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GO! Ohio Star quilt finish

Posted on: August 29th, 2014 by Lorna McMahon

Welcome to my stop on the AccuQuilt GO! BlockOnBoard blog hop! For my project I chose the GO! Ohio Star die and set to work designing a quilt using my EQ7 quilt program.  I decided to put that Ohio Star on point and then added a simple nine patch to be used as an alternate […]

It’s a Festive Friday Christmas post!

Posted on: August 22nd, 2014 by Lorna McMahon

For the whole month of August I have been making Christmas creations using my new Boxes-N-Bows block design.  First there were these two table runners using the new Holiday Cheer collection by Jan Shade Beach for Henry Glass Fabrics.  I really loved the soft and festive colours in this collection. Then I purchased more of […]

Boxes-N-Bows

Posted on: August 8th, 2014 by Lorna McMahon

In spite of a power outage, I managed to get these Christmas table runners quilted and bound in two days.  The quilting is quite dense and was a little time consuming, but sew worth it!  This first runner finished at 14″ x 49″ after quilting. The second runner finished at 14″ x 70″.  Both are […]

GenX-Aztec Baby Quilt with Tutorial

Posted on: July 25th, 2014 by Lorna McMahon

Happy Friday everyone!  As promised, today I am sharing the tutorial for the GenX-Aztec baby quilt.  This baby boy quilt finished at 41″ square.  Change up the colour scheme and you have yourself a gender neutral or baby girl quilt. Introducing My Own Quilt Labels by Ikaprint.  This was my first opportunity to use my […]

Ombre Sewing Studio minis Linky Party day!

Posted on: June 27th, 2014 by Lorna McMahon

Back at the end of May, I put out a call for pattern testers.  And what an amazing response!  There were a total of 37 people who volunteered to help test. Through this experience, I met a lot of new friends and got to know a few old friends a little bit better. This amazingly […]

TGIFF! Quilt Like An Egyptian

Posted on: June 20th, 2014 by Lorna McMahon

Welcome to this week’s TGIFF! Glad to have you here at Sew Fresh Quilts for the P-A-R-T-A-Y! I am quite excited to announce the finish of my MQG Fabric Challenge today.  This challenge features four fat eighth cuts of Michael Millers newest collection – Petal Pinwheels.  I just LOVE those soft and colourful prints!  Yes, […]

I’m a Little Bit Country…. And I’m a Little Bit Rock n’ Roll

Posted on: May 27th, 2014 by Lorna McMahon

Today I am excited to show you what I made using the new GO! Kite die AccuQuilt sent me!  The GO! Kite is one of 11 new dies that AccuQuilt introduced this month. Here is a little peek of project number one.  In this one, I chose to leave the kite portion of the block […]

Oh, Suz-Anna!

Posted on: May 16th, 2014 by Lorna McMahon

Oh, Suz-Anna!  And a Friday finish. It is a grey day.  The sun is not cooperating.  But Oh, Suz-Anna!!! She is much more attractive in real life. I quilted around a few of the small squares in evenly spaced concentric squares using my walking foot as a guide.  Electric Green and Lemon Flash Magnifico threads […]

Finish it up {for Mom} Friday!

Posted on: May 9th, 2014 by Lorna McMahon

So back in March, I used this pattern and some Charley Harper prints to make myself a quilted jacket for my birthday.  The final reveal post can be found here. My mom adored this jacket.  And so I offered to make her one for her birthday, too!  She chose the red colourway for her Charlie […]

Pretty Posy FREE Quilt Block Tutorial

Posted on: May 5th, 2014 by Lorna McMahon

Hello all you quilty people! Welcome to the Pretty Posy quilt block tutorial! This simple 9 patch block finishes at 9″ square and can be used to make quilts of various sizes.  For my sample, I used 4 blocks made from Kona cotton solids, to make this cute mini quilt. Sew – Let’s get started!!! […]