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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 […]


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 […]

Koala Love UPDATE

Posted on: December 5th, 2019 by Lorna McMahon

  After receiving an email request for a Koala pattern, I showed you my first finished block in this post, and told you all about my plans to donate 50% of the proceeds of the sale of this pattern to help the koalas in Australia. And now the quilt is complete. So I wanted to give you an […]

FINAL WINNERS Harry Potter Quilt Along

Posted on: December 1st, 2019 by Lorna McMahon

Announcing the FINAL WINNERS for the Harry Potter quilt along! I am so very excited to announce the final winners today! First winner is Nicole Painchaud of Quilting Like a Maniac WINS $50 GIFT CERTIFICATE from Mad About Patchwork Second winner is Cynthia Bunten of csbunten on Instagram WINS Books, Magazines and Charm Squares from Dianne Harris of […]

Koala Love

Posted on: November 28th, 2019 by Lorna McMahon

First of all, I got this email from my lovely friend Kathy…. Hi Lorna,   I hope you are well! I was wondering if you had any plans on creating a Koala bear pattern? If you are, I know you can’t tell me, but I hope you do! I have read about the devastating impact […]

RU Ready4Winter?

Posted on: November 22nd, 2019 by Lorna McMahon

Fall has pretty much…. Left the building. HELLO WINTER!!! RU Ready4Winter? All I know is winter is windy and a Flimsy Photo Shoot is NUTS!!! The RU Ready4Winter Full Pattern provides instructions for two sizes – 38” x 45” or 76″ x 90″       The RU Nuts? Single Block pattern is also listed in my shop.     […]

Christmas Countdown of 2019

Posted on: November 13th, 2019 by Lorna McMahon

What happened? I feel a bit like Rip Van Winkle. I just woke up and all of a sudden…… It was WINTER.   Have a Jolly Little Christmas Quilt Along This winter I am highlighting some posts from Christmases past. Today’ s feature is the Have a Jolly Little Christmas Quilt Along. Hosted back in […]