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Sew Retro, Baby!

Posted on: March 16th, 2013 by Lorna McMahon

Quilt top complete for Sew Retro, Baby!  Yeah! Now I need to do a little fabric shopping to find a nice flannel for the back…

Sew Retro, Baby! 3/4 done…

Posted on: March 14th, 2013 by Lorna McMahon

Just a quick update….  I don’t know how I ended up with the first and second block having pieces beside each other that matched…. but I am 3/4 done the top and am showing the top half here. Am taking the kids to visit my parents in Stratford today, sew I will not be able […]

Sew Retro, Baby – Block 1

Posted on: March 13th, 2013 by Lorna McMahon

Didn’t get as much accomplished as I had hoped today… Must have worn myself out a little the past two days!  All that tracing and cutting, pressing and trimming…. Sew I did not get the dishes done… But I did take the kids to their Tuesday night weekly bowling in the evening.  And I did […]

Sew Retro, Baby – Progress 1

Posted on: March 11th, 2013 by Lorna McMahon

I got my wish!  Made great progress today.  AND the dishes got done.  Each of the kids got a turn drying… I found all my Pinks yesterday…  And a large plain white cotton… Did a lot of tracing templates. Cutting.  More tracing and more cutting, which resulted in this… Today, I did a lot of […]

Sew Retro, Baby!

Posted on: March 11th, 2013 by Lorna McMahon

I have been wanting to design a quilt using curved seams…. I have been admiring Julie Pickles’ Mod Pop for quite a while… I REALLY like her design and even the colours of fabrics she used. I don’t have a lot of experience sewing curves.  I googled around and found a great demonstration here.I made […]

Little Chicks

Posted on: March 8th, 2013 by Lorna McMahon

I have not been doing much in the sewing room the last two days.  But I did get those dishes done!  Guess I do have to get some housework done between projects…. Today I got out what may be considered a UFO.  It was only waiting for some eyes….  I made this little quilt before […]

Spring Baby – finished… finally!

Posted on: March 5th, 2013 by Lorna McMahon

Well, I’ll be the first one to admit that it is waaaayyyyy too late for a finish it up Friday entry.  My timing is a little off! But I am finished the Spring Baby quilt and am sew pleased with it! I just love the spring colours! I asked the hubby and my daughter both, […]

Open for business

Posted on: March 3rd, 2013 by Lorna McMahon

I am sew happy to announce the grand opening of my Etsy shop!  In addition to my patterns available on Craftsy, I have now made patterns and quilts available for sale in my Sew Fresh Quilts Etsy shop. Come on over and browse around! Hope you enjoy!

Happy Blogiversary, Marelize!

Posted on: March 1st, 2013 by Lorna McMahon

As I mentioned in my last post, I’ve been getting busy quilting the Spring baby quilt.  And finished that Thursday.  Binding is next and then it’s picture time! But I did want to share a chance to head over to +Marelize Ries‘s blog at Stitch by Stitch where you can help her celebrate the big […]

Spring Update…

Posted on: February 27th, 2013 by Lorna McMahon

I know I’m really pushing Spring lately, but I can’t help it.  I am trying to be optimistic! The weather was horrible yesterday.  And the wind was horrendous, blowing the snow off the fields and making a mess of the roads.  Then came the sleet.  And then, when the kids were sent to bed, and […]