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Archive for January, 2020

Grumpy Cat & Pumpkin baby quilt

Posted on: January 28th, 2020 by Lorna McMahon

This was only in the unquilted pile for a short while. And now I am proud to announce a Grumpy Cat finish! I quilted this up quick with my usual wavy lines using my walking foot. I chose a soft grey thread for on top and a weird beige for the bobbin – both to […]

Life in the POND

Posted on: January 23rd, 2020 by Lorna McMahon

This was a fast and fun finish!   Say hello to my little froggy!     I had the most fun choosing fabrics for this quilt. I love the way these dots all play off of each other.       Another fresh dusting of snow made for the perfect backdrop. The backing was pieced […]

Good Old Hockey Game

Posted on: January 18th, 2020 by Lorna McMahon

She Shoots!!! She Scores!!!! And the crowd goes wild! Yes, folks! That’s another finish for 2020!!!     The photo shoot didn’t go too bad! A fresh dusting of snow is always welcomed as a backdrop.     At times the wind actually cooperated nicely!     By far, my most favourite parts of the […]

Sunday Stash & My Sewing Room

Posted on: January 12th, 2020 by Lorna McMahon

This was my view in the morning last Tuesday. Welcome to My Sewing Room! Here is my finished Kangaroo & Joey2 quilt hanging out. To the left is my grandmother’s china cupboard. Filled with old photos and treasured trinkets.   One such treasure recently resurfaced. My Thumbelina dolly that has been with me for 50 […]

Kangaroo & Joey2

Posted on: January 10th, 2020 by Lorna McMahon

Kangaroo & Joey2 is my first finish for 2020!!! Have you ever seen a kangaroo in the show? Most of the fabrics used to make these adorable mama and baby kangaroos were from the Sun Print 2019 collection by Alison Glass for Andover Fabrics.   And then when it came time for the backing…. I […]

SUPER SIZE – The Math

Posted on: January 3rd, 2020 by Lorna McMahon

How to change the size of any traditionally pieced quilt block. Over the years, there have been a few occasions where a quilter has written to ask how to double the size of a block, as in the case of the Dog Block from the Dog Gone Cute design. The Dog Gone Cute design was […]

2020 Gonna Bee My (Happy New) Year!

Posted on: January 1st, 2020 by Lorna McMahon

  It’s all Thanks to YOU! Thank you for the kind comments left on my last blog post. Your friendship and support mean so much to me and I hope you all had a wonderful Christmas holiday with family and friends. I sure did! And I look forward to this NEW YEAR with you!!! In case you missed that post, here […]