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Archive for April, 2015

Let’s Bee Social #70

Posted on: April 29th, 2015 by Lorna McMahon

Three weeks ago today, I started cutting out the pieces for this project.And other than the Pretty Piggies table runner, this is what I have been working on steadily ever since. The sun was shining brightly.  To brightly.  And the wind was blowing blusterily. But I wasn’t going to complain.  I wanted to get out […]

Pretty Piggy and Corn Cob table runner

Posted on: April 24th, 2015 by Lorna McMahon

Here piggy, piggy! It’s dinner time down on the farm! Mmmm….. I love me some bacon. Last week these four little piggies were stitched up with a couple of cobs of corn.  Polka dots in pink for the pigs and a couple of bright yellows for the corn.  All set against a background of grey […]

Pretty Piggy and Corn Cob – quilt blocks tutorial

Posted on: April 24th, 2015 by Lorna McMahon

For each Pretty Piggy block you will need: Light Pink 2 @ 1.5″ x 3.5″ 6 @ 1.5″ square 2 @ 1.5″ x 6.5″ 2 @ 1.5″ x 2.5″ 2 @ 0.75″ x 1.25″ 1 @ 1.25″ x 2.5″ 1 @ 2.75″ x 4.5″ Dark Pink 4 @ 1.5″ x 2.5″ 1 @ 1.5″ x […]

Let’s Bee Social #69

Posted on: April 22nd, 2015 by Lorna McMahon

This week I have been busy making this colourful stack of half finished blocks.And drawing some squirrels. I’ll be sharing more news about both of these projects soon.What have you been busy with? NOW…. Let’s PARTY!!!!What’s new with you? What is the Let’s Bee Social???  You can read the details here. An InLinkz Link-up ***************** […]

Yes, We Have No Bananas….

Posted on: April 17th, 2015 by Lorna McMahon

This is Monkey See Monkey Do and it’s made from Kona Cottons. For the Background: Ice Frappe, Pond, Pool, Breakers & Cyan. For the Monkeys there is Stone, Taupe & Earth. Cactus, Peapod & Grass are for the Leaves. As with the Giraffe Love quilt I finished last week, I had a hard time choosing […]

Let’s Bee Social #68

Posted on: April 15th, 2015 by Lorna McMahon

Welcome Friends!  It is once again Wednesday.And time for the Let’s Bee Social linky party! This week I have been busy piecing pigs….And some corn on the cob. Fat Quarter Shop kindly forwarded me a copy of Lori Holt’s Farm Girl Vintage! No.  The pigs aren’t in there.I’m just… Getting my Farm Girl on.And gearing […]

Sew Sisters Quilt Shop Giveaway!!!

Posted on: April 11th, 2015 by Lorna McMahon

Welcoming the Sew Sisters Quilt Shop!Our generous sponsor for this month’s fabulous giveaway! What’s This???!!!! a fat quarter bundle of  OH BOY! by Lori Whitlock for Riley Blake Sew Sisters have a large selection of quilting fabric and classes, patterns, books and notions – everything you need to complete your unique quilts! Have you joined […]

Life’s a Jungle, Baby….

Posted on: April 10th, 2015 by Lorna McMahon

Welcome to Thank Goodness it’s Finished Friday! This is Giraffe Love and it’s made from Kona Cottons. For the Background: Ice Frappe, Pond, Pool, Breakers, Cyan & Oasis. For the Giraffes there is Sunny & Cedar. Cactus, Peapod & Grass are for the Leaves. Choosing a backing fabric was difficult.  I looked to my online […]

Let’s Bee Social #67

Posted on: April 8th, 2015 by Lorna McMahon

Welcome Friends!  It is once again Wednesday.And time for the Let’s Bee Social linky party! Last week I shared the Giraffe Love quilt.  Choosing the backing fabric was a tough decision and I am so grateful for everyone sharing their opinions on just what should be used.  Thank you! This is the week of the […]

Mad About Patchwork Blogger Bundle Giveaway!!!

Posted on: April 6th, 2015 by Lorna McMahon

Anyone who has been following the Sew Fresh Quilts blog for a while now KNOWS that I LOVE SOLIDS.  And if you have been following, no doubt you’ve seen a few of my posts about happy mail received from Mad About Patchwork.  Mad About Patchwork is my go to shop because of their extensive range […]