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Archive for December, 2013

Thank Goodness It’s Finished Friday!

Posted on: December 27th, 2013 by Lorna McMahon

Welcome to this weeks TGIFF link up. It is a pleasure to be hosting for my very first time. Glad to see you have made it to the last link up for 2013! My finish this week is a Scrumptious charm pack baby quilt. This is where I left off on Tuesday! And this is […]

A Winner & Happy Blogiversary ~ to me!

Posted on: December 24th, 2013 by Lorna McMahon

Sew Fresh Quilts – New Year’s Resolution I have never been one to make (or follow through with) New Year’s Resolutions.  But I followed through with last year’s quilting/blogging resolutions!  Here is my list of Quilting Resolutions for 2014: Sneek Peek of my TGIFF for December 27th! 1) Bee Social.  I can’t say enough about […]

Free Motion Quilting

Posted on: December 21st, 2013 by Lorna McMahon

As a new quilter, there is nothing scarier than the thought of quilting your quilt. After all those long hours of work………..  Carefully choosing the fabrics,  Cutting with precision, And lovingly piecing your quilt top. The fear of ruining all that work can prevent us from taking that last step…..The Quilting. No wonder there are […]

Layer Cake Quilt Pattern

Posted on: December 20th, 2013 by Lorna McMahon

A Friday finish! I thought it would be fun to design some easy quilt patterns using the KYSS (Keep Your Sewing Simple) policy.  And what could be easier than sewing blocks together when they don’t require points to match? Meadow Friends Layer Cake from Christa Quilts A while back I got this Meadow Friends layer […]

*Giveaway* Day!

Posted on: December 16th, 2013 by Lorna McMahon

Do you have a Thirsty Stash? Refresh your Stash with Organics! It is my great pleasure to introduce to you the Pink Lemonade Quilt Shop! Pink Lemonade Quilt Shop is a brand new online fabric shop located in Spokane, WA.  There are three girls running the show: a mother-daughter team consisting of Janis and Teresa, […]

BIG Pillows

Posted on: December 13th, 2013 by Lorna McMahon

Ta, da! Two quick Christmas projects done and done! Whipped up these two Great BIG cushion covers – with zippers – for my kids for Christmas. When working on a wolf quilt for my son, I mentioned my plan to make the kids each a cover for these large – 26″ x 26″ – pillow […]

New Patterns & Concepts

Posted on: December 11th, 2013 by Lorna McMahon

New patterns…..  Well I have to admit, I have never followed a pattern.  I have seen them in books and magazines.  But never made a quilt from a pattern made by anyone else but me. New concepts….  On the other hand, are things I have been tackling since day one.  My Krazy Katz quilt, being […]

Lucky Me – Part Cinq

Posted on: December 10th, 2013 by Lorna McMahon

I know… I know… REALLY, PLEASE don’t hate me! It was only a month and a half ago that I posted here how it has been years since I got lucky and how that has all changed.  Apparently….  I REALLY meant it! Because then I won again here. Then I won glorious fabric yet AGAIN here! […]

Quilting Fabric Sale {Like No Other}

Posted on: December 7th, 2013 by Lorna McMahon

Groovy Florals! Joel Dewberry Bungalow Dahlia Lavender By FreeSpirit9.5 yards available$10.95/yd Sale: $7.67/yd30% off I know I have shared this fact with you before…. But just putting it out there, once again…Not trying to hide it.  I am a fabric junkie. But a frugal one.  And wanted to share the news with you.  Christa Quilts is having a […]

NEW Linky Party

Posted on: December 3rd, 2013 by Lorna McMahon

Hello everyone! It is now officially the busiest month of the year.  And Christmas will soon be here!I wanted to share with you all – an update of the exciting plans in the works – going on here at Sew Fresh Quilts! GIVEAWAYS – Those of you who have been following my blog are well […]