TGIFF – Calling me home

Lauraaurifil, McKenna Ryan0 Comments

Well this is a helluva finish ladies and gentlemen… I started this just over 2 years ago and intended to have it finished February last year. But the best laid plans of mice and quilters… Without further ado, here is Calling Me Home by McKenna Ryan (by me). Here’s a closer look: And the bottom: It is a mammoth effort. … Read More

WIP down memory lane…

LauraMcKenna Ryan0 Comments

Woohoo!!  Like a lion tamer getting together with a dominatrix, I finally got some WIP work done. A Work In Progress is still in progress, but we’re closer the finish line than we were. I am ashamed to confess that it was a long weekend in Western Australia and I did not get one stitch sewn or one piece of … Read More

Something fishy…

Lauraapplique, McKenna Ryan0 Comments

Well here is a sneak peek at the first two blocks of the “Calling Me Home” quilt. I really like the way the fish has worked out – all cut from one piece of (evidently magic) fabric! The fish is the second block – the first was the mountains and eagle – I have yet to add the fisherman (you … Read More

I’ve got mail…

Lauraapplique, McKenna Ryan0 Comments

I’m so, so, sew excited! This arrived in the mail today:  All the way from Lake Tahoe, California. What is it? Ta da!  My first quilt kit. McKenna Ryan’s ‘Calling Me Home’. It should look like this when it’s finished. I hope I have the patience to get through it!  I am so conflicted about buying materials internationally. I could … Read More