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It’s official! I am now a Independent Designer…

Posted on: February 12th, 2013 by Lorna McMahon

I spent the whole day today working on adding my Soft Kitty applique blocks into pattern form, converting them to PDF, and uploading them to my new Pattern Store on Craftsy. Sew… I did not get one stitch in today!  But it is the first day in what seems like a long while since the […]

Sew Fresh Quilt – Soft Kitty baby girl quilt finished!

Posted on: February 12th, 2013 by Lorna McMahon

Not another day off school!!!!!!  Yes… It happened again.  I am so missing my Mondays at home alone with Janome.  But, on the bright side, I did have some help getting the dishes done.  Again.  And, although I did not get much time on the computer, I did get to finish the last details on […]

Free Quilt Pattern

Posted on: February 11th, 2013 by Lorna McMahon

Today after church, I was approached by a member of my congregation who is also a quilter.  She noticed my Sew Fresh Quilts page on facebook, was wondering if I would be interested in doing some volunteer quilting for Victoria’s Quilts.  Of course I told her I would love to, and since she had brought […]

Soft Kitty quilt blocks

Posted on: February 8th, 2013 by Lorna McMahon

Well, we have more snow!  And the kids are home again today…  And the dishes need done again, too… But I am not letting any of that bother me.  Making progress on the baby girl – Soft Kitty – quilt.  Have the Kitty blocks done and am now in need of more Wonder Under, as […]

Baby Boy – Puppy Love – Completed quilt

Posted on: February 6th, 2013 by Lorna McMahon

I am sew pleased with the finished Puppy Love quilt! This project was my first for a few things. One is that it is the first quilt I have ever made using this batting – a combination poly/cotton.  It is fluffier than cotton, but nicer to work with than polyester.  And it’s cuddly! Another first […]

Baby Boy Quilt – Puppy Love – Top finished!

Posted on: February 4th, 2013 by Lorna McMahon

Just a real quick post today….  Finished assembling the top!  Me Sew happy! The kids will be home soon, and I have flannel in the dryer in prep for tomorrow’s quilt layering, basting and quilting to be done on this… I apologize for the crappy picture… I have to figure out a better way to […]

Baby Boy Quilt – Puppy Love – Progress

Posted on: February 4th, 2013 by Lorna McMahon

It is hard to get anything done on the weekends… But I managed! Last week was a short week for the kids.  They had Monday off due to weather.  Thursday was a P.A. day, which they also had off.  And Friday was another day off due to inclement weather.  The hubby also had one of […]

My first quilt…

Posted on: February 1st, 2013 by Lorna McMahon

When I was first bitten by the quilting bug, I wanted to design a quilt for my daughter. My daughter, Erin, loves cats. Especially her cat, Fluffy.  And she loves to read. She especially loves to read about cats. Her love is what inspired me to make my first quilt – the Krazy Katz quilt. […]

Boys Baby Quilt – Puppy Love

Posted on: February 1st, 2013 by Lorna McMahon

Remember when I took the girls shopping in Kitchener a while back?  I sat in the food court for about four hours that day…  Well, I did do a lot of doodling that day and came up with a few ideas for more quilts. The next project will be a boys baby quilt with puppies! […]

Sew Fresh Quilts – Enchantment – finished!

Posted on: January 31st, 2013 by Lorna McMahon

Introducing the completed Enchantment quilt and pillow set.  Quilt is a twin size – 80″ x 60″ I love how the pillows turned out!  The matching pillow is a 20″ square and the coordinating pillow is 8″ x 16″.  Each has a hidden zipper closure and was quilted in the same flower and leaf design […]