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Ballet School

Posted on: February 10th, 2021 by Lorna McMahon

Welcome to the NEW Sew Fresh Quilts BLOG!!! Today I am introducing you to Ballet School! In the SNOW! Today’s lesson is the arabesque. It certainly is fitting that my background fabric has this wintry feel to it too! My ballerina quilt finished at 33″ x 40″ I found this blue lattice print in my […]

ELF on the SHELF

Posted on: December 24th, 2020 by Lorna McMahon

These Elves and I are wishing you all a very Merry Christmas! This Elf on the Shelf quilt makes me so happy… There are two Elf blocks included and repeated through the quilt. Strip piecing made these guys quick and easy!!! I love their pointy ears! For the backing, I pieced together some remnants from […]

Dapper Dachshunds Free Pattern

Posted on: December 18th, 2020 by Lorna McMahon

Last week I seen this on Facebook and had to share here.By Hamels Fabrics & Quilting Heather stitched up this Dapper Dachshund.Fabric is Sunkiss by Tilda available in store or online here> https://bit.ly/30ordRf Dapper Dachshunds Free Pattern> http://www.tildasworld.com/…/2019/01/Dapper-Dachshunds.pdf This week I am sharing my Dapper Dachshunds makes! The pattern calls for using a marker to make the eyes […]

Christmas Lights

Posted on: December 2nd, 2020 by Lorna McMahon

Welcome WINTER! This is my front door on December 1, 2020. The snow has taken the Merry out of my Christmas…. This was how it looked the day before. This was the view from my sewing room window. Basted and quilted the previous day, Christmas Lights were ready for binding. And a fresh outdoor photoshoot! […]

PHAT HOHOHO

Posted on: November 21st, 2020 by Lorna McMahon

  Wishing you all a big PHAT HOHOHO!   Today I am sharing two wintery finishes.   Santa and Snowflakes is up first.       Quilted on my domestic with my walking foot, using white thread from edge to edge, in organic wavy lines.       I pieced a strip down the center […]

I like Turtles

Posted on: November 9th, 2020 by Lorna McMahon

    TURTLE crossing!!!           Turtles are cute…   But I also love the Dragonfly and Bulrushes blocks.     Also known as Cat Tails!!!       The backing coordinates with the background print from the front and is from the same collection. Unfortunately, I goofed during the basting process, […]

Slow and Steady

Posted on: October 29th, 2020 by Lorna McMahon

  T is for Turtle.   I am finished all of my Turtle blocks and working on the letters now.                               You can find the “T is for Turtle” pattern here in my shop!     T is for Turtle – 84″ […]

Winter Birds twin baby quilts

Posted on: October 22nd, 2020 by Lorna McMahon

    I am so pleased with these two little quilts!         A matching pair, one made with Blue Jays and one with Cardinals.       Both quilts were made using the new “W is for Winter Birds” pattern.             The backing is Baby It’s Cold […]

W is for Winter Birds

Posted on: October 8th, 2020 by Lorna McMahon

Each morning I drive my son to work in Listowel. It’s dark on the way there. But on the way home the early light hits the clouds… That stubborn autumn sun rises. And once it’s rays alit upon the hardwood trees. Reflecting the golds, reds, oranges and last of the yellows. I realize how much […]

10K Giveaway!!!

Posted on: October 1st, 2020 by Lorna McMahon

Thank you ALL!!! We are having a GIVEAWAY!!!    It’s time to celebrate YOU! I began this little blog back in 2012, keeping a diary of my quilting journey, while searching to connect with the online quilting community. That lovely group of online supporters and encouragers that I have been blessed to come to know, […]