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Sunday Stash & My Sewing Room

Posted on: January 12th, 2020 by Lorna McMahon

This was my view in the morning last Tuesday. Welcome to My Sewing Room! Here is my finished Kangaroo & Joey2 quilt hanging out. To the left is my grandmother’s china cupboard. Filled with old photos and treasured trinkets.   One such treasure recently resurfaced. My Thumbelina dolly that has been with me for 50 […]

Kangaroo & Joey2

Posted on: January 10th, 2020 by Lorna McMahon

Kangaroo & Joey2 is my first finish for 2020!!! Have you ever seen a kangaroo in the show? Most of the fabrics used to make these adorable mama and baby kangaroos were from the Sun Print 2019 collection by Alison Glass for Andover Fabrics.   And then when it came time for the backing…. I […]

SUPER SIZE – The Math

Posted on: January 3rd, 2020 by Lorna McMahon

How to change the size of any traditionally pieced quilt block. Over the years, there have been a few occasions where a quilter has written to ask how to double the size of a block, as in the case of the Dog Block from the Dog Gone Cute design. The Dog Gone Cute design was […]

2020 Gonna Bee My (Happy New) Year!

Posted on: January 1st, 2020 by Lorna McMahon

  It’s all Thanks to YOU! Thank you for the kind comments left on my last blog post. Your friendship and support mean so much to me and I hope you all had a wonderful Christmas holiday with family and friends. I sure did! And I look forward to this NEW YEAR with you!!! In case you missed that post, here […]

Best of 2019 and Plans for 2020

Posted on: December 24th, 2019 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. Especially for those of you who have purchased the Koala Love pattern to help raise money to aid Australia during the drought and bushfires. As I reflect back on all the changes […]

BIG PHAT ZOO – Zebra and Giraffe

Posted on: December 10th, 2019 by Lorna McMahon

I have no way of explaining the population explosion in the Sew Fresh Quilts sewing room. All I know is….. It’s a BIG PHAT ZOO!!! “BIG PHAT ZOO – Giraffe” finished at 34″ x 34″ And for those of you who prefer a black and white quilt…. ZEBRA!   “BIG PHAT ZOO – Zebra” also finished at […]

Fox Napping de Deux

Posted on: December 9th, 2019 by Lorna McMahon

Peek a boo!  What does a Fox do to get Ready4Winter? If I have my way, the Fox will be found Napping under or on top of a quilt…     This little Fox was found Napping under a pile of unquilted tops!!!!   Naughty Little FOX!!! But he’s just so CUTE! Who could stay […]

Goodbye Sweater Weather

Posted on: December 8th, 2019 by Lorna McMahon

  Do you remember this Sweater Weather quilt? I made this quilt and blogged about it in this post of October 2017. Sweater Weather was the result of being invited to submit a quilt for Quilty magazine. I used the Ugly Christmas Sweaters and revised the blocks to make them larger – life size even! […]

RU Ready4Winter? I am NOW!

Posted on: December 7th, 2019 by Lorna McMahon

RU Ready4Winter? I am NOW! This sweet squirrel quilt makes me feel all cozy just looking at it!   I am so pleased with the combination of fabrics used for this quilt!!! The acorns in that background fabric?!!!!! I am simply NUTS about this quilt! Those little itty bitty paw prints?!!!! Adorable… Especially on the […]

Oh, DEER!

Posted on: December 6th, 2019 by Lorna McMahon

Things were pretty quiet around here for the entire month of November…. But LOOK OUT!!!! Here I come! I have been quilting up a storm and sewin’ while it’s snowin’. \ This is my finished Oh, DEER! wall hanging. It finished at 26″ x 42″. I used the same Holiday Sparkle fabric for the backing […]