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Archive for June, 2014

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 […]

Let’s Bee Social #26

Posted on: June 25th, 2014 by Lorna McMahon

I have not touched my sewing machine since last Monday. This past week has been a roller coaster ride of emotions.  My dad has been having good days and bad days.  And was to begin going through dialysis treatments as his kidneys had begun to fail.  However, he decided not to receive those treatments.  And […]

TGIFF! Quilt Like An Egyptian

Posted on: June 20th, 2014 by Lorna McMahon

Welcome to this week’s TGIFF! Glad to have you here at Sew Fresh Quilts for the P-A-R-T-A-Y! I am quite excited to announce the finish of my MQG Fabric Challenge today.  This challenge features four fat eighth cuts of Michael Millers newest collection – Petal Pinwheels.  I just LOVE those soft and colourful prints!  Yes, […]

Prayers and Patience

Posted on: June 19th, 2014 by Lorna McMahon

Please be patient with me.  For all those who have kindly commented on a post.  Written me an email in the past two days.  Linked up this week with the Let’s Bee Social.  It is going to take me some time to reply to comments and emails.  And to be able to visit you. I […]

Let’s Bee Social #25

Posted on: June 18th, 2014 by Lorna McMahon

Have you been busy?  The nice weather we are having has been keeping me busy outside, as well as in.  I have managed to keep up with the yard work and some gardening.  There are only a few short weeks left before my two kids will be out of school for summer holidays.  And I […]

MQG Fabric Challenge

Posted on: June 13th, 2014 by Lorna McMahon

On Wednesday I mentioned I was working on my design for the Michael Miller fabric challenge going on at the MQG.  We are working with the new Petal Pinwheels collection. Every participant in the challenge has been sent one fat eighth of these five prints and one solid.  Now a fat eighth isn’t much, but […]

Let’s Bee Social #24

Posted on: June 11th, 2014 by Lorna McMahon

Say what?!! Where did the week go? Seems like I have not accomplished much since Friday…. I am now working on my design for the Michael Miller fabric challenge going on at the MGQ, of which I am a member as an individual.  We are working with the new Petal Pinwheels collection.  Keep you eyes […]

Fat Quarter Shop Giveaway Day!

Posted on: June 9th, 2014 by Lorna McMahon

Welcoming Fat Quarter Shop, our generous sponsor for this month’s fabulous giveaway! Thank you, Fat Quarter Shop!!! Who wants a chance to win $25 in STASH CASH?!!! Be sure to sign up for the Fat Quarter Shop Newsletter. You can find Fat Quarter Shop on all your fave social media sites such as facebook, twitter, […]

Ombre Mini Friday Finish!

Posted on: June 6th, 2014 by Lorna McMahon

Today’s Friday finish are these two mini quilt tops! Aunt Elna and I have been keeping busy.  (She is my trusty sewing machine.) We’re not the only ones who have been busy.  There are plenty of volunteers who have been hard at work helping to test the new Ombre Sewing Studio mini quilt patterns. Bit […]

Let’s Bee Social #23

Posted on: June 4th, 2014 by Lorna McMahon

The pattern testers and I have been hard at work….  Sewing up these minis and tweaking the patterns to get them ready for sale.  If you are interested in making one of these little wall hangings, I would appreciate offers to test the revised versions of the pattern.  Read more about that here! Ombre Sewing […]