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Peppermint Dreams

Posted on: April 17th, 2013 by Lorna McMahon

Finished the baby quilt just now!  Calling it Peppermint Dreams…. I made it using blocks I had leftover from making the Sew Retro, Baby! quilt. I had to make a couple extras to make a decent size for the center of the quilt. And then added some borders.  This was the first time I ever […]

This is NOT Spring!

Posted on: April 15th, 2013 by Lorna McMahon

Here is some of the aftermath of Thursday night’s ice storm… We have been without hydro electricity since Thursday night…. And I have the computer hooked up to the gas generator right now…. So I can make my a post, but not about quilting – unfortunately. It was quite interesting and beautiful to wake up […]

Sew Retro, Baby! pattern is now for sale

Posted on: April 9th, 2013 by Lorna McMahon

Just a short post…. To let anyone who is interested…. know that the Sew Retro, Baby! pattern is now for sale at my Craftsy pattern store! I got a LOT of positive feedback on this design….. Thank you to everyone who encouraged me!

Flowers in the Sun – Finished!

Posted on: April 5th, 2013 by Lorna McMahon

It took me two days and the kitchen table to quilt this big baby…  Now I have to get caught up on the dishes that piled up behind me on the counter! Today I got the binding on.  I seen this method used by Aunt Marti on 52 quilts blog.  And now I am addicted to […]

Flowers in the Sun – Top completed

Posted on: April 2nd, 2013 by Lorna McMahon

The weather is certainly not reflecting what I have been working on for the past week.  We had a couple really nice days.  And even got the barbeque out.  But today the wind is bitter and cold.  And there is a light dusting of snow with it. Those poor birds are going to have quite […]

Warning: Quilter’s with a weak stomach may be offended!

Posted on: March 29th, 2013 by Lorna McMahon

You know those warnings they have on tv?  Viewer discretion is advised? Well – be warned – Quilter’s discretion is advised – for this post….. I have been busy working away on the Flowers in the Sun quilt.  All of the strips were cut.  The templates were traced and the curved pieces cut out.  The […]

Flowers in the Sun – New Design

Posted on: March 28th, 2013 by Lorna McMahon

For the past couple of days I have been working on a new design.  I had intended to make a larger version of the Sew Retro, Baby! and to write up a pattern for it, but ….. It can wait. I really enjoyed the pieced curves used in the making of the Sew Retro, Baby! […]

Sew Retro, Baby! binding on and done…

Posted on: March 22nd, 2013 by Lorna McMahon

First off… I would like to thank all those who have visited my blog and were kind enough to leave a comment and/or suggestion on my last post.  I was having a lot of trouble deciding on what to use for a binding on this quilt.  I really appreciate your encouragement and every one of […]

Sew Retro, Baby! quilting complete

Posted on: March 20th, 2013 by Lorna McMahon

Follow my blog with Bloglovin It took a few sessions, but as of yesterday, I have finished quilting the Sew Retro, Baby! quilt. Now I am stumped… What to choose for binding?  I thought of using a grey with white polka dots, which ties in with the backing, but it doesn’t stand out much.  I […]

Sew Retro, Baby! quilting

Posted on: March 17th, 2013 by Lorna McMahon

Not even aware that it was Worldwide Quilting Day…. I went to two shops looking for fabric.  And I found the perfect flannel to use for the backing. Which I washed and dried, cut and seamed, and through up on the frame I use to baste my quilts. I have not seen any other blogs […]