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Archive for March, 2015

Elephant Parade – Week 9 – Linky Party!

Posted on: March 29th, 2015 by Lorna McMahon

Welcome to week 9 of the Elephant Parade!  I have been showing a block each week and am so happy to see the works of those who have quilted along.  Some people have shared photos of their quilts by email.  And lots of you have been sharing your progress on instagram using the #elephantparadeQAL hashtag. […]

Zany ZebraZ quilt block tutorial

Posted on: March 27th, 2015 by Lorna McMahon

Today I am happy to share with you a tutorial for the Zany ZebraZ quilt block! It is my hope that you will enjoy the use of this free tutorial for making these crazy zebra blocks.  Make one for a mini or a cushion or tote bag.  Or make a few and you have a […]

Let’s Bee Social #65

Posted on: March 25th, 2015 by Lorna McMahon

Welcome Friends!  It is once again Wednesday.And time for the Let’s Bee Social linky party! After making Elephants and Zebras….What comes next? This week I have been working on writing up a pattern for Giraffe Love… Giraffe Love baby quilt size 40″ x 50″ Seems there are more than a few Giraffe lovers out there.  […]

Elephant Parade – Week 8 – Quilting & Binding

Posted on: March 22nd, 2015 by Lorna McMahon

Welcome to week 8 of the Elephant Parade!  I will be showing a block each week and would like to encourage you to quilt along.  You can try out as many or as few blocks as you like.  Make a quilt or make a mini.  Make a cushion.  Make whatever your imagination leads you to […]

IKAPRINT fabric labels GIVEAWAY!

Posted on: March 21st, 2015 by Lorna McMahon

When it comes to labeling your finished quilts…How do you fare? Do you bother to label them at all? How about totes and pouches? It was back in July of last year that I received my order of 100 quilt labels from the ikaprint store.  It was in this post that I shared how much […]

Zany ZebraZ Friday Finish

Posted on: March 20th, 2015 by Lorna McMahon

The finished ZebraZ quilt and pattern release were blogged about last Friday.  And now it’s time for the reveal of the completed Zany ZebraZ baby quilt made using these fun cheater blocks from that pattern! I shared on instagram – mid quilt.  This scallop quilting stitch was new to me.  I had mentioned in my […]

Let’s Bee Social #64

Posted on: March 18th, 2015 by Lorna McMahon

Time to Bee Social and see what’s new with YOU!  I love Wednesdays….Things are really buzzin’ at the hive.  So much going on…It’s nice to take a break.  Sit down with a cup o’coffee.And buzz around from one blog to the next and see what you are buzzy working on! The finished ZebraZ quilt and […]

Elephant Parade Tulip Block

Posted on: March 16th, 2015 by Lorna McMahon

Horrified.  Embarrassed.  I’m feeling like such a fool. Today a message was left by Lori Holt of Bee in my Bonnet on my instagram picture sharing the notice for the flower block tutorial as part of the Elephant Parade quilt along. She kindly asked me to direct message her.  And, so I did, of course. […]

Elephant Parade – Week 7 – Sashing, Borders & Backing

Posted on: March 15th, 2015 by Lorna McMahon

Welcome to week 7 of the Elephant Parade!  I have been showing a block each week and would like to encourage you to quilt along.  You can try out as many or as few blocks as you like.  Make a quilt or make a mini.  Make a cushion.  Make whatever your imagination leads you to […]

Fat Quarter Shop Giveaway!!!

Posted on: March 14th, 2015 by Lorna McMahon

Welcoming the Fat Quarter Shop!Our generous sponsor for this month’s fabulous giveaway! Thank you, Fat Quarter Shop!!! Who wants a chance to win $25 in STASH CASH?!!! To keep up with all the fun activities and great deals….Be sure to sign up for the Fat Quarter Shop Newsletter. Have you seen their new exclusive Fat […]