Tuesday, March 5, 2013

Great Granny Square Quilt–A Really Big Finish

I am so excited to finally have my Great Granny Square quilt finished and on my bed ready for a good night’s sleep tonight. 


I am thrilled with the quilting done by my friend Sue.  I used wool batting so you can really see the texture of the quilting.  The shams turned out to be just the right size and work great.  I am over the top thrilled with everything.

I used the faux flange technique for the binding on the quilt as well as the shams.  It added the perfect finishing touch and pulled in all the different colors.



Although I tweeked the pattern (ever so slightly) here is the link to the instructions I used to make my blocks.  http://beeinmybonnetco.blogspot.com/search?q=Great+Granny




P.S.  Tonight is my first Ukulele lesson.  Watch out world………….and cover your ears.  Confused smile


  1. Your quilt looks lovely!
    I haven't seen the "faux flange" binding before, so I did a bit of a search. It looks great and I think I will give it a try some time. Do you do the corners the same way as if you were sewing the binding on from the front?

  2. It turned out beautifully! The quilting is gorgeous too.

  3. Oh, it sure finished up beautiful!! I do like the Baptist fan quilting, it makes your eye follow the movement across the pattern. I'm so happy for you!

  4. I'm really inspired with your writing skills and also with the format to your weblog. Is that this a paid subject matter or did you modify it yourself? Anyway stay up the excellent high quality writing, it's uncommоn to peег a nice
    blοg lіke this one toԁaу.

    Feel free to viѕit my ωeb sitе .
    .. chatroulette

  5. It looks wonderful! Congratulations! :0)

  6. What a beautiful quilt!


Thanks for stopping by and leaving a comment. I love knowing that I'm not alone, blogging into thin air.

Print Friendly and PDF
Related Posts with Thumbnails