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Top 10 Tips for New Quilters – Binding by Machine

Posted on: January 31st, 2015 by Lorna McMahon

Welcome to this, the final installment of the Top 10 Tips for new quilters – Binding by Machine.  For the complete line up of weekly tips, please see this page. Binding by Machine: One of my proudest accomplishments in learning how to make a quilt has been developing a machine finished binding method that works […]

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 […]

Flanged Binding Tutorial

Posted on: January 20th, 2015 by Lorna McMahon

A wonderful method for starting out, and getting some experience with machine finished binding, is a Flanged Binding, also known as a faux flanged binding or piping.  This Flowering Table Runner was finished with a flanged binding. After practicing the flanged binding method on many, many quilts, my confidence grew with experience.  This experience enable […]

Top 10 Tips for New Quilters – Introduction

Posted on: August 12th, 2014 by Lorna McMahon

I spent quite a few hours this past week densely quilting a runner with organic wavy lines.  During these hours, I contemplated how much experience I have gained along the way in my quilting journey.  How many little tips and tricks I have managed to learn.  And I decided there is nothing I wanted more […]

The Mother Load – Machine Finished Binding Tips and Tutorials

Posted on: September 27th, 2013 by Lorna McMahon

One of my proudest accomplishments in learning how to make a quilt has been developing a machine finished binding method that works for me. But, believe me, this was not achieved without a lot of trial and error. For my first attempt, on my Fall Leaves quilt, I followed the instructions given by Rita of […]

Sew Fresh Quilts – New Year’s Resolution

Posted on: December 24th, 2012 by Lorna McMahon

I have never been one to make (or follow through with) New Year’s Resolutions.  But this year I am determined to make and keep some quilting/blogging resolutions.  Perhaps they will be easier than losing weight or quitting smoking!  Perhaps not… However, I am certain these resolutions will far less painful to accomplish. Here is my […]