Around the Block | Round Robin Quilt Along Block 5

The block today for the Round Robin is a Granny Squared Quilt Block by Elizabeth of Simple Simple and Company.

I have always been a fan of the granny square in crochet.  I occasionally pick up the hooks– and this is a great go to crochet pattern.

With quilt blocks, this can become one of your go-to quilt blocks.  Keep the center the same color for a consistancy –or use scrap fabric for a no rhyme or reason kind of block.

Either way this is a great one for using smaller fabric scraps.

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Granny Squared Quilt Block

What Elizabeth says about her block~

I really, really love the look of simple square quilting…..I just love it! And the granny square block is one of my favorites because it takes a simple square and let’s itself shine!!!

This is part of the Round Robin Quilt Along Series-– for previous blocks and for the schedule of designers….clickety click here.

Round Robin 2014 | 12 designers | 12 Quilt Blocks |

Materials needed:

  • *One middle square–red in my case, 4 pink squares, 8 green squares, and 12 squares of Kona snow  all cut to 3 1/2″  square

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It’s your turn to sew the Granny Squares Quilt Block

*Hop on over here for the complete quilt block tutorial*

Get to know Elizabeth a little better:

My name is Elizabeth and I blog with my sister-in-law at Simple Simon and Company, where we believe the phrase anyone can sew! We love to stitch pretty vintage frocks, quilts and add a bit of modern to the old.

You can follow Elizabeth here:

Blog- Simon and Company

Now for the Giveaway– 

Winner of last weeks prize: Lisa congrats!  She posted this Ohio Star quilt block:


This weeks Giveaway is provided by—

Go To Patterns

$25 Gift Certificate — shop for your own patterns!

How do you enter?  You will need to upload one image of your quilt block to the flickr group.  Winner will be announced next week with the next quilt block.

For all the Quilt Blocks in the Round Robin- Clickety Click here.


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