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Archive for October, 2015

God Bless America. And… Oh, Canada! Eh!

Posted on: October 30th, 2015 by Lorna McMahon

The testing of blocks for the Forest Friends quilt has begun!   On Friday, I sewed up the American Eagle block. And then marveled at how small it was! On Saturday, I spent the entire day preparing the pattern for the Canadian Beaver block. And I don’t know how I did it…. But on Sunday I managed […]

Dog Gone Cute – Blog Hop – day 8

Posted on: October 29th, 2015 by Lorna McMahon

Last but not least….Today is the final day of the Dog Gone Cute blog hop. But you won’t be disappointed….These talented doggie quilt makers won’t let us down! Make sure you come back next week when our LINKY PARTY opens!!!!! Those of you quilting along will be  Dog Gone Cute entry in the linky party […]

Dog Gone Cute – Blog Hop – day 7

Posted on: October 27th, 2015 by Lorna McMahon

Here we are on the last leg of our Dog Gone Cute blog hop!Plenty of quilty dog gone goodness yet to come…. Are you ready for the linky party next week????? Grab the button below and share it on your blog! Who let the dogs out?!? I did!!! Come help me round them up! Tuesday, […]

Crocodile Rock (a-bye-baby)

Posted on: October 23rd, 2015 by Lorna McMahon

Rock a bye baby…. Down in the swamp… Perfect for a baby boy, the background for this little quilt is Kona Caribbean. I chose it simply because it was the only blue fabric I had a large enough cut to use for this quilt. Designing this fierce creature was a lot of fun. And so […]

Dog Gone Cute – Blog Hop – day 6

Posted on: October 22nd, 2015 by Lorna McMahon

It’s another Dog Gone Cute day on the blog hop! Have you been following along on the hop?Have you seen all the super cute quilts being shared? Bow-WOW! What an incredibly creative kennel we have here! Follow Sew Fresh Quilts’s board Dog Gone Cute quilt along on Pinterest. And there’s still lots more good stuff […]

Dog Gone Cute – Blog Hop – day 5

Posted on: October 20th, 2015 by Lorna McMahon

I am so Dog Gone excited to share this adorable finish! I received an email from non blogging Cheryl and she took me up on the offer to write a blog post for her. Who let the dogs out?!!! What would I say in a blog post?  I would say…Thank-you, thank-you, thank-you Lorna for sharing […]

Why it Pays to Slow Down and Enjoy the Process….

Posted on: October 16th, 2015 by Lorna McMahon

Who doesn’t like to make the same quilt twice? As I’ve said before….. Most of us…. But this is my third fourth time making the Fox & Friends equilateral triangle quilt. This quilt will also be a sample quilt brought to class when I teach at the Kincardine Sunset Quilters’ Guild on November 10th. It was so […]

Wee Little Bird quilted table runner

Posted on: October 9th, 2015 by Lorna McMahon

Last week I shared my applique version of birds in a row. Today we have a sampling of the pieced variety. These wee little birds are now a finished quilted table runner! Love birds perhaps? Each little bird block finishes at 4″ across by 3.5″ tall. One looking down…. And one looking up. The grey print […]

Birds on a Wire

Posted on: October 2nd, 2015 by Lorna McMahon

Hello everyone! Today I would love to share with you the news of my very first AccuQuilt guest blog post, featuring my “Birds on a Wire” easy applique design. This fun project utilizes the GO! Bird die and can be used a wall hanging or as a super cute table runner. The applique birds were fun and […]