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Archive for July, 2014

Introducing Fabric Spark!

Posted on: July 31st, 2014 by Lorna McMahon

I am so excited to introduce you to Fabric Spark, an online retailer specializing in the latest quality fabrics.  Fabric Spark is our newest sponsor!  And the Fabric Spark button is now at the top of the right sidebar. Aren’t we all inspired by our love of beautiful fabrics? Daryl obsession has led her to […]

Let’s Bee Social #31

Posted on: July 30th, 2014 by Lorna McMahon

I can hardly believe that summer is half way over – already!  The kids have been home from school since the beginning of the month and we have been keeping busy with baseball games and practices, swim team practices and meets…. And have also been watching the television series LOST on DVD, borrowed from our […]

GenX-Aztec Baby Quilt with Tutorial

Posted on: July 25th, 2014 by Lorna McMahon

Happy Friday everyone!  As promised, today I am sharing the tutorial for the GenX-Aztec baby quilt.  This baby boy quilt finished at 41″ square.  Change up the colour scheme and you have yourself a gender neutral or baby girl quilt. Introducing My Own Quilt Labels by Ikaprint.  This was my first opportunity to use my […]

Let’s Bee Social #30

Posted on: July 23rd, 2014 by Lorna McMahon

This week I have been working away at the quilting on the baby quilt I showed you on Friday.  And I am also working on a tutorial to share, as well.  Planned for Friday!!! I sure do appreciate all the help in finding a name for it.  I was sure stumped!  Vera of Negligent Style […]

Giveaway Day with The Intrepid Thread!

Posted on: July 21st, 2014 by Lorna McMahon

Welcoming The Intrepid Thread, our generous sponsor for this month’s fabulous giveaway! The Intrepid Thread ‘s about page says it all…. “Owner, Julie Dueck, started the Intrepid Thread out of a desire to feature her own favorite fabric lines and designers, as well as offer the best possible customer care available! Not only is Julie […]

Friday Finish – a baby boy quilt top

Posted on: July 18th, 2014 by Lorna McMahon

Anybody inspired to give this one a name?  I am stumped!But very happy with this Friday Finish…. This top was pieced using some yummy Kona cotton solids:  Cyan, Azure, Grass and Peapod along with Black, Coal, Medium Grey and Snow for the background. The backing fabric I chose is Michael Miller’s Everyday Houndstooth in Lagoon.  […]

Let’s Bee Social #29

Posted on: July 16th, 2014 by Lorna McMahon

Saturday was spent poolside while my son participated in a swimming meet.  Not a big fan of noisy crowds, I parked my lawn chair behind everyone else and passed part of the time doodling on graph paper. The leftover backing from the Quilt Like An Egyptian quilt I made last month is the inspiration for […]

Sew Canadian Sunday & Some Stash

Posted on: July 13th, 2014 by Lorna McMahon

It has been quite a while since my last Sunday Stash post… And there is really nothing like buying some new fabric to cheer you up…. 3 yards of Letterpress in multi from the Just My Type collection by Patty Young for Michael Miller.  What a fun and funky backing fabric this will be! 1 […]

Giggles Up Top

Posted on: July 11th, 2014 by Lorna McMahon

I could not be more pleased with the progress made this week on my Giggles charm pack quilt top!  Such a delight to see how perky and fresh it turned out! Paired up with some bright Kona cotton solids, these fun charms squares are now all framed in and have been sashed in Kona Snow.  […]

Let’s Bee Social #28

Posted on: July 9th, 2014 by Lorna McMahon

I’ve had this charm pack of Giggles by Me & My Sister Designs hanging around for a while now. Working with this bright happy bit of fabric is just what I needed to perk me up.  I paired those Giggles up with some coordinating Kona cotton solids.  And some Kona Snow. It’s been a long […]