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Pretty Posy FREE Quilt Block Tutorial

Posted on: May 5th, 2014 by Lorna McMahon

Hello all you quilty people! Welcome to the Pretty Posy quilt block tutorial! This simple 9 patch block finishes at 9″ square and can be used to make quilts of various sizes.  For my sample, I used 4 blocks made from Kona cotton solids, to make this cute mini quilt. Sew – Let’s get started!!! […]

Equilateral Triangle Quilt – Finished!

Posted on: April 25th, 2014 by Lorna McMahon

Introducing my Triangle Quilt Along baby quilt… Completely completed! I started quilting by stitching in the ditch around the focus triangle. Quilting Detail Then I spiral quilted around this block, alternating between 1/4″ and 3/4″ spacing. Spiral Quilting And then returned to that focus triangle to add one final outline of quilting inside the triangle. […]

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…. […]

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 […]

For My Boy: A Wolf Quilt

Posted on: November 12th, 2013 by Lorna McMahon

Welcome to my stop on the For the Boys blog hop! If this is your first visit here, I hope you’ll snoop around a bit after the post. And I encourage you to please leave a comment.  It’s always a pleasure to make new acquaintances! As I mentioned in this previous post, my son, Russell […]

My first quilt…

Posted on: February 1st, 2013 by Lorna McMahon

When I was first bitten by the quilting bug, I wanted to design a quilt for my daughter. My daughter, Erin, loves cats. Especially her cat, Fluffy.  And she loves to read. She especially loves to read about cats. Her love is what inspired me to make my first quilt – the Krazy Katz quilt. […]