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Posts Tagged ‘quilting’

Simple Sewing and Sweetness

Posted on: December 14th, 2018 by Lorna McMahon

Photo Creds @austin1144 It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas! And making this sweet set of quilt and matching toddler pillowcase was so much fun!   Photo Creds @austin1144 The bird print is Robin in the Hood by Michael Miller Fabrics. The leafy green print for the accent is from the Hopscotch collection by Jamie […]

Let’s Bee Social #111

Posted on: February 10th, 2016 by Lorna McMahon

Welcome to the Let’s Bee Social!First off….. I would like to THANK YOU for all the words of kindness shared in the comments from my post yesterday. It is quite clear to me that I have some pretty amazing friends out there – in this great big global world of the online quilting community – […]

Hillside Houses QAL finish

Posted on: June 26th, 2015 by Lorna McMahon

After all these weeks of piecing the blocks… And fixing a few last minute mistakes… Hillside Houses is finished! I lucked out when looking for what to use for the backing. Wanting to use some of my older stashed fabrics, I found a few yards of this pretty clam shell print called Yoshiko from Blank […]

Top 10 Tips for New Quilters – Quilting with your Walking Foot

Posted on: January 5th, 2015 by Lorna McMahon

Welcome to this week’s installment of the Top 10 Tips for new quilters – Quilting with your Walking Foot. For the complete line up of weekly tips, please see this page. Quilting with your Walking Foot: You have completed your latest quilt top!  Yes!  What an accomplishment. Now what? Lots of quilters shy away from […]

Let’s Bee Social #50

Posted on: December 10th, 2014 by Lorna McMahon

Saying goodby is never easy.  Back when I took the Fox & Friends 2 out for a photo shoot it was a particularly windy day. Looking back, it seems the quilt was waving goodby even then. Back in September, I had entered this remake of my original Fox & Friends quilt into the Fall fair.  […]

The Butterfly Quilt

Posted on: November 21st, 2014 by Lorna McMahon

Cuddly, cozy, fun and bright – The Butterfly Quilt!  I am so happy with this finish! Last week a few photos of my Butterfly quilt blocks were shown in this post.  I said, “I am already eager to start on another Butterfly Quilt using only solids!  Or maybe using a single fabric collection…..”  But now […]

Tuesday Tips with Amanda of The Cozy Pumpkin

Posted on: November 11th, 2014 by Lorna McMahon

My good friend Amanda of The Cozy Pumpkin is featuring 8 weeks of fantastic tips and techniques from different quilting bloggers.  I was flattered when she asked if I would share a fave tip of my own! Have you ever wondered how to start and stop your quilting stitches when you don’t quilt from edge […]

Get Inspired with Christmas Quilting Ideas!

Posted on: November 7th, 2014 by Lorna McMahon

Fall is here.  It’s getting colder. Following Halloween the stores are filling with ornaments and decorations. And t.v. commercials are all about my favourite time of the year. It will soon be Christmas time! When FaveQuilts asked if I would like to write a Christmas Quilting guest post for their Seams and Scissors blog, I […]

Let’s Bee Social #44

Posted on: October 29th, 2014 by Lorna McMahon

What’s new this week?  Whole lot’a quilting goin’ on! Here are a couple sneak peeks of upcoming finishes…. Giggles Up Wild Life And congratulations to Karen of Capitola Quilter, winner of the $40 gift certificate from Superior Threads! a Rafflecopter giveaway NOW…. What’s new with you? If you are not sure what Let’s Bee Social […]

Pretty in Plaid – St. Louis 16 Patch finish!

Posted on: September 26th, 2014 by Lorna McMahon

Fall winds and cooler temps are here again.  It seems that summer gets shorter and shorter every year.  This week I took advantage of the opportunity to have one more outdoor photo shoot on the old hay wagon. While working on my weekly posts for the Top 10 Tips for New Quilters series, I was […]