Who is Sew Fresh Quilts?

Lorna McMahon of Sew Fresh Quilts creates fresh, modern quilt designs that are fun to piece and easy to follow. Known for animal themed quilts that are traditionally pieced and quilt patterns that make you want to head straight to your sewing room to get started. Popular patterns include Giraffes in a Row and Dog Gone Cute.

For a number of years now, Sew Fresh Quilts has been partnering with a variety of fabric manufacturers, including Michael Miller, Robert Kaufman, Northcott Fabrics, RJR Fabrics and Craftsy.com, to offer collaborative projects that feature their latest fabric collections. Visit my blog to see everything I have been working on since 2012. In 2017 we made our first trip to Quilt Market in Houston, Texas.

Not even the most experienced quilters are interested in every technique. I've tried paper piecing. And free motion quilting. But I am a big believer in keeping it simple and having fun. Simple piecing methods are my specialty. And I'm well known for my signature edge to edge organic wavy line quilting with my walking foot.

Publications include QuiltMaker, 100 Blocks, Quilter's Connection and Quilty magazine. Sew Fresh Quilts online shop has been selling PDF downloadable patterns since 2013 and has made over 15,000 sales to date. In 2015, wholesale printed patterns began being carried by various quilt shops throughout Canada and the United States, as well as by Annie's Publishing, Keepsake Quilting and Nancy's Notions, and are now available through Petersen-Arne Distributors. I also have been providing trunk shows and workshops at guild meetings from 2015 to the end of 2018.

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All of my designs use traditional piecing methods and provide step by step, detailed instructions. 

They are NOT paper pieced. 

Only simple straight line sewing and diagonal seams.

No templates. No paper piecing.

Just fun!

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Do you want a unique pattern that will have everyone's attention? Allow Sew Fresh Quilts to design a pattern for your upcoming new fabric collection.

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Sew Fresh Quilts provides a fresh take on modern quilting with inspirational trunk shows and instructional classes.

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