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Archive for January, 2014

It’s FRIDAY!!!

Posted on: January 31st, 2014 by Lorna McMahon

Before I show off my Friday Finish, I would like to please share my appreciation and excitement. This first month, January 2014, is coming to a close today. I wish to thank everyone who has been taking partin the NEW Let’s Bee Social Wednesday link up. Your support and kindness have been such a blessing! […]

Let’s Bee Social #5

Posted on: January 28th, 2014 by Lorna McMahon

Welcome to this week’s social linky party!  Last week, I was again overwhelmed with how many links we had.  There were 74 linkers, including myself!   I sure enjoyed visiting everyone, meeting a lot of new friends, as well as seeing what my wonderful old quilty peeps were up to last week!This month’s Featured Social […]

Equilateral Triangle Quilt Tutorial – Part 2

Posted on: January 28th, 2014 by Lorna McMahon

Welcome back for part 2.  Yesterday I covered how to cut your equilateral triangles here. Today we will cover how to sew your triangles together into rows. And then to sew the rows together to make your top. Line up the first two pieces in your row, with right sides facing.  The points of the […]

Equilateral Triangle Quilt Tutorial

Posted on: January 28th, 2014 by Lorna McMahon

Did you all see that sweet finish last week by Paula of The Sassy Quilter?  I remember admiring this as a completed top back in October.  Paula shares a link to her design wall tutorial in that post.  It was her design wall tutorial that inspired me to put up one of my own.  Thank […]

Tutorial for Sewing Hexagons by Machine

Posted on: January 24th, 2014 by Lorna McMahon

It’s a Friday finished quilt top!  Modern Flower Garden – finished at 53.5″ x 55″. Whole Hexagon Quilt   Below, you will find a tutorial for sewing whole hexagons by machine. This is also part 2 of the Oblongagonalong Quilt Along instructions. Week 2 – Quilt Along Update: Last week we covered planning your design […]

Let’s Bee Social #4

Posted on: January 22nd, 2014 by Lorna McMahon

Welcome to this week’s social linky party! Last week, I was overwhelmed with how many links we had!  I had a wonderful time buzzing around to see what you all were sharing and I hope you did too! Please keep in mind that the point of this linky is to BEE SOCIAL.  So don’t worry […]

Showcasing Your Work

Posted on: January 20th, 2014 by Lorna McMahon

Quilting is an art.  And the choices in making a quilt can be tough. Choosing the right fabrics.Deciding what pattern to use.Cutting and piecing with precision.Carefully and thoroughly basting your quilt.Choosing and executing a fabulous quilting design.Adding the label and binding is like an artist signing their work. But the last step in this art […]

Quilt Along 2014

Posted on: January 19th, 2014 by Lorna McMahon

I am not, have never been, and have come to terms with the fact that I will never be, a patient person. And I just couldn’t wait any longer! This is the new fat quarter bundle I am using to make my Oblongagon quilt for the Quilt Along in 2014!  Along with a couple solids.  […]

Let’s Bee Social #3

Posted on: January 14th, 2014 by Lorna McMahon

Welcome to this week’s social linky party!  I apologize if you were here earlier and were not able to link up.  I was certain I had scheduled this post to go off later tonight.  But it was published early.  Whoops! What is your WORD for 2014?  Have you seen any posts on this subject popping […]

Just What is Trending in Modern Quilting?

Posted on: January 13th, 2014 by Lorna McMahon

KONA Fox Kits Ever wonder what the latest trend in modern quilting is? Well, I do!  And I have great news for those of you with a healthy dose of fabric obsession. It seems, and rightly so, the focus is on the fabrics.  However, enshrining that coveted bundle of goodness on a shelf, to gaze […]