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Posts Tagged ‘backing’

Sunday Stash from Hawthorne Threads

Posted on: January 4th, 2015 by Lorna McMahon

Happy mail is always the most welcome of any delivery.  But this one was special.  It was my first time ordering from Hawthorne Threads.  And this precious package arrived at the perfect time.  On the day of Christmas Eve. Most of these pieces were chosen in 6 yard cuts and purchased for backing fabric.  Perfect […]

Baby Boy – Puppy Love – Completed quilt

Posted on: February 6th, 2013 by Lorna McMahon

I am sew pleased with the finished Puppy Love quilt! This project was my first for a few things. One is that it is the first quilt I have ever made using this batting – a combination poly/cotton.  It is fluffier than cotton, but nicer to work with than polyester.  And it’s cuddly! Another first […]

Enchantment Progress 2

Posted on: January 30th, 2013 by Lorna McMahon

Tuesday became my Monday this week.  The kids were kept out of school Monday due to the weather.   I gave them each a couple of chores to do.  Which they did.  And that must have worked because I didn’t hear the dreaded “I’m bored!” all day!!!!! I worked on the two pillows for the […]

Sew Fresh Quilt completed!

Posted on: January 27th, 2013 by Lorna McMahon

The Fall Leaves quilt top has been layered, basted, quilted and bound…  I used the fall leaves print for the backing and for the binding.  Binding… I tried the machine stitched on the back method by stitching in the ditch on the front.  It is a little quicker than hand stitching, but I am not […]

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 […]

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 […]