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Janome’s Home!

Posted on: January 19th, 2013 by Lorna McMahon

I went to Stratford on Thursday and retrieved my beloved Janome.  He passed his physical with flying colours! While I was there, I seen some of his newer, bigger, (much more expensive) cousins.  There were some real beauties there.  But I am happy with my Janome…. For now. I also did a little fabric shopping […]

Wireless is wonderful!

Posted on: January 16th, 2013 by Lorna McMahon

Yee Haw!  We’re free!  No more phone line, dial up, and wait…. Today, our third site survey resulted in success.  We are wireless and have wi-fi.  My daughter is in her ipod glory.  And my son is eagerly awaiting the purchase of a wireless adapter for his Xbox 360 so he can finally game online. […]

Happy Anniversary, Janome!

Posted on: January 14th, 2013 by Lorna McMahon

I love my Janome.  What a great friend to have!  Such good times! Janome has been with me since we met at the Sew and Save in Stratford, Ontario, Canada one year ago this past Saturday. We’ve been through a lot together since then.  Mostly a lot of fabric.  The mending pile rarely gets a […]

Pictures of Chain Linked – Eye Candy

Posted on: January 10th, 2013 by Lorna McMahon

Pictures!  They are not the greatest, but ….  I will try some outdoor photography this weekend.  The snow is almost all melted already.  A park setting would be nice. There are actually two pillows, but I did not make the back for the other one yet.  I need another zipper.  This was my first attempt […]

Chain Linked – Eye Candy!

Posted on: January 7th, 2013 by Lorna McMahon

Glorious Monday!  Never thought I’d ever be fond of Monday’s, but the kids are back in school – and although I love them – sometimes its nice to have a quiet house and to be alone with Janome. And although there are dirty dishes on my counter, Janome and I made good progress.  I got […]

Enchantment Quilt Top – Finished!

Posted on: January 5th, 2013 by Lorna McMahon

Sew excited… I finished the Enchantment quilt top last night!  Now to figure out what I’m going to do for the backing… I wanted to give myself some time to think about it, sew… I spent the day working on the backing for a different quilt.  This quilt is 60″ wide by 72″ long and […]

Enchantment progress

Posted on: December 31st, 2012 by Lorna McMahon

I made it through Friday’s shopping trip with the girls unscathed, but rather bored.  Five hours in the mall was at least four hours too long for me.  But I did get some more graph paper and made good use of my time.  I sat in the food court and drew up some quilty ideas. […]

Enchantment 5″ Blocks

Posted on: December 28th, 2012 by Lorna McMahon

Here are a couple of pictures of the finished pinwheel blocks for the Enchantment Sew Fresh Quilt. Won’t be able to work on these blocks tomorrow.  Will be taking my daughter and her friend shopping in Kitchener.  Not much of a shopper myself….. Unless I’m in a fabric shop!  Sew…  I’ll have to bring along […]

Spoonflower! Sew easy to use…. Even on dial-up!

Posted on: December 27th, 2012 by Lorna McMahon

A big Thank You! to Julie Herman of Jaybird Quilts for posting about Spoonflower.  I visited their website tonight and was able to upload a picture to use for Sew Fresh Quilt labels and have placed my order! Worked hard on the pinwheels for the Enchantment quilt today.  It’s designed to fit a twin size […]

Enchantment – Pinwheels

Posted on: December 25th, 2012 by Lorna McMahon

Merry Christmas everyone!  I came home from the annual Christmas Eve pageant tonight and could not wait to get started on a Sew Fresh pinwheel quilt I’ve been thinking of for a few days now.  So I cut some strips and chopped them up into squares.  I did not realize how nice orange and pink […]