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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 […]

Sew Retro, Baby!

Posted on: March 16th, 2013 by Lorna McMahon

Quilt top complete for Sew Retro, Baby!  Yeah! Now I need to do a little fabric shopping to find a nice flannel for the back…

Sew Retro, Baby! 3/4 done…

Posted on: March 14th, 2013 by Lorna McMahon

Just a quick update….  I don’t know how I ended up with the first and second block having pieces beside each other that matched…. but I am 3/4 done the top and am showing the top half here. Am taking the kids to visit my parents in Stratford today, sew I will not be able […]

Sew Retro, Baby – Block 1

Posted on: March 13th, 2013 by Lorna McMahon

Didn’t get as much accomplished as I had hoped today… Must have worn myself out a little the past two days!  All that tracing and cutting, pressing and trimming…. Sew I did not get the dishes done… But I did take the kids to their Tuesday night weekly bowling in the evening.  And I did […]

Sew Retro, Baby – Progress 1

Posted on: March 11th, 2013 by Lorna McMahon

I got my wish!  Made great progress today.  AND the dishes got done.  Each of the kids got a turn drying… I found all my Pinks yesterday…  And a large plain white cotton… Did a lot of tracing templates. Cutting.  More tracing and more cutting, which resulted in this… Today, I did a lot of […]

Sew Retro, Baby!

Posted on: March 11th, 2013 by Lorna McMahon

I have been wanting to design a quilt using curved seams…. I have been admiring Julie Pickles’ Mod Pop for quite a while… I REALLY like her design and even the colours of fabrics she used. I don’t have a lot of experience sewing curves.  I googled around and found a great demonstration here.I made […]

Little Chicks

Posted on: March 8th, 2013 by Lorna McMahon

I have not been doing much in the sewing room the last two days.  But I did get those dishes done!  Guess I do have to get some housework done between projects…. Today I got out what may be considered a UFO.  It was only waiting for some eyes….  I made this little quilt before […]

Spring Baby – finished… finally!

Posted on: March 5th, 2013 by Lorna McMahon

Well, I’ll be the first one to admit that it is waaaayyyyy too late for a finish it up Friday entry.  My timing is a little off! But I am finished the Spring Baby quilt and am sew pleased with it! I just love the spring colours! I asked the hubby and my daughter both, […]