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Archive for August, 2016

Let’s Bee Social # 140

Posted on: August 31st, 2016 by Lorna McMahon

The Chicken Ranch is a finished top! If you would like to make your own Mama Chicken block,click here to find the FREE Mama Chicken 12″ quilt block tutorial. AND DON’T FORGET…… The MOD Bear Paw QALwill be starting September 3rd! It’s your turn for Show and Tell!!! What have you been working on? Click on […]

Mama Chicken 12″ quilt block tutorial

Posted on: August 29th, 2016 by Lorna McMahon

This one’s for you, Carol!!!! I ran into Carol at the Quilt Show and she requested a chicken pattern, so I promised her I would come up with a chicken block. Today I am sharing this free block tutorial. As, I mentioned previously in this post, Carol reads this book to her granddaughter and it […]

Kissy Fishy

Posted on: August 26th, 2016 by Lorna McMahon

YES! I did manage to get this one quilted in time for the show!   I spent last Friday and Saturday at the International Plowing Match Quilt Show in Harriston, Ontario. You can read about the results here. I was so excited… And also a bit nervous…..   So during the week prior, to alleviate my nervousness, […]

Let’s Bee Social # 139

Posted on: August 24th, 2016 by Lorna McMahon

It seems like it was a long time ago when I finished this one…. But my Ugly Christmas Sweaters quilt sold on Sunday! So she’s now on her way to Teresa in Ohio. Someone will be having a cozy Christmas! How timely! I also received this email from Angie on Sunday…. Hi Lorna,Finally the binding […]

IPM Quilt Show – Success!

Posted on: August 23rd, 2016 by Lorna McMahon

Yes! The IPM Quilt Show this past weekend turned out to be a rousing success! No, I did not sell ALL my patterns… Although I did sell quite a few.Those Black Birds were the biggest draw! But what really made me feel this event was such a successful one? The PEOPLE!!! The BEST part was […]

Let’s Bee Social #138

Posted on: August 17th, 2016 by Lorna McMahon

This is it! The countdown is on! Tomorrow night I will be heading to Harriston to set up my booth at the curling club. And then I will be spending all day Friday and Saturday hanging out at the International Plowing Match Quilt Show. I am so excited! And also a bit nervous…..I have made […]

Dog Gone Cute {redo}

Posted on: August 12th, 2016 by Lorna McMahon

Meet Fluffy. Although I have enjoyed working on this remake of the Dog Gone Cute quilt, Mr. McFluffster says it really is all about him. Because the Dog Gone Cute has been one of my more popular patterns, I wanted to have a sample to hang in the booth next week. My original large block quilt […]

Let’s Bee Social #137

Posted on: August 10th, 2016 by Lorna McMahon

This past weekend I made some more Dog Gone Cute blocks. Just like with my Black Bird baby quilt, my  Dog Gone Cute quilts were both listed and sold in my Etsy shop. That was before I planned to be participating as a vendor at the International Plowing Match in Harriston in August. Because the Dog Gone Cute pattern […]

International Plowing Match 2016

Posted on: August 9th, 2016 by Lorna McMahon

I’m gearing up for the main event this month!It’s the International Plowing Match QUILT SHOW! Lots of people have been asking me…. What is going on? I keep saying the International Plowing Match is in August. But they are showing a date for September on the website. I have to admit, even I was a […]

Ay, Chihuahua!!!

Posted on: August 5th, 2016 by Lorna McMahon

As soon as I put out the call for pattern testers, I knew that there was one pattern in the mix that I would not be able to resist making for myself. And that was the Ay, Chihuahua!!!! Not only is this fun to make…. It’s really fun to say! I had a reader contact […]