy Geese in the wind

I designed this quilt last year and have been hoarding saving some Happy Go Lucky penny dots especially for it.  I think these dots are the absolute best dots ever in fabric!  And of course I also had to use the white on white dots for the background.  I love how they look like a solid from a distance, but up close you see the adorable dot detail.

Happy Geese detail 2


So, with the fabric coming from Bonnie & Camille’s Happy Go Lucky line and just the fact that these colors make me “happy”, I decided to name this quilt Happy Geese.  It finishes at 60″ x 72″ which is perfect for snuggling under on the couch.

Happy Geese detail


I haven’t had time to quilt it yet, so if you have any fantastic ideas for me, please share!

Happy Geese quilt top


The most exciting thing about this new quilt is that I have FINALLY put together my first “official” quilt pattern!  You can purchase this pattern in a PDF downloadable format from my shop or on Craftsy.  And better yet, if you are local, I will be teaching a class on Happy Geese at Crimson Tate in downtown Indianapolis in June.  You can check out their class schedule here for all of the details and to sign up.  I hope to see some of you there and get to know my local sewing peeps a bit better.

Happy Geese pattern cover


I’m excited about this pattern and if all goes well, I hope to be able to offer many more in the future.  Thanks so much for following along and supporting me in my journey 🙂


17 thoughts on “Happy Geese {a new quilt pattern and a chance to take a class with me!!}

  1. I LOVE THIS QUILT (as you know since I tried to buy it from you)! Great job! I know the class will be fun (with you and Heather it can’t miss).

  2. I love those dots as well. I hope they keep offering them as basics. Maybe you can FMQ a giant goose and clouds? 😉 Or maybe something swirly to offset all the points. Clouds again? 🙂

  3. Wow the fabrics look so subdued and not Bomnie and Camille at all when used like this. I like the overall effect. Good luck selling your pattern.

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