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Let’s Bee Social #248

Posted on: October 31st, 2018 by Lorna McMahon

LARGE – 27″ x 27″, 54″ x 54″ or 108″ x 108″ Welcome to the Let’s Bee Social! As you can see… I am still concentrating on those quilts for guys!  First there was Screw This.  And then there was Nailed It. This new pattern needs a name!!!!!! Please head over to my Instagram or […]

Vintage Wedding Quilt

Posted on: January 26th, 2018 by Lorna McMahon

  The Vintage Wedding Quilt is done and is now listed for sale in my shop here!     The backing is from the Urban Artifacts collection by RJR Fabrics, which you can view here.  I am simply in LOVE with this print! The colours, the dots, the flowers and the text. It is just such […]

Little Lamb Leaping Quilt

Posted on: January 19th, 2018 by Lorna McMahon

  This Little Lamb is leaping into my heart! I love that sweet face… and those ears…. and those leaping legs.. and that wee tail!     The backing is Widescreen in Grey for Robert Kaufman Fabrics. It matches well with the Architextures in Grey, also by Robert Kaufman Fabrics, used to make the lamb.   Although […]

Santa’s Reindeer – Have A Jolly Little Christmas quilt

Posted on: March 17th, 2017 by Lorna McMahon

  It’s REALLY, really, really beginning to look a lot MORE like… Christmas!   This is my fifth and final finish using the blocks in the free Have A Jolly Little Christmas quilt along. You can read all about that free quilt along here. This block is Santa’s Reindeer and the instructions are scheduled to be posted […]

Zany ZebraZ quilt block tutorial

Posted on: March 27th, 2015 by Lorna McMahon

Today I am happy to share with you a tutorial for the Zany ZebraZ quilt block! It is my hope that you will enjoy the use of this free tutorial for making these crazy zebra blocks.  Make one for a mini or a cushion or tote bag.  Or make a few and you have a […]

Making Half Square Triangles – An Updated Tutorial

Posted on: February 6th, 2015 by Lorna McMahon

It seems like I have been spending an awful lot of time making HST’s lately.  Last week I shared my progress on my third WoW-E! quilt and that I have plans for making a fourth version using an on point setting.  I must be nuts. WoW-E! in SOLIDS on point – 57″ x 71″ It […]

Top 10 Tips for New Quilters – Binding by Machine

Posted on: January 31st, 2015 by Lorna McMahon

Welcome to this, the final installment of the Top 10 Tips for new quilters – Binding by Machine.  For the complete line up of weekly tips, please see this page. Binding by Machine: One of my proudest accomplishments in learning how to make a quilt has been developing a machine finished binding method that works […]

Top 10 Tips for New Quilters – Quick Piecing Techniques

Posted on: September 14th, 2014 by Lorna McMahon

Welcome to this week’s installment of the Top 10 Tips for new quilters.  Today’s topic is Quick Piecing Techniques.  For the complete line up of weekly tips, please see this page.   Chain Piecing Technique Chain Piecing is one of the most basic time saving methods.  This method involves lining up your sets and sewing […]

Granny Square Quilt Block Tutorial – Part 2

Posted on: March 11th, 2014 by Lorna McMahon

As outlined here in Part 1 of this tutorial, your intended layout and fabric selections will be used to determine how to make your granny squares quilt. If your layout will be with sashing, you will make BLOCKS. If your layout will be without sashing, you will make ROWS. BLOCKS are made using any of […]

Granny Square Quilt Block Tutorial – Part 1

Posted on: March 11th, 2014 by Lorna McMahon

Last week I posted about my completed Granny Square baby quilt and expressed my desire to share a tutorial about the Granny Square.  I was disappointed that I had not thought through the whole process before I began making my blocks.  And wished I had considered the block layout before I began. As I said […]