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Blogger’s Quilt Festival – Spring 2013 – Sew Retro, Baby!

Posted on: May 17th, 2013 by Lorna McMahon

It’s time to celebrate quilts!  This is my first time participating in the Blogger’s Quilt Festival and I would like to thank Amy.  Sew….  “Thank you for hosting, Amy!”  And thank you to all her wonderful sponsors who have made this year’s festival possible!   I sure have enjoyed reading through many of the posts […]

Blogger’s Quilt Festival – Spring 2013 – Flowers in the Sun

Posted on: May 17th, 2013 by Lorna McMahon

 It’s time to celebrate quilts!  This is my first time participating in the Blogger’s Quilt Festival and I would like to thank Amy.  Sew….  “Thank you for hosting, Amy!”  And thank you to all her wonderful sponsors who have made this year’s festival possible!   I sure have enjoyed reading through many of the posts […]

Oink A Doodle Moo – In Blue!

Posted on: May 10th, 2013 by Lorna McMahon

Finished my 40″ square baby boy quilt.   And it’s ready for some little farmer to be snuggled in! Spent all day Thursday piecing something for the backing… But it was ugly 🙂 Finally decided to go with the blue fabric used on the blocks and am sew happy I did.  Much sweeter!  And I […]

Oink A Doodle Moo

Posted on: May 8th, 2013 by Lorna McMahon

I have never purchased fabric online – only looked. Since we live on a farm, I was quite taken with the Oink A Doodle Moo by Jenn Ski for Moda, available at Fat Quarter Shop. And then I went back to the little fabric store in Newton – E & E Cloth Creations. I am […]

Baby quilt for Lucia – finished!

Posted on: May 3rd, 2013 by Lorna McMahon

Just a really quick post …. Lucia’s duck and frog baby quilt is done!  Put the binding on this morning in time to link up for my Friday finish. I love the fuzzy, flannel backing.  The turtles are so happy looking! I wondered when I bought the binding fabric what I would ever use it […]

Baby quilt for Lucia! – progress

Posted on: April 26th, 2013 by Lorna McMahon

I have been working this week on another baby quilt.  This special quilt is for a special little girl who is now six weeks old.  Her name is Lucia.  Lucia’s grandma, Margie, seen the Lucky Ducky wall hanging I have listed in my Etsy shop.  And she wanted a quilt made. Here is the progress […]

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 […]