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Fruity O’s finish it up Friday!

Posted on: April 18th, 2014 by Lorna McMahon

in·spi·ra·tion noun \ˌin(t)-spə-ˈrā-shən, -(ˌ)spi-\   : something that makes someone want to do something or that gives someone an idea about what to do or create : a force or influence that inspires someone : a person, place, experience, etc., that makes someone want to do or create something : a good idea Definition found […]

Guest Post at Sew Can She

Posted on: April 14th, 2014 by Lorna McMahon

It’s finally time to let that cat out of the bag! Do you know how hard it is for me to keep a secret?!! How exciting!  Back in March, I was invited to write a guest post at Caroline’s Sew Can She blog.  If you don’t already know, Caroline shares free daily sewing tutorials.  Her […]

TGIFF! Charley Harper meets Superior Threads

Posted on: March 21st, 2014 by Lorna McMahon

Welcome to this week’s TGIFF! Today I am showing off my birthday suit! So glad you could make it! For the past three weeks, I have been participating in the 30/30 challenge hosted by Sarah of Berry Barn Designs.  The challenge is to find 30 minutes of me sewing time 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 […]

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 […]

Friday Finish

Posted on: February 14th, 2014 by Lorna McMahon

Happy Valentine’s Day to you! Two weeks ago, I finished the Fox & Friends quilt top. This was the third quilt top reported in need of quilting. Modern Charm was finished last week. This week I am happy to show off Fox & Friends as a Friday finish! That means only one more to go…. […]

Modern Charm quilt

Posted on: February 4th, 2014 by Lorna McMahon

Happy mail = Happy day! Friday’s delivery of the usual bills also included these four fine specimens…. Four new cones of Magnifico by Superior Threads! Four new cones of Magnifico by Superior Threads They are Pink Pink Pink #2008, Aruba #2142, Passionate Purple #2124 and Electric Green #2101.  I layered my quilt backing, batting and […]

Just What is Trending in Modern Quilting?

Posted on: January 13th, 2014 by Lorna McMahon

KONA Fox Kits Ever wonder what the latest trend in modern quilting is? Well, I do!  And I have great news for those of you with a healthy dose of fabric obsession. It seems, and rightly so, the focus is on the fabrics.  However, enshrining that coveted bundle of goodness on a shelf, to gaze […]

Thank Goodness It’s Finished Friday!

Posted on: December 27th, 2013 by Lorna McMahon

Welcome to this weeks TGIFF link up. It is a pleasure to be hosting for my very first time. Glad to see you have made it to the last link up for 2013! My finish this week is a Scrumptious charm pack baby quilt. This is where I left off on Tuesday! And this is […]

Layer Cake Quilt Pattern

Posted on: December 20th, 2013 by Lorna McMahon

A Friday finish! I thought it would be fun to design some easy quilt patterns using the KYSS (Keep Your Sewing Simple) policy.  And what could be easier than sewing blocks together when they don’t require points to match? Meadow Friends Layer Cake from Christa Quilts A while back I got this Meadow Friends layer […]