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Archive for January, 2017

Hello there! It’s me!

Posted on: January 31st, 2017 by Lorna McMahon

  If you are a regular at Sew Fresh Quilts, you may have noticed things have changed this past week. If you are prepared to hear the long version of the story, I am ready to share some news with you today.   After much consideration, I have decided on the addition of a new […]

Sew Fresh Quilt Bee – January Link Up

Posted on: January 30th, 2017 by Lorna McMahon

It’s time for the first Sew Fresh Quilt Bee linky party! I have been a busy, busy bee and I’m enjoying a little sewing time working on these Bee Blocks! This type of piecing is not normal for me. I don’t usually sew without a plan already laid out. And I don’t do improv. But it’s […]

Winter Mittens

Posted on: January 28th, 2017 by Lorna McMahon

This is the second quilt block for the “Have a Jolly Little Christmas” quilt along! All the details for the “Have a Jolly Little Christmas” quilt along are this page. Please Note: These materials are COPYRIGHTED. This quilt along is free for PERSONAL USE ONLY. All photos and content are my own unless otherwise noted. Please DO […]

Holly & Berries – Have A Jolly Little Christmas quilt

Posted on: January 27th, 2017 by Lorna McMahon

  It’s beginning to look a lot like… Christmas!   This is my second finish using the blocks in the free Have A Jolly Little Christmas quilt along. You can read all about this free quilt along here.     This block is Holly & Berries.       It really is a simple block. In […]

Let’s Bee Social # 161

Posted on: January 25th, 2017 by Lorna McMahon

Welcome to the Let’s Bee Social! The weather has been really mild this past week or so. Which is nice… But it has also been very gloomy. The sky is hazy and the sun can’t make it’s way through!  To compensate, this week my sewing room has been overrun with a herd of rainbow reindeer… […]

Have A Jolly Little Christmas Sampler

Posted on: January 20th, 2017 by Lorna McMahon

  Well… Merry Christmas to you!   This is my first finish of 2017. And my first finish using the blocks in the free Have A Jolly Little Christmas quilt along that just started. You can read all about that here.   To be quite honest…. I don’t quite recall just exactly how this all […]

Let’s Bee Social #160

Posted on: January 18th, 2017 by Lorna McMahon

Welcome to the Let’s Bee Social! Today I wanted to show you a photo of the Santa’s Reindeer pillows made by my friend, Susan. I met Susan this past fall when I was teaching a workshop for the London Friendship Quilters’ Guild. Each of the participants got to choose to make whatever they wanted from […]

Christmas Stockings

Posted on: January 14th, 2017 by Lorna McMahon

This is the first quilt block for the “Have a Jolly Little Christmas” quilt along! So glad to have you join me! If the number of times the PDF download for the free colouring pages has been accessed is any indication…. There are so many people participating!!!! It makes my head spin!!! Please Note: These materials […]

Let’s Bee Social #159

Posted on: January 11th, 2017 by Lorna McMahon

Welcome to the Let’s Bee Social! We had a SNOW day on Tuesday…. This Friday I will be posting Yesterday I posted the details for the new “Have a Jolly Little Christmas” quilt along for 2017 and the quilt along will begin on January 14th. I am so excited!!! Did I mention there is a free PDF download […]

Quilt Along 2017 – Have A Jolly Little Christmas QAL

Posted on: January 10th, 2017 by Lorna McMahon

Welcome to the introductory post for the “Have a Jolly Little Christmas” quilt along!  I am really excited about this new quilt along. I know Christmas 2016 is over…. But if we start now, everyone should have finished Christmas quilt in time for Christmas 2017. Hahaha! All the details for the “Have a Jolly Little Christmas” quilt […]