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Equilateral Triangle Quilt Tutorial – Part 2

Posted on: January 28th, 2014 by Lorna McMahon

Welcome back for part 2.  Yesterday I covered how to cut your equilateral triangles here. Today we will cover how to sew your triangles together into rows. And then to sew the rows together to make your top. Line up the first two pieces in your row, with right sides facing.  The points of the […]

Tutorial for Sewing Hexagons by Machine

Posted on: January 24th, 2014 by Lorna McMahon

It’s a Friday finished quilt top!  Modern Flower Garden – finished at 53.5″ x 55″. Whole Hexagon Quilt   Below, you will find a tutorial for sewing whole hexagons by machine. This is also part 2 of the Oblongagonalong Quilt Along instructions. Week 2 – Quilt Along Update: Last week we covered planning your design […]

Just What is Trending in Modern Quilting?

Posted on: January 13th, 2014 by Lorna McMahon

KONA Fox Kits Ever wonder what the latest trend in modern quilting is? Well, I do!  And I have great news for those of you with a healthy dose of fabric obsession. It seems, and rightly so, the focus is on the fabrics.  However, enshrining that coveted bundle of goodness on a shelf, to gaze […]

Creating Your Own Designs

Posted on: January 7th, 2014 by Lorna McMahon

Today’s post is all about creating your own quilt designs!When I was young, I used to spend a lot of time drawing.Animals were always my favourite subject. And of all that past practice must have been a strong influence on my creative self because I have been designing my own quilts since I started quilting.  […]

Top 10 Tips to Grow Your Blog

Posted on: January 4th, 2014 by Lorna McMahon

You started a blog.  You are sharing posts and pictures of your work.  And now you wonder, “How do I encourage more people to leave comments?  How do I gain followers?  Is anyone even interested in my blog?” Yes, I know.  We all start a blog with the intention of recording our journey – our […]

Let’s Bee Social #1

Posted on: January 1st, 2014 by Lorna McMahon

Happy New Year!Today is the first day of a quilty new year!I am sew excited to begin this journey with you all. The subject for my first Let’s Bee Social linky party post, is an introduction to my Quilt Along for 2014! I am hosting the Oblongagonalong in February!  You can read more about the […]

A Winner & Happy Blogiversary ~ to me!

Posted on: December 24th, 2013 by Lorna McMahon

Sew Fresh Quilts – New Year’s Resolution I have never been one to make (or follow through with) New Year’s Resolutions.  But I followed through with last year’s quilting/blogging resolutions!  Here is my list of Quilting Resolutions for 2014: Sneek Peek of my TGIFF for December 27th! 1) Bee Social.  I can’t say enough about […]

Blogathon Canada, Eh!

Posted on: November 23rd, 2013 by Lorna McMahon

Did you know there are a whole lot of Canadians quilting and blogging in the Great White North? For the second year, the good folks at Sew Sisters Quilt Shop have organized a great way for everyone to be introduced to those clever and talented Canadian quilters. I am proud to be a Canadian Quilting […]

For My Boy: A Wolf Quilt

Posted on: November 12th, 2013 by Lorna McMahon

Welcome to my stop on the For the Boys blog hop! If this is your first visit here, I hope you’ll snoop around a bit after the post. And I encourage you to please leave a comment.  It’s always a pleasure to make new acquaintances! As I mentioned in this previous post, my son, Russell […]