Tuesday, June 25, 2013

Granny Square Goodness - Building Blocks Tuesday

We Bee Learning Granny Squares

I finally got to try out Granny Squares!  The Queen Bee for the We Be Learning Bee for June wanted these fun blocks in bright colors.  We used the tutorial here at Blue Elephant Stitches using 2.5 inch squares.  I had a few leftover squares of Good Fortune from the Gigantor quilt, so I made the one on the right, but then struggled picking fabrics for the other.  Orange is still bright in my book, but what to pair it with....I obviously ended up with purple and I assure you those purples are a little brighter in person.

I recently folded up my stash of Flea Market Fancy.  I originally thought a granny square quilt with those fabrics would be great, and folding them up made me think so even more.  So don't be surprised if you finally see me cut into my FMF this fall and do a little more granny square action.

So what have you been working on this week?  I want to know!

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  1. Love your Granny Square blocks, will definitely have to try this block someday.

  2. I really want to give these a try too... yours look great!

  3. great to try a few new blocks for a bee before committing to a whole quilt if them


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