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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 53″


Farm Friends Cows 40″ x 45″
In other news….
My little baby boy is turning 16 on Sunday! Wow! Where did the time go?
What am I working on this week?


I chose my fabrics for the MOD Bear Paw QAL.
Cut everything out. And started to sew!
My Bear Paw blocks are finished….
And I am working on my Big Bear now….


The MOD Bear Paw QAL started on September 3rd!

You can check out the introductory post here.

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33 Responses

  1. Dorian says:

    Your farm animals are looking great Lorna! What fun critters 🙂

  2. A quilt with farm horses? THAT is for me! 🙂

  3. Jo says:

    I'm liking your blue bear… fun farm animal quilt too.

  4. Allison says:

    I know how you feel, but it looks like you might be far from that point… espeically since you introduce a new quilt every week!?! Your farm friends are so fun!

  5. Oh Wow – love all your farm animals. Beautiful job on each one! Your bear looks great. I too finished my Bear Paw blocks and my Bear part of the quilt. I always love when a quilt top slowly takes shape after all the little pieces of cutting – like a puzzle being put together!

  6. Jayne says:

    Those darn kids just keep growing! I think the possibilities are endless for you, you keep coming up with so many new and fabulous ideas!

  7. Paige says:

    Oh my, the cows are my favorite! In addition to the barnyard…you can fill the whole zoo with your ideas!

  8. Lorna, I don't see that day coming that you run out of ideas! I need farm animals!!! Do you need pattern terster? After the puppies I have been waiting for next animals that really call me and here they are! x

  9. I was so excited about the horses and pigs that forgot to say Happy Birthday to your son and thank you for the party! x Teje

  10. Kristen says:

    OMG! Love this can't wait for the pattern! And My Baby turns 16 next month… Crazy! I feel like I am still 16!

  11. Tish Stemple says:

    The new animals are adorable! I just can't imagine you running our of ideas. Happy birthday to your baby boy! The years pass to quickly 🙁 My daughter turns 16 next month.

  12. Such a fun new quilt you are creating!I tried to link up , but don't know what happened to my bear paw photo!?!Congrats to your baby boy! Maybe he will make it on to the baby animals quilt? A little human baby?!?

  13. Margaret says:

    love the horses these are so cute.

  14. I love those cows in all the different colors!

  15. Tu-Na Quilts says:

    It is sad that kids grow up so fast. I know, I already watched 5 leave my nest. You are very creative! Do you ever sleep or do anything else? I am blown away by your creativity! How's the patterns for the bunny and panda coming along?

  16. Mary Huey says:

    The new pattern is too cute!! Can't wait for it!!

  17. oh!!! I love this one!!!!

  18. Lisa J. says:

    I love the fabric you are using for your sashing.

  19. Lara B. says:

    I don't think you'll ever run out of ideas Lorna! This one (or 4, or 5?) is another winner. So often your quilts make me smile and laugh when I se them.Happy Birthday to Russell! Uh oh… is 16 the age for driver's licenses in Ontario?

  20. Judy MacLeod says:

    I reserve the right to purchase the first pattern! Love love love it! Specially the horses!

  21. Sewmom18 says:

    I love the new quilts.

  22. OMG, you know that I can no longer read your blog in peace? My little one is looking over my shoulder \”ordering\” quilts left and right. The Farm one looks awesome- if you need tester let me know. EIther way it is a pattern I simply must have. We are off to the farm tomorrow 🙂 Jen (

  23. Those farm animals are looking might cute! Keep those great ideas coming.

  24. GrammaJ says:

    Hey Lorna – will definitely want this pattern – I love the Holstein cow heads for sure. Judy (met u at Harriston)

  25. Zenia Rene says:

    I don't even think it's possible for you to run out of new ideas! You are a fount of joyful creativity! I'm loving your Farm Friends. Thx for the Linky.

  26. Yee Yah, Lorna! Farm friends makes me happier than a pig in slop, a horse in hay, and a cow chewin' it's cud. I mean it. So happy-making. And I wouldn't worry about running out of ideas, my friend. Just enjoy the flow.

  27. Scrapatches says:

    Your new quilt blocks are sew cute! I am always amazed by your creativity. Linking up today. Thanks for hosting … 🙂 Pat

  28. Sewmotion says:

    I don't think you'll ever run out of idea Lorna! Your new animals are fabulous! Carry on the great work 🙂

  29. Lisa S. says:

    I can't wait for the Farm Friends patter to be released! It's adorable!,

  30. Doesn't look like you need to worry about running out of ideas anytime soon, Lorna! Your farm animals are fabulous (as always) and the variety of possible quilts makes the patterns even more valuable.

  31. lvkwilt says:

    You are so talented…I am amazed by your creativity! You are still young–my granddaughter turns 17 in Nov…how did that happen? Thanks for your constant inspiration.