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Mitered Border Quilt Tutorial

Posted on: October 30th, 2013 by Lorna McMahon

Today I would like to share with you the steps taken to make a multiple mitered border. First you will need to determine the length of your borders.  My unfinished quilt top measured 25.5″ square. 25.5 – (.25 + .25) for the seams will give a finished width of 25″ I wanted to add a […]

Quilt Festival – Fall 2013 – Throw Quilt

Posted on: October 30th, 2013 by Lorna McMahon

Once again, it’s time for the Blogger’s Quilt Festival going on over at Amy’s Creative Side! In the Throw Quilt category, the quilt I’m entering is Holiday Sparkle   This festive quilt measures 52″ x 65″ and is made from machine pieced whole hexagons featuring Holiday Frost by Jan Shade Beach for Henry Glass & […]

Quilt Festival – Fall 2013

Posted on: October 30th, 2013 by Lorna McMahon

Once again, it’s time for the Blogger’s Quilt Festival going on over at Amy’s Creative Side! In the Scrappy Quilt category, I’m entering the quilt I spent the whole summer working on…. Oh My, Scrappy Stars! This quilt measures 100″ x 100″ and was made using 2356 – 2″ finished size squares and 9 – […]

100 {more} Quilts 4 Kids

Posted on: October 28th, 2013 by Lorna McMahon

Have you heard the news?  Sew Cute Tuesdays has moved. And what a great new location…. Alyce of Blossom Heart Quilts is the new hostess.And she is a girl who lives up to her blog name. Blossom + Heart + Quilts = Giving                          […]

Lucky Me – Part Deux!

Posted on: October 23rd, 2013 by Lorna McMahon

I know… I know…. Don’t hate me. It was only five days ago that I posted here how it has been years since I got lucky and how that has all changed. Apparently….  I meant it! My good quilty friend Jennifer, who blogs at Glinda Quilts, was having a giveaway to celebrate her two hundredth […]

Winter Wolves

Posted on: October 22nd, 2013 by Lorna McMahon

Yesterday….                                      I did this. And today…..                              Finished!                        And very happy… This quilt finished at 60″ x 65″.  A nice snuggle size quilt. Although I did consider using white for the background, I went with this off-white, muslin-like solid, that reminds me of a sandy beach.   The binding, a beautiful print called Birch Tree, from […]

I Have Quilteritis

Posted on: October 21st, 2013 by Lorna McMahon

I have come to acknowledge that I am a hard core addict quilter. Officially. I made this purchase on Thursday.  $365 Canadian.  Plus taxes.This works out to $9.95 per meter or $9.13 per yard before taxes.I think this was a fair deal.Hope it lasts. In other news…. As of Friday afternoon, this was the progress […]

Lucky Me!

Posted on: October 18th, 2013 by Lorna McMahon

It has been years since I got lucky.  Not complaining.  Just been dealing with it.But now that has all changed! Back in August, I noticed that Katie of Swim, Bike, Quilt was challenging the quilting community to assist her in reaching her yearly goal of donating 100 quilts for kids.  I was happy to participate […]

Modern Quilted Christmas Runner

Posted on: October 16th, 2013 by Lorna McMahon

In case you weren’t aware, there are now only 69 days left until Christmas! Modern Christmas runner – Holiday Frost by Jan Shade Beach for Henry Glass & Co. Quite long, this Modern Christmas Holiday Runner measures 48.75″ x 12″ Holiday Sparkle by Nina Seven for Wilmington Prints – used for the backing and also […]

WIP – For the Boys

Posted on: October 9th, 2013 by Lorna McMahon

Now that I am finished the Holiday Sparkle quilt, I have on a new work in progress to share today… A wolf quilt for my son!   I had already started planning this quilt for my son, when I discovered that Madame Samm was hosting a new blog hop – FOR THE BOYS. So I […]