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Thursday, November 3, 2016

More Grannies

Three things to be happy about:
(1) leftover Halloween candy
(2) caramel apples
(3) knitting a scarf

Actually I used to knit, long before I discovered quiltmaking!

My granny squares are looking great so far, but it's not as many as I thought I'd be able to do.

My PC is having problems, which means time spent with the Geek Squad, so I was more or less unable to sew for a good part of the day.

Fourteen blocks done, lots more to go...

That 2-1/2" Accuquilt die is my friend!

Stacking  and cutting four 8-1/2" squares gives me enough white background pieces to make three blocks.

A timesaver for sure.

I'd like to add sashing to the blocks as I get them trimmed, but they're not all coming out the same size if I trim 1/4" from the corners.  That naughty quarter-inch seam will getcha every time.

I might just wait til they're all sewn then trim down to the smallest block size.  No biggie!

They look great all laid out together, though!

I definitely want to stick with these blocks; maybe I can get most of them done before Thanksgiving!

That's it for now, have a great day, enjoy the sunshine, sew forth and sew on...


  1. Oooh -- those look so nice! That white really makes all the colors pop. If you keep showing more of these I'm going to end up caving and making some....


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