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Archive for December, 2015

Jungle Friends pattern release

Posted on: December 31st, 2015 by Lorna McMahon

Introducing Sew Fresh Quilts new pattern – Jungle Friends! I am so excited to have completed both the Twin and Baby size versions of the Jungle Friends pattern in time for a Friday finish! First and foremost, I want to thank those of you who have been eagerly awaiting the release of this pattern. All […]

Let’s Bee Social #105

Posted on: December 30th, 2015 by Lorna McMahon

The Jungle Friends blocks were all completed when I made my report for the Let’s Bee Social last week. Then they were all sashed and borders were added. The Baby sized quilt was easily basted and quilted up here at home. But the Full sized quilt finishes at approximately 72″ x 96″, so I hauled […]

Best 5 of 2015 and Plans for 2016

Posted on: December 26th, 2015 by Lorna McMahon

2015 has come and gone. A year of finishes and a year of firsts. Looking back through my gallery of finishes for the year as I prepared this post, has also prompted me to reflect on all the changes that have been a part of things here at Sew Fresh Quilts during the last 12 […]

Let’s Bee Social #104

Posted on: December 23rd, 2015 by Lorna McMahon

Happy to report that ALL of the blocks for both the twin and baby size Jungle Friends quilts are finished! Sashing and borders are currently being added! NOW…….. I want to thank you…. Thank you!!!This is the official post marking two years of the Let’s Bee Social linky party! This party would not be what […]

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 […]

Bee Pillow

Posted on: December 18th, 2015 by Lorna McMahon

Another quilted cushion…. This Bee pillow is another finish towards my goal of making a Handmade Holiday! I had previously made this block waaaayyyy back in August of 2013 and blogged about it here. This was my one and only attempt at paper piecing and finished at 10″ x 10″. The Bee block was designed […]

Let’s Bee Social #103

Posted on: December 16th, 2015 by Lorna McMahon

I am steadily working my way from top to bottom. The Jungle Friends are coming together. The Monkeys and Leaves were completed first. Then the ZebraZ. And now the Elephants and Giraffes are finished! All that remains are the Lions, Hippos and Crocodiles. I hope to have this quilt finished before the year ends. Wish […]

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 […]

Winter Deer Christmas Cushions

Posted on: December 11th, 2015 by Lorna McMahon

Thanks to these little Winter Deer quilted cushions, I am well on my way to accomplishing my goal of making a Handmade Holiday! This pair finished at 14″ x 14″ each and were inspired by the larger cushions I made earlier…. But never really blogged about until now! I had previously used my 12″ Santa’s […]

Let’s Bee Social #102

Posted on: December 9th, 2015 by Lorna McMahon

Have you ever come up with a great idea for a quilt pattern you’d like to share, but did not know where to start? Have you ever thought about writing a quilt pattern? Just what does go into writing a quilt pattern? If you’ve ever wondered the answer to any of these questions, but did […]