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Archive for February, 2015

Zebra Butt Friday Finish

Posted on: February 27th, 2015 by Lorna McMahon

On Wednesday I shared the news of my latest quilt in the works…  the ZebraZ quilt.  No, no.  I am not finished piecing the entire quilt.  But I am finished a few of the blocks.  This constitutes a Friday Finish in my books.  And I have been working on the pattern and piecing the blocks […]

Sew Sisters SALE!

Posted on: February 26th, 2015 by Lorna McMahon

Sew Sisters Quilt Shop is having a sale – starting today.  But it’s only for two days, so you better hurry if you want in on the action.  It’s a Bundle Bonanza! In yesterday’s post, I promised to share with you my favourite bundle picks…And here they are! If you know me, you are well […]

Let’s Bee Social #61

Posted on: February 25th, 2015 by Lorna McMahon

In keeping with the wild animal theme of the Elephant Parade quilt along, I am now working on this fun ZebraZ quilt this week.  After hours of quilt math, and the making of prototype blocks, the pattern is finally finished.  Now the fun part begins!  On Monday I did all the cutting.  Tuesday I started […]

Elephant Parade – Week 4 – Turtle

Posted on: February 22nd, 2015 by Lorna McMahon

Welcome to week 4 of the Elephant Parade!  I will be showing a block each week and would like to encourage you to quilt along.  You can try out as many or as few blocks as you like.  Make a quilt or make a mini.  Make a cushion.  Make whatever your imagination leads you to […]

Pretty in Pink patchwork baby quilt

Posted on: February 20th, 2015 by Lorna McMahon

Some sweet and simple patchwork piecing.  That’s what I needed this week.  The results were this little pink baby quilt….  And a great reduction in my stress level.  Ahhhh… That’s better! This patchwork quilt features a fun collection of printed fabrics.  To name a few….  From the Sylvia collection we have Hulta, Suvi, Ruta, and […]

Let’s Bee Social #60

Posted on: February 18th, 2015 by Lorna McMahon

Awww….  Sweet and simple.  That’s what I needed this week.  Some sweet pinks and some simple piecing. 42″ x 48″ pink baby girl crib quilt Things around here have been somewhat stressful due to the intense weather conditions and I just needed to sit down and sew!  Ahhh….  Therapeutic patchwork…. I dug into my stash […]

Elephant Parade – Week 3 – Frog

Posted on: February 15th, 2015 by Lorna McMahon

Welcome to week 3 of the Elephant Parade!  I will be showing a block each week and would like to encourage you to quilt along.  You can try out as many or as few blocks as you like.  Make a quilt or make a mini.  Make a cushion.  Make whatever your imagination leads you to […]

Torn Between Two Lovers

Posted on: February 14th, 2015 by Lorna McMahon

Many psychologists believe that the most difficult decision to make is to choose between two positives. Let me share this secret.  I just have to get it off my chest.  I mean, what’s a girl to do? I say, “WHY CHOOSE?” I am torn between two lovers.  Each has desirable qualities.  And bring about some […]

WoW-E! {a custom quilt}

Posted on: February 13th, 2015 by Lorna McMahon

Custom WoW-E! quilt 51″ x 61″ This quilt was truly a labour of love and is now on it’s way to the new owner.  But it is not traveling alone. WoW-E! #3 is a custom order toddler quilt, ordered from my Etsy shop. Custom WoW-E! quilt on the well house door Plus this special little […]

Let’s Bee Social #59

Posted on: February 11th, 2015 by Lorna McMahon

What’s new with me? After all those hst’s…  I can now see the light at the end of the tunnel.  And am hoping for a Friday finish.  Here is what I’ve been up to.  Spiral quilting on the custom order WoW-E! quilt. By now that’s been accomplished.  And the binding is on.  I just need […]