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Archive for January, 2016

Let’s Bee Social #109

Posted on: January 27th, 2016 by Lorna McMahon

Welcome to the Let’s Bee Social! This week I have been working on a few little things…. Made some sample blocks. These are now on their way to Etobicoke in anticipation of the Elephant Parade workshop I will be providing for the Etobicoke Quilters’ Guild on April 2nd. I have already made the Elephant Parade quilt twice […]

2016 – Year of the Stash!

Posted on: January 23rd, 2016 by Lorna McMahon

This is it… 2016 is the Year of the Stash! Do you have stash issues?Is your stash out of control?Do you even know what all’s in your stash? In case you were unaware, let me tell you…..Jenn of A Quarter Inch from the Edge is hosting a series you may be interested in.Jenn has written […]

Ugly Christmas Sweaters – First Finishes of 2016

Posted on: January 22nd, 2016 by Lorna McMahon

I am so excited to have completed both the Maxi and Super Mini size versions of The Ugly Christmas Sweaters quilts. These are my first finishes for the new year! The fresh snow provided a lovely backdrop and certainly made those colours pop. But, once again, I climbed aboard the trusty old hay wagon to […]

Let’s Bee Social #108

Posted on: January 20th, 2016 by Lorna McMahon

Welcome to the Let’s Bee Social! Glad you could make it!It’s so much fun to share what’s going on and to see what you are up to each week. I have been working on my Ugly Christmas Sweaters blocks and finally have them all sashed up. She’s a finished top! Unfortunately, Monday was another “Snow […]

The Ugly Christmas Sweaters Quilt Along 2016

Posted on: January 18th, 2016 by Lorna McMahon

I know. Christmas is over. Christmas 2015, that is! I have always wanted to make a Christmas quilt. And this year is going to be the year! Introducing a new Quilt Along – the Ugly Christmas Sweaters QAL2016     Ugly Christmas Sweaters 53″ x 53″ This layout shown uses 16 blocks and will finish […]

Let’s Bee Social #107

Posted on: January 13th, 2016 by Lorna McMahon

This week I was thrilled to receive a couple of emails from Lee and Sharon. Both of these ladies wrote to show me what they had made. And there’s nothing I like more than to see quilts made using a pattern or tutorial from my blog. It isn’t very often that someone takes the time […]

Let’s Bee Social #106

Posted on: January 6th, 2016 by Lorna McMahon

Happy 2016 everyone! It’s an exciting NEW YEAR!And I am already working on an exciting NEW PROJECT…… Using these new ColorWorks Concepts fabrics from Northcott Fabrics that you can see here and here. More squirrels? Yes. These are the Rural Squirrels. And they are little sleeker than the ones that were made in Squirrels in the […]