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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 […]

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! […]