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Archive for May, 2014

Wanted: Pattern Testers

Posted on: May 30th, 2014 by Lorna McMahon

Happy Friday everyone!  Not much sewing has been going on in my world this week.  I have been working on a couple of new mini quilt designs. Now that the ‘not fun’ part is done, I am waiting on a shipment of new Kona Solids to arrive from my favourite online shop, Mad About Patchwork.  […]

Let’s Bee Social #22

Posted on: May 28th, 2014 by Lorna McMahon

I can’t believe it’s almost the end of May!  What a furiously fast and fun-filled month!!!!!! Yesterday was my day to be featured on the AccuQuilt Block Party Blog Hop.  One of the projects I shared was this mini quilt.  You can read more about it in this post. Today’s hop stop is with Eleanor […]

I’m a Little Bit Country…. And I’m a Little Bit Rock n’ Roll

Posted on: May 27th, 2014 by Lorna McMahon

Today I am excited to show you what I made using the new GO! Kite die AccuQuilt sent me!  The GO! Kite is one of 11 new dies that AccuQuilt introduced this month. Here is a little peek of project number one.  In this one, I chose to leave the kite portion of the block […]

Spring 2014 Blogger’s Quilt Festival

Posted on: May 23rd, 2014 by Lorna McMahon

Viewer’s Choice in the Spring 2014 Blogger’s Quilt Festival begins today! Amy would like to know which quilt is your absolute favourite from the entire show! Of course you could nominate your own, but it’s even more fun to nominate your favourite quilt made by someone else.  Find the url of your top pick, and […]

Let’s Bee Social #21

Posted on: May 21st, 2014 by Lorna McMahon

Do any of you watch The Big Bang Theory?  Well, it is one of the few shows that I do enjoy watching. Sheldon Cooper is one of the main characters on the show.  His arch enemy is Wil Wheaton. I have modified one of the more well known quotes from Sheldon Cooper, as he expresses […]

Accuquilt Block Party Blog Hop – Day 1

Posted on: May 19th, 2014 by Lorna McMahon

I am sew excited!  The AccuQuilt block party blog hop begins today! Each of the party participants had their choice of one of these 11 new GO! dies. Not only did AccuQuilt come out with all these new dies…  They also come out with downloadable patterns to make using those new dies.  And right now…. […]

Modern Charm for Spring Quilt Festival 2014

Posted on: May 17th, 2014 by Lorna McMahon

Yes!  It’s time to celebrate! The Blogger’s Quilt Festival at Amy’s Creative Side has begun!  Please do make time to visit the festival throughout the coming weeks.  There are always so many inspiring entries.  Beautiful quilts.  Wonderful quilting.  And gorgeous photos! Have your say and vote for your favourite quilts! My second entry this year […]

KONA Fox Kits for Spring Quilt Festival 2014

Posted on: May 17th, 2014 by Lorna McMahon

Yes!  It’s time to celebrate! The Blogger’s Quilt Festival at Amy’s Creative Side has begun!  Please do make time to visit the festival throughout the coming weeks.  There are always so many inspiring entries.  Beautiful quilts.  Wonderful quilting.  And gorgeous photos! Have your say and vote for your favourite quilts! My first entry this year […]

Oh, Suz-Anna!

Posted on: May 16th, 2014 by Lorna McMahon

Oh, Suz-Anna!  And a Friday finish. It is a grey day.  The sun is not cooperating.  But Oh, Suz-Anna!!! She is much more attractive in real life. I quilted around a few of the small squares in evenly spaced concentric squares using my walking foot as a guide.  Electric Green and Lemon Flash Magnifico threads […]

Let’s Bee Social #20

Posted on: May 14th, 2014 by Lorna McMahon

What an action packed week!  Sew much going on! This list may be just as much to help me keep track of the wonderful events that are happening, as it is to let you know about them.  I don’t want anyone to miss out on the excitement! First up we have a fun festival beginning […]