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Archive for September, 2016

Where do you Go when you don’t know what to Google?

Posted on: September 30th, 2016 by Lorna McMahon

How do you find inspiration? What about information for learning new techniques? If you’re like me, perhaps you have turned to Google when searching for new ideas and information. I have found that if you can find just the right words to place into the search bar you can come up with some fabulous links […]

Let’s Bee Social #144

Posted on: September 28th, 2016 by Lorna McMahon

Welcome to the Let’s Bee Social!   It’s been a very busy time for me during the past week…. The first bit of news is how much fun I had at the Brussels Fall Fair. I’ve been attending this small rural fair since my kids were in public school, but didn’t start participating by entering […]

Let’s Bee Social #143

Posted on: September 21st, 2016 by Lorna McMahon

Sometimes I’m afraid that one day I will run out of new ideas. But in the meantime…. These EQ7 mock ups show the quilt designs that will ALL be part of the Farm Friends pattern. Coming Soon! Farm Friends 83″ x 88″    Farm Friends Junior 40″ x 45″   Farm Friends Horses 40″ x […]

MOD Bear Paw QAL – Constructing the Bear Paw Blocks

Posted on: September 17th, 2016 by Lorna McMahon

Today’s post is to provide the instructions for constructing the Bear Paw blocks. I have decided to make a BABY quilt size. As noted in Step 5, I will need to make 22 full Bear Paw blocks.                 STOP: Stitch, Trim, Open & Press. The STOP method is the mainstay for the making of the […]

Let’s Bee Social #142

Posted on: September 14th, 2016 by Lorna McMahon

HAPPY! HAPPY! HAPPY! This happy mail arrived last week. And made me smile.These were chosen from the beautiful selection of modern fabrics from Mad About Patchwork in anticipation of making them into my new Flower quilt design. Back in February I started keeping a few emails in a special folder.The name of the folder is […]

MOD Bear Paw QAL – Cutting Instructions

Posted on: September 10th, 2016 by Lorna McMahon

Today’s post is to provide the cutting instructions. I have decided to make a BABY quilt size. In the first table, I will have to cut all the pieces listed in the column titled BABY 39″ x 47″. In the second table, I will have to cut all the pieces listed.     BEAR PAW […]

Let’s Bee Social # 141

Posted on: September 7th, 2016 by Lorna McMahon

I can hardly believe that summer is already on it’s way out…. I miss it already! The kids returned to a new school year yesterday. My daughter is in her final year of high school and my son is entering Grade 11. Time sure does fly! And now that fall is on our doorstep, it’s […]

MOD Bear Paw QAL – Introduction and Fabric Requirements

Posted on: September 3rd, 2016 by Lorna McMahon

Introducing a new Quilt Along – the MOD Bear Paw QAL   MOD Bear Paw FULL 84″ x 84″     Today’s post is an introduction to the quilt along and provides a list of fabric requirements. Each traditional Bear Paw block finishes at 7″ square.   There are four sizes of quilts to choose […]