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Archive for February, 2014

Pillow Case Tutorial with French Seams

Posted on: February 28th, 2014 by Lorna McMahon

I have been having sew much fun! Playing with scraps, my Aunt Elna and I have been sewing up doll quilts and matching pillows.   It has been a really long winter…. Again. Don’t these bright, happy colours remind you of spring? Scrappy Medallion doll quilt and matching Pillow Case This is actually the first […]

Let’s Bee Social #9

Posted on: February 25th, 2014 by Lorna McMahon

Welcome to this week’s social linky party! After finishing the quilting on the third quilt in a row last week, I was looking for some play time. I dug into my Kate Spain Sunnyside scraps and worked on piecing a pair of doll quilts.  Each quilt is 18″ x 20″ and are suitable for any […]

Fat Quarter Frenzy GIVEAWAY!

Posted on: February 24th, 2014 by Lorna McMahon

Sew Sisters is having a BIG Sale!!! All fat quarters are on sale for only $1.75!See these irresistible Kona Solids… COME ON!  Check out this bright bundle of deliciousness!!! Sew Sisters is having a sale!  And a GIVEAWAY! Up for grabs in the giveaway contest are 5 fat quarters of Kona Solids! Here are the […]

Sunday Stash Yum Yums

Posted on: February 23rd, 2014 by Lorna McMahon

This Sunday Stash post is dedicated to the Fat Quarter!It’s a Fat Quarter Frenzy filled post! Look what landed in the mail box this past week! First up is Basic Shades by Riley Blake.I got this sweet 16 piece bundle from Pam at Mad About Patchwork. Basic Shades from Riley Blake Yum, yum! Basic Shades […]

Modern Flower Garden {Finished!}

Posted on: February 21st, 2014 by Lorna McMahon

Throughout my life I have long been known as an unfinisher and a quit in the middler. When I took up quilting, I promised myself that I would never leave my projects unfinished. And everything was going according to plan…. Until…… I found that I had three quilt tops sitting waiting for one thing or […]

Let’s Bee Social #8

Posted on: February 18th, 2014 by Lorna McMahon

Welcome to this week’s social linky party!Valentine’s may be past, but I am still feeling the LOVE! Today I’d like to show you some pretties…  Sent to me as gifts from three of my favourite quilting blogging friends!  Can you feel the LOVE? Jennifer of Glinda Quilts sent me one of her specialties – a […]

Hexagon Quilt

Posted on: February 16th, 2014 by Lorna McMahon

Made the backing and basting the Modern Flower Garden quilt on Saturday… Looking for help…Got any suggestions for the Quilting???Spiral?Zig Zag?Straight Line? White thread or coloured? Also… You all know how much Name the one type or brand of Superior Threads you would like to try.I have two spools to give away and will be […]

Friday Finish

Posted on: February 14th, 2014 by Lorna McMahon

Happy Valentine’s Day to you! Two weeks ago, I finished the Fox & Friends quilt top. This was the third quilt top reported in need of quilting. Modern Charm was finished last week. This week I am happy to show off Fox & Friends as a Friday finish! That means only one more to go…. […]

Sewing With Certainty

Posted on: February 12th, 2014 by Lorna McMahon

Back in November, I signed up for the Sewing With Certainty series with Jessica of Quilty Habit.  The purpose of this linky party was to evaluate your sewing/quilting abilities and then outline goals for improvement.  In my first post here, my four goals were centered on improving my ability to design quilting patterns.  The following […]

Let’s Bee Social #7

Posted on: February 11th, 2014 by Lorna McMahon

Welcome back!  Glad you have tuned in this week to join the party! Seems I have a lot to learn yet, concerning time zones.  And I apologize to anyone who has come by to link up in previous weeks and has been unable to do so.  To prevent this problem I have decided to open […]