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Archive for October, 2016

MOD Bear Paw QAL – Quilt Assembly

Posted on: October 29th, 2016 by Lorna McMahon

Today’s post is to provide the instructions for Quilt Assembly.   Close up of BIG BEAR block placements for use during QUILT ASSEMBLY.       Quilt Assembly: Step 1:  Arrange your completed blocks according to the quilt layout you have chosen. Sew Grey (L) Sashing strips onto the right side of all but the […]

Let’s Bee Social # 148

Posted on: October 26th, 2016 by Lorna McMahon

Welcome to the Let’s Bee Social!   This week I have been working on testing the Flowers quilt design. Flowers is now available in my shop as an instant download pdf pattern. Flowers is an 9 page pdf quilt pattern. No templates. No paper piecing. Only simple straight line sewing and diagonal seams.   Although […]

MOD Bear Paw QAL – Bear Print Border Blocks

Posted on: October 22nd, 2016 by Lorna McMahon

Today’s post is to provide the instructions for constructing the Bear Print Border blocks. I have decided to make a BABY quilt size. So, as noted last week, I will be skipping this step. This step applies to those who are making the LAP and FULL size settings. Making the BEAR PRINT Border Blocks: Step […]

Trunk Show in my own home town of Stratford

Posted on: October 21st, 2016 by Lorna McMahon

The finishes posts are getting few and far between lately. Now that my daughter has her driver’s license, and following the summer when the kids were back in school, I thought that I would have so much more alone time at home and that I would be able to crank out lots of quilts this […]

Let’s Bee Social # 147

Posted on: October 19th, 2016 by Lorna McMahon

Welcome to the Let’s Bee Social!   Announcing the incredible new Sew Fresh Quilt Bee!         In commemoration of Canada’s upcoming 150th anniversary in 2017, Sew Fresh Quilts will be hosting a quilt bee. This SEW FRESH QUILT BEE will be our way of taking part in “Canada’s Big Quilt Bee”. Our quilt blocks […]

MOD Bear Paw QAL – Long Sashing Instructions

Posted on: October 15th, 2016 by Lorna McMahon

Today’s post is to provide the instructions for constructing the Long Sashing. I have decided to make a BABY quilt size. As noted in Step 25, I will need to make 18 Long Sashing.                 Step 25:  To make the LONG SASHING, sew the Grey (L) WOF strips and Background (A) WOF strips together. Cut […]

Let’s Bee Social #146

Posted on: October 12th, 2016 by Lorna McMahon

Welcome to the Let’s Bee Social!   What am I working on this week?   I am working away on my blocks for the Farm Friends quilt pattern. In addition to the Horses, Cows and Billy Goats from last week, I have finished all 6 Pigs, Ducks, Chicks and Dogs needed for the Full Farm […]

Let’s Bee Social #145

Posted on: October 5th, 2016 by Lorna McMahon

Welcome to the Let’s Bee Social!   What am I working on this week?   I chose my fabrics for the Farm Friends quilt pattern. Cut everything for the blocks. And started to sew! Farm Friends – Billy Goat, Cow and Horse blocks So far I have completed the 6 of each – Billy Goat, […]

MOD Bear Paw – Baby Quilt Edition

Posted on: October 1st, 2016 by Lorna McMahon

It’s the little baby bear paw… in blue!   Since September 3rd, I have been posting the instructions for the MOD Bear Paw quilt along. Although I did make the queen size version which I shared in this post, I wanted to make the baby size while participating in the quilt along. If you would […]

MOD Bear Paw QAL – Constructing the Big Bear blocks

Posted on: October 1st, 2016 by Lorna McMahon

Today’s post is to provide the instructions for constructing the Big Bear blocks. I have decided to make a BABY quilt size. Step 1 – 5 were covered in the previous post: Constructing the Bear Paw blocks.                 STOP: Stitch, Trim, Open & Press. The STOP method is the […]