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Archive for December, 2018

Let’s Bee Social #255

Posted on: December 26th, 2018 by Lorna McMahon

Welcome to the Let’s Bee Social! I am keeping busy working on the test blocks for the upcoming Harry Potter Quilt Along planned for 2019. Jasmine and I are quilting together! She is doing the 20″ blocks and I will be doing the 10″ blocks. Here is her first block.    View this post on […]

Best of 2018 and Plans for 2019

Posted on: December 24th, 2018 by Lorna McMahon

It’s all Thanks to YOU! Thank you for following along and taking part in the fun times we share here at Sew Fresh Quilts. And especially for sticking with me. This was a tough year. But it was a breeze because I know you have my back! As I reflect back on all the changes […]

Let’s Bee Social #254

Posted on: December 19th, 2018 by Lorna McMahon

Welcome to the Let’s Bee Social! The end of 2018 will soon be here. I am keeping busy working on designs for the upcoming Harry Potter Quilt Along planned for 2019. And the introduction post is coming on January 15. This FREE HPQAL2019 will be twice as much fun as my usual quilt alongs. Gasp! How can […]

Foxy Christmas quilt and pillowcase set

Posted on: December 15th, 2018 by Lorna McMahon

It’s beginning to look a lot MORE like Christmas now! And making this second sweet set of quilt and matching toddler pillowcase was so much fun!     The fox print is Out Foxed by Michael Miller Fabrics. And you can find all these and other details from my in progress post here. And the backing […]

Simple Sewing and Sweetness

Posted on: December 14th, 2018 by Lorna McMahon

Photo Creds @austin1144 It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas! And making this sweet set of quilt and matching toddler pillowcase was so much fun!   Photo Creds @austin1144 The bird print is Robin in the Hood by Michael Miller Fabrics. The leafy green print for the accent is from the Hopscotch collection by Jamie […]

Let’s Bee Social #253

Posted on: December 12th, 2018 by Lorna McMahon

    Welcome to the Let’s Bee Social! Things they are a changin’. We are finally planning on creating video. Yes. That’s right folks. Moving pictures. AKA “Talkies” Welcome to the new age. We are planning a video tutorial for the traditional piecing method used as the mainstay for all of Sew Fresh Quilts patterns. […]

Layin Pipe – yet another finished man quilt

Posted on: December 10th, 2018 by Lorna McMahon

One more finish to share!!!! This is Layin’ Pipe.   The perfect quilt pattern for that handyman in your life. Here is the pipe wrench!         The backing was pieced using a strip of the pipe fabric and a remnant that has been in my stash since the Rural Squirrel quilt.   […]

Nailed It! – another man quilt finish

Posted on: December 7th, 2018 by Lorna McMahon

Nailed It! This is my most. favourite. make. EVER Currently….. This is Nailed It! another quilt geared to guys and all boy – or tomboy – as the case may be. *wink*  I was mighty tempted to make this quilt using a rainbow line up of hammers. But resisted… And I am so glad I […]

HOHOHO Happy Saint Nicholas Day SALE

Posted on: December 6th, 2018 by Lorna McMahon

  Christmas is coming. And I haven’t forgotten YOU!!! Sew Fresh Santa has your name written on the “Has Been PARTICULARLY Good” list. Photo Creds @austin1144   And while I know you are all busy preparing for the upcoming Christmas festivities and making gifts for all those loved ones on your list…. Please don’t forget to […]

Let’s Bee Social #252

Posted on: December 5th, 2018 by Lorna McMahon

  Welcome to the Let’s Bee Social! Christmas is coming. And the Sew Fresh Quilts shop has been a busy place. In all the six years since I started this blog in December of 2012, I have not shared a lot about my personal life. Mainly because this is a quilting blog. So I blog […]