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Sewing for Me in March – Week #1

Posted on: March 8th, 2014 by Lorna McMahon

Last week, those of us participating in the challenge hosted by Sarah of Berry Barn Designs(30/30 Linky Party), linked up our goals.  You can read my goal setting post here. As I understood it, the aim of this challenge is to take time to do some selfish sewing.For 30 minutes per day.For 30 days.In March. […]

Granny Square Quilt Blocks

Posted on: March 7th, 2014 by Lorna McMahon

What a week!  What started out simple enough has turned into sew much more! Since Monday, I have been working on my very first Granny Square blocks, made from a 20 piece jelly roll of True Colors by Anna Maria Horner for Free Spirit.  This yielded 20 blocks.  The finished quilt is approximately 33″ x […]

Let’s Bee Social #10

Posted on: March 5th, 2014 by Lorna McMahon

Hello everyone!  And welcome to this week’s social linky party! Since Monday, I have been busy turning this sweet little roll of goodness…. ….into these!  Granny Squares à la True Colors by Anna Maria Horner for Free Spirit! All the blocks are completed.  And now I am working on a layout. What have you been […]

True Colors – Anna Maria Horner

Posted on: March 3rd, 2014 by Lorna McMahon

Thank you, Jessica and Nicole!This little roll of sweetness arrived to brighten up my weekend.It’s a 20 piece roll of True Colors by Anna Maria Horner for Free Spirit. I won this lovely prize by taking part in the Sewing With Certainty Series, hosted by Jessica on her blog, Quilty Habit. Generously donated by Nicole […]

Sewing for Me in March

Posted on: March 1st, 2014 by Lorna McMahon

30 minutes30 days Just for me! Sarah is putting up the challenge.And I am joining in! Check it out!!!Sarah of Berry Barn Designs – 30/30 Linky Party! The Challenge:Choose a goal for your 30/30. It can be anything sewing related for you. My plan is make myself a quilted jacket.  With a zippered front closure.  […]

Pillow Case Tutorial with French Seams

Posted on: February 28th, 2014 by Lorna McMahon

I have been having sew much fun! Playing with scraps, my Aunt Elna and I have been sewing up doll quilts and matching pillows.   It has been a really long winter…. Again. Don’t these bright, happy colours remind you of spring? Scrappy Medallion doll quilt and matching Pillow Case This is actually the first […]

Let’s Bee Social #9

Posted on: February 25th, 2014 by Lorna McMahon

Welcome to this week’s social linky party! After finishing the quilting on the third quilt in a row last week, I was looking for some play time. I dug into my Kate Spain Sunnyside scraps and worked on piecing a pair of doll quilts.  Each quilt is 18″ x 20″ and are suitable for any […]

Fat Quarter Frenzy GIVEAWAY!

Posted on: February 24th, 2014 by Lorna McMahon

Sew Sisters is having a BIG Sale!!! All fat quarters are on sale for only $1.75!See these irresistible Kona Solids… COME ON!  Check out this bright bundle of deliciousness!!! Sew Sisters is having a sale!  And a GIVEAWAY! Up for grabs in the giveaway contest are 5 fat quarters of Kona Solids! Here are the […]

Sunday Stash Yum Yums

Posted on: February 23rd, 2014 by Lorna McMahon

This Sunday Stash post is dedicated to the Fat Quarter!It’s a Fat Quarter Frenzy filled post! Look what landed in the mail box this past week! First up is Basic Shades by Riley Blake.I got this sweet 16 piece bundle from Pam at Mad About Patchwork. Basic Shades from Riley Blake Yum, yum! Basic Shades […]

Modern Flower Garden {Finished!}

Posted on: February 21st, 2014 by Lorna McMahon

Throughout my life I have long been known as an unfinisher and a quit in the middler. When I took up quilting, I promised myself that I would never leave my projects unfinished. And everything was going according to plan…. Until…… I found that I had three quilt tops sitting waiting for one thing or […]