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Summer Time – Sweet Watermelon table decor

Posted on: June 21st, 2015 by Lorna McMahon

Back in April 2014, I designed a quilted table setting for a guest post on Sew Can She.  I really liked this design, which uses equilateral triangles to make place mats, a long runner, and a hexagon table topper. Each Place Mat finishes at 20″ x 12″ Hexagonal Table Topper finishes at 30″ across at […]

Squirrels in the Park – Friday Finish

Posted on: May 29th, 2015 by Lorna McMahon

Now that the winter is over and the weather is nice, Teddy decided to come along for the photo shoot this week. Teddy really likes the squirrels and wanted to play in the park, but we settled on going out to the old hay wagon instead. The wagon was recently moved to the pasture field. […]

Squirrels for my Girl

Posted on: May 15th, 2015 by Lorna McMahon

My daughter is very fond of squirrels. And I have to admit, so am I. Their shape. Their fluffy tails. Their posturing. And those cute little beady eyes. When Erin received a wooden hope chest for Christmas from her grandparents, I immediately wanted to quilt a cover to protect the top. But she was not […]

Farm Girl Vintage blog tour

Posted on: May 8th, 2015 by Lorna McMahon

Hello all you Farm Girl fans!  Welcome to the 50 acre farm pit stop on the tour! My name is Lorna McMahon, a modern quilter, designer and the author of Sew Fresh Quilts. I am so excited to be a part of this blog hop. Are you ready to Sew Along?!!! Fat Quarter Shop kindly […]

On Point – The Evolution of a Quilt

Posted on: May 1st, 2015 by Lorna McMahon

When I spent a few days with my mother, following her knee replacement surgery this past September, I brought along a pad of graph paper, a pencil and an eraser.  This block design is one of the things that came about during that time. What started out as a little sketch… Turned into a design […]

Pretty Piggy and Corn Cob table runner

Posted on: April 24th, 2015 by Lorna McMahon

Here piggy, piggy! It’s dinner time down on the farm! Mmmm….. I love me some bacon. Last week these four little piggies were stitched up with a couple of cobs of corn.  Polka dots in pink for the pigs and a couple of bright yellows for the corn.  All set against a background of grey […]

Yes, We Have No Bananas….

Posted on: April 17th, 2015 by Lorna McMahon

This is Monkey See Monkey Do and it’s made from Kona Cottons. For the Background: Ice Frappe, Pond, Pool, Breakers & Cyan. For the Monkeys there is Stone, Taupe & Earth. Cactus, Peapod & Grass are for the Leaves. As with the Giraffe Love quilt I finished last week, I had a hard time choosing […]

Life’s a Jungle, Baby….

Posted on: April 10th, 2015 by Lorna McMahon

Welcome to Thank Goodness it’s Finished Friday! This is Giraffe Love and it’s made from Kona Cottons. For the Background: Ice Frappe, Pond, Pool, Breakers, Cyan & Oasis. For the Giraffes there is Sunny & Cedar. Cactus, Peapod & Grass are for the Leaves. Choosing a backing fabric was difficult.  I looked to my online […]

Zany ZebraZ Friday Finish

Posted on: March 20th, 2015 by Lorna McMahon

The finished ZebraZ quilt and pattern release were blogged about last Friday.  And now it’s time for the reveal of the completed Zany ZebraZ baby quilt made using these fun cheater blocks from that pattern! I shared on instagram – mid quilt.  This scallop quilting stitch was new to me.  I had mentioned in my […]

ZebraZ quilt in it’s UNnatural habitat

Posted on: March 13th, 2015 by Lorna McMahon

Presenting the ZebraZ quilt! Complete with snow covered background. On the old hay wagon. This project was generously sponsored by Northcott Fabrics.  Made from Northcott’s ColorWorks Premium Cotton Solids.  I was especially pleased with the light grey (Vapour 9000-900) used for the background.  It is so subtle and silvery! For the backing I used the […]