Saturday, May 8, 2021

Red Jumbo Granny Square & 16 Squares Blocks

I already have 5 projects in progress for RSC so what did I do? I decided to add another one to the mix. I had fun making the jumbo granny square blocks so I decided to make one in reds. It only takes 12 blocks to make a quilt the size I want since these blocks finish at 18".

The pattern for jumbo granny squares is here.

I also pieced twelve 16 block squares but I only had room for 9 blocks on the display wall.

All of these blocks were pieced with 2.5" squares.

Linking to Scrap Happy Saturday.


  1. WOW Red Jumbo is fantastic, Gretchen!!!Are you planning a Rainbow Jumbo or will make a red quilt?
    Great collection of beautiful 2,5" red square!
    Beautiful 16 patch blocks

    1. I won't make all the rainbow colors but the blocks won't be all red. But all red blocks would make an interesting quilt. Who know what I'll decide before we change colors in June. Happy stitching!

  2. good way to use up scraps, I am enjoying making large blocks as well right now

  3. Have you seen the colour block challenge on Facebook. Lots of ideas for quilts with 16 patches! Love the granny square!

  4. The Jumbo Granny Squares make such a great design! Looks like they are fun in any color!

  5. Gretchen what a neat idea, making big blocks to make a quilt. Love the red blocks.

  6. Five RSC projects, so what's another one to a fast worker like you! Your jumbo granny is delightful.

  7. SIX projects for the Rainbow Scrap Challenge?!?! Wow, Gretchen, you are going to be SEW busy!!!