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Posts Tagged ‘Superior Threads’

Love Birds Quilted Pillow Workshop

Posted on: December 21st, 2015 by Lorna McMahon

I’ve been talking an awful lot about “Santa’s Workshop” this month. Okay…. So I may have still been hanging around in my own little sewing room. But the quilted pillow I was making was not destined to be given as a Christmas gift this time. I recently received a phone call inquiring about whether I […]

Wee Fox Cushions

Posted on: December 14th, 2015 by Lorna McMahon

I am definitely having a wonderful time working in my little “Santa’s Workshop” this month. Okay…. So I am really still hanging around in my own little sewing room. But it sure is starting to feel like I’m at the North Pole! B-r-r-r! This set of quilted cushions was made to match the Forest Friends […]

Bindingless Quilted Table Runner

Posted on: July 17th, 2015 by Lorna McMahon

Those batik strips are still getting sewn up. I had a great time playing around with some strips last Monday. And I guess I couldn’t stop! This time I made a table runner out of some pretty blue and beige Island Batik strips. I am always drawn to those cool blues! The strips were each […]

Squirrels for my Girl

Posted on: May 15th, 2015 by Lorna McMahon

My daughter is very fond of squirrels. And I have to admit, so am I. Their shape. Their fluffy tails. Their posturing. And those cute little beady eyes. When Erin received a wooden hope chest for Christmas from her grandparents, I immediately wanted to quilt a cover to protect the top. But she was not […]

Superior Threads Giveaway!

Posted on: October 20th, 2014 by Lorna McMahon

Welcoming Superior Threads, our generous sponsor for this month’s fabulous giveaway! Who wants a chance to win a $40 Gift Certificate?!!! Be sure to sign up for the Newsletter here, (found in the lower right hand corner). You can find Superior Threads on all your fave social media sites such as facebook, twitter, pinterest, instagram […]

Top 10 Tips for New Quilters – Fabric & Thread

Posted on: August 19th, 2014 by Lorna McMahon

Introducing Week 1 of the Top 10 Tips for new Quilters –  Fabric & Thread For the complete line up of tips, please see this page. Quality Cotton Quilting Fabric: Three elements are used to determine the quality of cotton quilting fabric: the thread count, the quality of the threads/yarns used, and the finishing processes. […]

Ombre Sewing Studio minis Linky Party day!

Posted on: June 27th, 2014 by Lorna McMahon

Back at the end of May, I put out a call for pattern testers.  And what an amazing response!  There were a total of 37 people who volunteered to help test. Through this experience, I met a lot of new friends and got to know a few old friends a little bit better. This amazingly […]

Modern Charm for Spring Quilt Festival 2014

Posted on: May 17th, 2014 by Lorna McMahon

Yes!  It’s time to celebrate! The Blogger’s Quilt Festival at Amy’s Creative Side has begun!  Please do make time to visit the festival throughout the coming weeks.  There are always so many inspiring entries.  Beautiful quilts.  Wonderful quilting.  And gorgeous photos! Have your say and vote for your favourite quilts! My second entry this year […]

KONA Fox Kits for Spring Quilt Festival 2014

Posted on: May 17th, 2014 by Lorna McMahon

Yes!  It’s time to celebrate! The Blogger’s Quilt Festival at Amy’s Creative Side has begun!  Please do make time to visit the festival throughout the coming weeks.  There are always so many inspiring entries.  Beautiful quilts.  Wonderful quilting.  And gorgeous photos! Have your say and vote for your favourite quilts! My first entry this year […]

Oh, Suz-Anna!

Posted on: May 16th, 2014 by Lorna McMahon

Oh, Suz-Anna!  And a Friday finish. It is a grey day.  The sun is not cooperating.  But Oh, Suz-Anna!!! She is much more attractive in real life. I quilted around a few of the small squares in evenly spaced concentric squares using my walking foot as a guide.  Electric Green and Lemon Flash Magnifico threads […]