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Posts Tagged ‘Ed Emberley’

ZebraZ quilt in it’s UNnatural habitat

Posted on: March 13th, 2015 by Lorna McMahon

Presenting the ZebraZ quilt! Complete with snow covered background. On the old hay wagon. This project was generously sponsored by Northcott Fabrics.  Made from Northcott’s ColorWorks Premium Cotton Solids.  I was especially pleased with the light grey (Vapour 9000-900) used for the background.  It is so subtle and silvery! For the backing I used the […]

Elephant Parade

Posted on: January 30th, 2015 by Lorna McMahon

From design concept to reality…. The making of the Elephant Parade quilt has been a joy filled journey. This project was generously sponsored by Northcott Fabrics.  All those adorable animals were made from Northcott’s ColorWorks Premium Cotton Solids.  Those rich and vibrant colours really pop against that snowy background.  I am so pleased with how […]

A process post – Elephant Parade!

Posted on: January 13th, 2015 by Lorna McMahon

As I promised myself for the new year, I have been taking some time to just sit and do some doodling.  No pressure drawing.  Get out the graph paper and just let the ideas take shape.  Just have some fun with it! Drawing inspiration from this backing fabric, Elephants in Grey by Ed Emberley from […]

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 […]

Sunday Stash Report

Posted on: March 9th, 2014 by Lorna McMahon

This week has been rife with new fabric acquisitions.Take me out to the ballgame style! First up to bat….  Is this generous winning piece from 1 Choice 4 Quilting. True Colors by Anna Maria Horner for Free Spirit.It’s a solid hit on the first pitch!  And she makes it safe to first! Read about my […]