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Dog Gone Cute maxi quilt finish

Posted on: August 28th, 2015 by Lorna McMahon

Only four more days… And the Dog Gone Cute Quilt Along Blog Hop begins! I am PAWS-atively super excited! And the response to my request for participants has been overwhelming! Which is a good thing. Thank you all for wanting to join in the fun – cheerleaders included! The Quilt Along starts on September 1st. […]

Dog Gone Cute Quilt Along Blog Hop

Posted on: August 14th, 2015 by Lorna McMahon

On Wednesday, I announced the upcoming Dog Gone Cute Quilt Along Blog Hop. And the response has been overwhelming! Which is a good thing. The Quilt Along starts in September and the Blog Hop begins in October. There will be a linky party in November. So it’s certainly not to late to join in! Dog Gone Cute mock up drawn in […]

Easy Patchwork Quilt Tutorial & Giveaway!

Posted on: August 10th, 2015 by Lorna McMahon

Whether you are a modern or traditional quilter – or somewhere in between – one thing we can ALL agree on is that we share a love of fabric. When Rita of Fabric Please! approached me about putting together a fat quarter blogger bundle for a tutorial and a giveaway, I was like… YES, PLEASE! […]

Bindingless Quilted Placemats – A Tutorial

Posted on: July 10th, 2015 by Lorna McMahon

Monday was just one of those days. All I wanted to do was sit and sew! Something simple….. Sew a few strips together and see what comes of it. I rediscovered these batik strips from Island Batik in my stash. The strips were each about 3″ x 10″ and I thought the four groups of […]

Top 10 Tips to Grow Your Blog

Posted on: June 8th, 2015 by Lorna McMahon

You started a blog. You are sharing posts and pictures of your work. And now you wonder, “How do I encourage more people to leave comments? How do I gain followers? Is anyone even interested in my blog?” Yes, I know. We all start a blog with the intention of recording our journey – our […]

Elephant Parade – Week 9 – Linky Party!

Posted on: March 29th, 2015 by Lorna McMahon

Welcome to week 9 of the Elephant Parade!  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 #elephantparadeQAL hashtag. […]

Elephant Parade – Week 8 – Quilting & Binding

Posted on: March 22nd, 2015 by Lorna McMahon

Welcome to week 8 of the Elephant Parade!  I will be showing a block each week and would like to encourage you to quilt along.  You can try out as many or as few blocks as you like.  Make a quilt or make a mini.  Make a cushion.  Make whatever your imagination leads you to […]

Zany ZebraZ Friday Finish

Posted on: March 20th, 2015 by Lorna McMahon

The finished ZebraZ quilt and pattern release were blogged about last Friday.  And now it’s time for the reveal of the completed Zany ZebraZ baby quilt made using these fun cheater blocks from that pattern! I shared on instagram – mid quilt.  This scallop quilting stitch was new to me.  I had mentioned in my […]

Elephant Parade Tulip Block

Posted on: March 16th, 2015 by Lorna McMahon

Horrified.  Embarrassed.  I’m feeling like such a fool. Today a message was left by Lori Holt of Bee in my Bonnet on my instagram picture sharing the notice for the flower block tutorial as part of the Elephant Parade quilt along. She kindly asked me to direct message her.  And, so I did, of course. […]