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Archive for May, 2015


Posted on: May 30th, 2015 by Lorna McMahon

School Days and Animal Crackers Story Time and Floating Feathers For more information, please check out my Spoonflower shop here.

Squirrels in the Park – Friday Finish

Posted on: May 29th, 2015 by Lorna McMahon

Now that the winter is over and the weather is nice, Teddy decided to come along for the photo shoot this week. Teddy really likes the squirrels and wanted to play in the park, but we settled on going out to the old hay wagon instead. The wagon was recently moved to the pasture field. […]

Facing Your Fears and Finding Your Niche

Posted on: May 28th, 2015 by Lorna McMahon

What is a Niche?  And how do you find it? Researching online led me to this definition in the Urban Dictionary: 1. An activity that particularly suits somebody’s talents and personality. 2. An area of the market specializing in one type of product or service. Okay, so now we have a broad idea of what […]

Let’s Bee Social #74

Posted on: May 27th, 2015 by Lorna McMahon

Squirrels in the Park – more to come on Friday Although I did get sidetracked while making progress on the Squirrels in the Park baby quilt… I got all caught up this weekend on the Hillside Houses quilt along by Cristina of Pretty Little Quilts. I hope you are not getting tired of seeing my […]

Sunday Stash – Sew Sisters Style!

Posted on: May 24th, 2015 by Lorna McMahon

Remember when I shared in this post all the great Mother’s Day deals going on last weekend? Me?  I took full advantage!!! Last week I shared my first Mother’s Day Specials Sunday Stash here. This is my second instalment of the purchases I made that weekend. Featuring my haul from Sew Sisters Quilt Shop. Warning…. This post […]

Squirrels in the Park

Posted on: May 22nd, 2015 by Lorna McMahon

It’s Friday again. And the squirrels are back! This is my second go of making a set of coordinated squirrel blocks. The first set of squirrel blocks I made were reddish brown. They were used to make a runner for my daughter’s hope chest. You can see that finished runner here. Oh, those pesky rodents… This […]

Let’s Bee Social #73

Posted on: May 20th, 2015 by Lorna McMahon

Although my works in progress are all about solids lately, for those of you who prefer prints… Good news! There will be some projects in prints coming up soon. Did you see my Mother’s Day haul I shared in my Sunday Stash report? Some of those are destined to become the backings for upcoming quilts. […]

Spring. Is it really here?

Posted on: May 19th, 2015 by Lorna McMahon

Spring is a Season of Joy for me. After another long, cold winter it is such a pleasure to see everything being renewed. The green grass and budding trees. The bright blue skies filled with puffy white clouds. The birds have returned to sing their morning song and to hop across the lawn.  Awww! Makes […]

A Great Big Northcott Giveaway!

Posted on: May 18th, 2015 by Lorna McMahon

Welcoming Northcott Fabrics! Our generous sponsor for this month’s fabulous giveaway! What’s This???!!!! Not one.  Not two. But three fabulous fat quarter bundles! Northcott is an International Distributor and Converter of fine cotton printed fabrics for the quilt, craft and home decor industries.  They certainly do have a large selection of quilting fabrics – something […]

Sunday Stash – Canadian National Style!

Posted on: May 17th, 2015 by Lorna McMahon

Really. This has to be THE MOST exciting Sunday Stash report I have EVER made. Remember when I shared in this post all the great Mother’s Day deals going on last weekend? Me? I took full advantage!!! First up is my Sunday Stash from Canadian National Fabric. Warning…. For all you Kona Nerds… This post […]