Outfoxing Granny

I admit it. I have been bitten by the Granny bug. Have you seen these lovely blocks designed by Jolene? They are all over pinterest and I have loved them from afar. Then, I decided it was time for me to jump in. Being able to stay awake past 10 am was a definite factor. I started Wednesday morning, thinking I would get everything cut and maybe make a couple of blocks…
Outfoxing Granny
And then I just kept going. So this morning, I found myself doing this.
I really missed my sewing machine and crafting and finishing. I think it is something I need just like I need sleep and food and frozen yogurt.

These are totally addictive and I love that in just a few days I have a beautiful new quilt!
And I don’t think I will ever get tired of seeing beautiful binding on a spool. And I love the little heart that the extra bobbin thread makes. It made me smile today, so I thought I would share my little day maker with you.

Anyone else addicted to Granny Squares? I’d love to see your pics!

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10 Responses to Outfoxing Granny

  1. 1
    Heather says:

    I love your granny squares! I’ve been bitten by the bug but haven’t jumped in yet. It’s an awesome block.

    And look at you, so smart using a leftover spool for binding. I will be trying that for sure!

  2. 2
    Cindy Sharp says:

    It does feel wonderful to finish a project.

    Your granny squares are awesome.

  3. 3
    Kristen says:

    How nice to know that you completed it in such a short time, I’ve been waiting to start thinking that I didn’t need another forever project..I might just have to start tomorrow. :) Your’s is beautiful by the way.

  4. 4
    Georgia says:

    I can’t believe how quickly you’ve done this! I love it. A lot.

  5. 5

    Gorgeous quilt…

    I’m resisting temptation to start one of these beauties…but it’s not easy!

  6. 6
    elsa says:

    Your Granny quilt is beautiful! Yes, I’ve done sewing like you also. You get going and just can not stop. I’m going to have to give the Granny square a try!

  7. 7
    Kim Aguilar says:

    Hi! I’ve followed your blog for years! And you’ve inspired me to start my own quilting blog. I’m sponsoring a contest there, and I’d be honored if you would keep this link in your comments section: http://sweetapplequilts.blogspot.com/2012/02/vote-for-leslie.html
    I’m trying to help my friend win the American Family Go Get Your Dream contest. Thank you!

  8. 8
    Debbie says:

    how fun! Your squares are darling….that’s going to be a great quilt. Love your photos too! 😉

  9. 9
    Leigh says:

    oh my gosh! I’m so glad you’re feeling better! Nice work :)

  10. 10
    Kelsey says:

    What a cute quilt!! I don’t think I’ll be able to hold out much longer – I’ll have to make some granny squares :)

    Glad to see I’m not the only one who uses old spools for binding!