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Archive for October, 2014

Finish It Up Friday – Giggles Up!

Posted on: October 31st, 2014 by Lorna McMahon

This top, made from a charm pack of Giggles by Me & My Sister Designs and some yummy Kona cotton solids, was sitting on a shelf and has waited long enough.  Time to get this quilted UP!  The Giggles Up top was finished way back in July!  You can read the original post here. This […]

Let’s Bee Social #44

Posted on: October 29th, 2014 by Lorna McMahon

What’s new this week?  Whole lot’a quilting goin’ on! Here are a couple sneak peeks of upcoming finishes…. Giggles Up Wild Life And congratulations to Karen of Capitola Quilter, winner of the $40 gift certificate from Superior Threads! a Rafflecopter giveaway NOW…. What’s new with you? If you are not sure what Let’s Bee Social […]

Little Blooms – A Finished Top and Pattern Release

Posted on: October 24th, 2014 by Lorna McMahon

Another finished top!  The next few Friday Finishes will just have to include some quilted projects.  There are three soon to be shared:  Giggles Up charm quilt, Wild Life baby quilt and this Little Blooms baby quilt. These Little Blooms blocks were a pleasure to make and turned into a lovely little baby quilt when […]

Let’s Bee Social #43 and my Little Blooms Blocks

Posted on: October 22nd, 2014 by Lorna McMahon

This post is laden with an overload of pictures …. 30 Little Bloom blocks are finished …. This project was so much fun …. Choosing prints to go with the inner petals …. Which were made with Basic Shades by Riley Blake Designs …. The challenge of piecing the 3″ petals and 1″ sashing with […]

Superior Threads Giveaway!

Posted on: October 20th, 2014 by Lorna McMahon

Welcoming Superior Threads, our generous sponsor for this month’s fabulous giveaway! Who wants a chance to win a $40 Gift Certificate?!!! Be sure to sign up for the Newsletter here, (found in the lower right hand corner). You can find Superior Threads on all your fave social media sites such as facebook, twitter, pinterest, instagram […]

Sunday Stash

Posted on: October 19th, 2014 by Lorna McMahon

It has been a loooo-nnnn-gggg time since I shared a Sunday Stash post.All the way back to April. It’s not that I haven’t purchased anything since then.  I either just stash them away or cut right into them.  But they really are photo worthy.  Sew here goes! I have been stocking up on Kona Cotton […]

Wild Life – A Finished Top!

Posted on: October 17th, 2014 by Lorna McMahon

Lions and tigers and BEARS!  Oh, DEER! This top, made from Kona cotton solids, was such a fun project to design and make.  Although I was originally going to go for a blue background, the Sprout, Lime and Peridot greens won out.  But I think pink would have been cute, too! This little top finished […]

Let’s Bee Social #42

Posted on: October 15th, 2014 by Lorna McMahon

I don’t usually work on block quilts.And it’s been quite a while since I last used any prints. But I am now! This is my first block of a 30 block quilt.  The blocks finish at 7″ square. I am using what remains of my Basic Shades from Riley Blake Designs, used previously here.  I […]

Sweet Watermelon {redo} Finished!

Posted on: October 10th, 2014 by Lorna McMahon

Last week I spent four days with my mother while she is recuperating from knee replacement surgery.  No access to the internet.  And no access to my sewing machine.  But I did bring along my graph paper and pencil.  When I returned home I spent the weekend with my family. And then came Monday!!! The […]

Let’s Bee Social #41

Posted on: October 8th, 2014 by Lorna McMahon

Short and sweet….. Sweet Watermelon that is! Simply sharing a sneak peek of some quilting today. NOW…. What’s new with you? If you are not sure what Let’s Bee Social is all about, you can read the details here.  An InLinkz Link-up Keep On Quilting On! To follow Sew Fresh Quilts by email…. Enter your […]