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Archive for May, 2016

Ugly Christmas Sweaters QAL – Linky Party!

Posted on: May 31st, 2016 by Lorna McMahon

Welcome to the Ugly Christmas Sweaters QAL Linky Party! 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 #UglyChristmasSweatersQAL […]

My Pet Hamster quilt finishes

Posted on: May 27th, 2016 by Lorna McMahon

Just in time to pay tribute to the Royals newest family member….. It’s the My Pet Hamster quilt. I was beyond happy to put the final stitch in the binding of this playful finish on Wednesday night. Unfortunately, when I returned to work on the Super Mini quilt the next day…. My iron died a […]

More Mini Mini Quilt Mania

Posted on: May 26th, 2016 by Lorna McMahon

I warned you…. These little mini mini creations are addicting!!! On Tuesday I told you about the fantastic #MMminimini challenge hosted by Make Modern Magazine. You can read all about the details here. The challenge runs until June 20th. I had so much fun making the first wee little mini mini quilt. And now I think […]

Let’s Bee Social #126

Posted on: May 25th, 2016 by Lorna McMahon

Welcome to the Let’s Bee Social!I must admit. I’m pretty lucky to have you for a friend.Last week we had a brand new blogger join us for the Let’s Bee Social linky party. I sent out the word to a few of my regulars around here, asking if they would offer her a warm welcome. […]

Mini Mini Mania

Posted on: May 24th, 2016 by Lorna McMahon

They all say that bigger is better. But I beg to differ. Tiny can be so satisfying! Have you heard about the fantastic #MMminimini challenge hosted by Make Modern Magazine? You can read all about the details here. I had so much fun making this wee little mini mini quilt. And now have plans for making […]

Raccoon Quilt

Posted on: May 20th, 2016 by Lorna McMahon

You ever get that feeling….. Like someone is watching you? It’s been that kind of week for me. These sneaky looking raccoon blocks have eyes that seem to follow your every move. And I am especially fond of that one orange little raccoon! The fabrics are all from Northcott Fabrics. The backing and the prints […]

Let’s Bee Social # 125

Posted on: May 18th, 2016 by Lorna McMahon

Welcome to the Let’s Bee Social!First off….. I would like to THANK YOU for all the words of kindness shared in the comments from my Instagram post. It is quite clear to me that I have some pretty amazing friends out there – in this great big global world of the online quilting community – […]

Let’s Bee Social #124

Posted on: May 11th, 2016 by Lorna McMahon

Thanks so much for joining us for the Let’s Bee Social!This week I have some Good News and some Bad News… I announced a few weeks ago that I had been approached by F&W Media and was considering writing and publishing my first quilt book. After much consideration, and after reviewing the contract, the bad news is […]

Pattern Writing FUN!

Posted on: May 6th, 2016 by Lorna McMahon

Did you know that Electric Quilt is celebrating their 25th Anniversary? I may be a wee bit late to the party…. But this party will last all year long! So it’s not to late to join in the fun!  Electric Quilt is celebrating by offering giveaways each month. You can read all about it here. […]

Let’s Bee Social #123

Posted on: May 4th, 2016 by Lorna McMahon

Introducing Crafted Appliqué …… New Possibilities by Lara Buccella. I became acquainted with Lara through the Let’s Bee Social soon after she started her blog. A couple of weeks ago I received my copy of Lara’s new book and was so excited to finally get a peek inside of this cool new book!  On her blog, Buzzin Bumble, Lara had […]