25 October 2017

Let's Bee Social #200

Welcome to the Let's Bee Social!

A few weeks ago I noticed that Jennifer of The Inquiring Quilter had joined us for the Let's Bee Social by sharing her Dog Gone Cute block that had been modified to look like her family pet that she grew up with. Jennifer had made her dog block with long floppy ears and I asked if she would be willing to share the instructions for how she made them. She agreed to do so, and you can read her post here.

For the record, I just want to say that I love it when I see people using their imaginations. It excites me to see when you take something I designed and "tweak it" to make it suit your needs. That's why I asked Jennifer to share her instructions with us today!

A couple of other quilts I wanted to share with you today....

Made by Deanna of Wedding Dress Blue, these two very sweet patchwork quilts make me so excited. I mean who doesn't love the look of some simple, colourful patchwork? And Deanna has also added a row blocks to each quilt. You can click on any of the photos below to be taken to Deanna's blog to read about these adorable finishes.

Cows by Deanna of Wedding Dress Blue

Cows by Deanna of Wedding Dress Blue

Cars by Deanna of Wedding Dress Blue

Cars by Deanna of Wedding Dress Blue

Don't you just adore how those backing fabrics were chosen to match the piecing in the fronts? Deanna used the cow blocks for the first quilt and car blocks for the second quilt, but you can use any block pattern in a repeat to make the row. I think it's a great way to make something really fun! 

I am on my way to Houston today. My sister is coming along with me to Quilt Market. If you are attending, please drop by booth #209 and say hi! I hope all goes well. We are driving down and back in my old pickup truck, stopping in Nashville for the overnight, both ways.

All my blog and facebook posts for the next week are scheduled to post automatically. So I hope there isn't any trouble with the link ups!!! If you send me an email during this time, you likely won't be hearing from me until I return. But I do appreciate your comments and good wishes and will get back to you in November!

Let's Bee Social! 

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  1. Safe trip, Lorna - and wishing you lots of fun and excitement at Quilt Market. Thank you for the link to the cute puppy block - and yes love the two quilts by Deanna - beautiful!

  2. Hi Lorna,
    Safe travels to you and your sister. Nashville will never be the same?! HAHA I wish I was going to Quilt Market - some of the classes I've seen look fabulous. Maybe next year. I just love the cow quilt - Deanna's cows look so realistic. Have fun and I look forward to hearing about your experience when you get back. ~smile~ Roseanne

  3. Very cute quilts and that dog is adorable! Enjoy your trip to Houston...what a fun adventure with your sister.

  4. Lorna! Have a super time at Market!!! Safe travels!

  5. So exciting Lorna... a road trip with your sister and QUILTMARKET!
    Tell us all about it when you're back!

  6. Have a great time! It should be a very fun time in Houston! A long drive, but having your sister with you will be great!

  7. Love the long floppy ears. I just have to make a couple of these one now. Hope you have a fabulous time in Houston.

  8. Have a wonderful trip Lorna. I look forward to hearing about it!!
    Love the combination of your blocks with patchwork. Just adorable.

  9. Thank you so much for sharing my Dog Gone Cute variation. You are so sweet!

    Have fun at Market. I went to Spring Market and it was wonderful! You'll have double fun since your sister is going too. Enjoy!

  10. Have a wonderful trip. I'm sure you'll still find autumn color along the way. The floppy eared puppy is adorable. Yay for you and Jennifer!

  11. Hey congrats on your 200th Let's bee social gathering!! and have fun at market!!

  12. You’re pretty special! Have fun in Houston! Wish I was going to be back in time!


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