Isn't the crane pattern a difficult one to do? (I'm a crocheter, not a quilter.
Uhmmm.... I don't know how much help my answer is going to be - I designed the block and it's also the first paper-pieced block I ever did! One of the parts has a somewhat tricky angle, but otherwise I don't think it's too bad, but my swap partners may have other opinions!
If you fancy giving it a go, the pattern and a tutorial is here