Wings of Eagles Bible Quilt Block Pattern

Wings of Eagles Bible quilt block

"But they that wait upon the Lord shall renew their strength, they shall mount up with wings of eagles; they shall run and not be weary, and they shall walk and not faint."    Isaiah 41:31

Quilt Block Information From Charlotte Bull

What a powerful statement. What a beautiful one.

The pattern is an old one representing wings in flight, but it is sometimes called Twisting Star.

Wing's of Eagles 12" Block Instructions

I love this Wings of Eagles Pattern. I considered it an advanced block as you need to be very careful in the arrangement. But the rest is not that difficult and the result appears to be a more difficult block than it really is.

Using the PDF to Get Your Cutting Instructions

For rotary cutting use this Wings of Eagles Block Instructions PDF. If you prefer using templates go to this Wings of Eagles Template PDF.

Press between each step shown below pressing toward the darker fabric when possible.

Check the colors you have planned carefully when you do the following steps. Be sure you note which of your fabric corresponds to the fabric I've used in the examples.

Wings of Eagles Bible pattern step 1
Step 1
Sew the smallest
triangle to the
trapezoid as in
the graphic above.
Make 4 at each step.
Wings of Eagles Bible pattern step 2
Step 2
add the large
triangle as shown above.

DO NOT SEW ANOTHER STITCH
until you lay out the pieces as
seen on he left. It's very easy
to get this part wrong.
Yours may be a mirror image of
this example but it will still help
you arrange your pieces.

Wings of Eagles Bible pattern step 3
Step 3
Sew the other small triangle
to the trapezoid
as in the graphic above.
Wings of Eagles Bible pattern step 4
Step 4
add the large triangle
as shown above.
Step 5
Combine completed sections
from step 2 and 4
making four identical patches.
Wings of Eagles Bible pattern step 5

Wings of Eagles Bible pattern step 6 Step 6
combine the top two patches and the bottom two patches.

Step 7
Sew the top half and
bottom half together to
complete this 4 patch block.
Wings of Eagles Bible pattern step 7

2007 Judy Anne Breneman and Charlotte Bull (For your personal use only. Please write to Judy Anne for permission before you copy this for others.)

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