It’s an Open House Blog Hop. I dare you to come in.

Does it freak you out to try new things?  Me too....but sometimes it freaks me out more to be stuck squarely within the four walls of my comfort zone.  Sew... Rather than just showing you a house block, I thought "We should build a house together... or at least a house themed quilt block. I... Continue Reading →


A Rose by Any Other Name

Its August 1 and that means its time for me to introduce the next block on my Wicked and Wonderful PFMSQ.  According to its birth mom, this little guy's  name is Icky Thump...I kid you not.  This block was originally part of the Block Rock'n Series by Julie Hirt and was named in honour of... Continue Reading →

Introducing … Block 4

Holy Heck Hermione, its already summer. Happy Canada Day and Happy almost 4th of July too.  Summer is officially here since a couple weeks ago and its  shaping up to be a great one here in Canada's smallest province, Prince Edward Island.  You should come and visit....all the really cool people are! LOL. We unofficially... Continue Reading →

Wicked and Wonderful

As many of you know, I have been evolving from making mostly traditional quilt blocks to building beautiful modern quilts over the last 4-5 years.  While I love this new aesthetic, there are some things about traditional quilt-making that I cannot say good-bye to.  In particular, I have a weakness for sampler quilts.  There is... Continue Reading →

This week in my sewing room

In my world, the first few days of the month are the best and the busiest.  It's when I get to see what projects my Bee Mates are planning. And by extension, it's when I get to see what I'm going to be working on this month.  You gotta love that! Here are some of... Continue Reading →

I’m feeling challenged!

And I love it.  I don't know about you, but I have a serious weakness when it comes to signing up for on-line Challenges, BOMs, Blog-hops and just about anything else that allows me to connect with other like-minded creative quilters. Today I'm especially excited to share a bunch of things with you guys.  First...I... Continue Reading →

A change is as good as a rest

Hello all. It's me, Velda AKA GRANNYcanQUILT. I have news! Great News! After lots of consideration and some reconsideration, I've decided to change things up a bit. Going forward, I'm gonna be blogging at Freckled Fox Quiltery. The name change reflects all the good things I'm planning and working towards in 2018. I'm excited for... Continue Reading →

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