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God Bless America. And… Oh, Canada! Eh!

Posted on: October 30th, 2015 by Lorna McMahon

The testing of blocks for the Forest Friends quilt has begun!   On Friday, I sewed up the American Eagle block. And then marveled at how small it was! On Saturday, I spent the entire day preparing the pattern for the Canadian Beaver block. And I don’t know how I did it…. But on Sunday I managed […]

Dog Gone Cute Zippered Pillows

Posted on: September 18th, 2015 by Lorna McMahon

These little puppy pillows were made using one large block and one small block from my Dog Gone Cute pattern. I just added borders around the blocks and then made my own pillow forms to fit. I stuffed them with some poly fill I found in a box when I moved into the new sewing […]

Dog Gone Cute maxi quilt finish

Posted on: August 28th, 2015 by Lorna McMahon

Only four more days… And the Dog Gone Cute Quilt Along Blog Hop begins! I am PAWS-atively super excited! And the response to my request for participants has been overwhelming! Which is a good thing. Thank you all for wanting to join in the fun – cheerleaders included! The Quilt Along starts on September 1st. […]

Dog Gone Cute Quilt Along Blog Hop

Posted on: August 14th, 2015 by Lorna McMahon

On Wednesday, I announced the upcoming Dog Gone Cute Quilt Along Blog Hop. And the response has been overwhelming! Which is a good thing. The Quilt Along starts in September and the Blog Hop begins in October. There will be a linky party in November. So it’s certainly not to late to join in! Dog Gone Cute mock up drawn in […]

Easy Patchwork Quilt Tutorial & Giveaway!

Posted on: August 10th, 2015 by Lorna McMahon

Whether you are a modern or traditional quilter – or somewhere in between – one thing we can ALL agree on is that we share a love of fabric. When Rita of Fabric Please! approached me about putting together a fat quarter blogger bundle for a tutorial and a giveaway, I was like… YES, PLEASE! […]

Bindingless Quilted Placemats – A Tutorial

Posted on: July 10th, 2015 by Lorna McMahon

Monday was just one of those days. All I wanted to do was sit and sew! Something simple….. Sew a few strips together and see what comes of it. I rediscovered these batik strips from Island Batik in my stash. The strips were each about 3″ x 10″ and I thought the four groups of […]

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 […]

Pretty Butterfly Table Runner {a la snow bank}

Posted on: March 6th, 2015 by Lorna McMahon

Romeo. Romeo.  Spring. Spring.  Wherefore art thou, Romeo sweet spring? Feeling a great need for spring to start showing some signs of returning, I figured perhaps I can “will it to arrive” by employing some warm and happy thoughts.  So I dug out my Pretty Butterfly quilt pattern and the Architextures fat quarters I received […]

Elephant Parade

Posted on: January 30th, 2015 by Lorna McMahon

From design concept to reality…. The making of the Elephant Parade quilt has been a joy filled journey. This project was generously sponsored by Northcott Fabrics.  All those adorable animals were made from Northcott’s ColorWorks Premium Cotton Solids.  Those rich and vibrant colours really pop against that snowy background.  I am so pleased with how […]

Island Batik – Sock Hop and Twin Baby Quilts

Posted on: January 25th, 2015 by Lorna McMahon

Welcome to Sew Fresh Quilts!  My name is Lorna and I so excited to be taking part in the Island Batik – Sock Hop Blog Hop. Each participant has featured their choice of Island Batiks new fabric collections in a Classic Block. To make my project, I had the pleasure of using these new batiks […]