12 December 2018

Let's Bee Social #253

Photo Creds @austin1144

 Welcome to the Let's Bee Social!

Things they are a changin'.

We are finally planning on creating video.

Yes. That's right folks. Moving pictures. AKA "Talkies"

Welcome to the new age. The age of Austin.

Austin has been helping me with some photography and today's post features five photos taken by him. You can find Austin on Instagram here.

Photo Creds @austin1144

We are planning a video tutorial for the traditional piecing method used as the mainstay for all of Sew Fresh Quilts patterns. I called it the STOP method, which stands for Stitch, Trim, Open and Press.

Another video tutorial I'd like to make is to show how the organic wavy line quilting is performed while using your walking foot.

Do you have any other suggestions for videos?
Do they only have to be for tutorials?
Or would you enjoy videos that are less educational and more entertaining?

Let us know in the comments please!!!

Photo Creds @austin1144

Photo Creds @austin1144

Photo Creds @austin1144

And while I know you are all busy preparing for the upcoming Christmas festivities and making gifts for all those loved ones on your list.... Please don't forget to treat yourself!

HOHOHO yourself on over to the Sew Fresh Quilts shop by clicking here.

Use HOHOHO to save 50% off your entire pattern purchase until December 31st!

Sweater Weather quilt pattern is newly listed in my shop as a PDF download here!

Christmas is coming. Are you getting ready?

I am updating my wholesale pattern catalog today.

I am also working on designs for the upcoming Harry Potter Quilt Along planned for 2019.

And guess what!!!!!

Kelli of Seriously, I Think it Needs Stitches and I are co-promoting each other because we are BOTH doing a FREE HARRY POTTER QUILT ALONGS in the new year!!!! 

I am also preparing a blog post to participate in Cheryl of Meadow Mist Designs' annual Best of 2018 Linky PartyThis will be her fourth year hosting this fun filled event and anyone can participate. Just write up a blog post sharing your 5 favourite makes from this year and join us at the party! You can read my post from last year here.

Now... It's your turn for Show and Tell!!!
What have you been working on?

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Frédérique - Quilting Patchwork Appliqué said...

Such a great idea! I'm looking forward to watch your videos!

Gretchen Weaver said...

How wonderful your son is able to use his talent and promote your business. What a great opportunity for you both. Blessings!

Institches18 said...

Sounds awesome! Tuts as well as just for fun sounds great, I would probably bookmark the tutorials for future reference. Can't wait for the wavy quilting Video. PS. I love all the new 'men' patterns you have created lately, you are back in the workshop sista.

Andrea R said...

So much exciting news! LOVE the ugly sweater quilt.

I just finished twp small Christmas wall hangings but I haven't quilted them yet.

Kerry said...

What fun - videos! Looking forward to them. Austin is such a great photographer - loving those new angles to the sewing machine! As for Harry Potter - my son's partner is mad about it!

Michelle @ From Bolt to Beauty said...

Talkies?! Lorna, you are too much! Thanks for the early-morning laugh. : )

I'm especially looking forward to the organic waves video. And the HP quilt-along? Yippee!

Cheryl's Teapots2Quilting said...

Those are the 2 videos I would have suggested. If I think of something else, I'll let you know. I still need to finish my other Harry Potter quilt along. Kelly is great at designing quilts.

Run 'n Stitch said...

Congratulations on your new adventure. I am excited to see your new video and look forward to watching future videos. You are very busy. Happy Holidays.

marebear said...

Lorna, Your Christmas quilts are so adorable! Love them all, but the sweaters are a personal fave!

Tish Stemple said...

I am super excited to hear you say you are doing videos! I think both of those are perfect for tutorials and I do love me some tutorials, but I want to be Lorna entertained too :) I want goofy and laughs, we all need that sometimes <3

sam said...

So excited to hear you will be doing videos. I very much look forward to one on organic wavy line quilting. I love your quilting. Have attempted it on a few small projects but not larger quilts. Your tips will be much appreciated.

Unknown said...

I'm also looking forward to your organic wavy lines tutorial! It seems easy enough, but I can't bring myself to jump in - seeing a video will probably get me going! :) Also looking forward to a Harry Potter quilt along - how fun!!

Shelina (formerly known as Shasta) said...

Your son is doing a great job with the photos. So many big cameras. I'd be happy to watch anything - tutorials or sew-alongs, interviews, chats, etc. Looking forward to the Harry Potter quilt-alongs!

Emily said...

Super excited to see a video of your wavy line quilting! And Harry Potter QAL!!! Hooray! I told myself that the next time you did a QAL, I would join in because I missed both Elephant Parade and Doggone Cute. So excited for Harry Potter!!!

Kelli Fannin said...

Hey Lorna! That's so exciting about video! Good luck with your new adventures in film! :) I'm still working out dicing up my HP blocks! Looking forward to the Sew Alongs! It will be fun to see what people mix and match!

Ulrikes Smaating said...

so great,Lorna! I am looking forward to the Harry Potter Quilt Along :0) amazing blog, i am working on a project of doom HP Quilt :0) but i am so excitetd to get one more :0) greetings from denmark, ulrike :0)

Rosemary B❤️ said...

I can't wait.
How did our kids get so big and huge and everything?
As always, I love the links

Kris said...

Wow awesome Austin! I am sure whatever you do will be great.

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