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Posts Tagged ‘close up’

Showcasing Your Work

Posted on: January 20th, 2014 by Lorna McMahon

Quilting is an art.  And the choices in making a quilt can be tough. Choosing the right fabrics.Deciding what pattern to use.Cutting and piecing with precision.Carefully and thoroughly basting your quilt.Choosing and executing a fabulous quilting design.Adding the label and binding is like an artist signing their work. But the last step in this art […]

Top 10 Tips to Grow Your Blog

Posted on: January 4th, 2014 by Lorna McMahon

You started a blog.  You are sharing posts and pictures of your work.  And now you wonder, “How do I encourage more people to leave comments?  How do I gain followers?  Is anyone even interested in my blog?” Yes, I know.  We all start a blog with the intention of recording our journey – our […]

Baby Boy – Puppy Love – Completed quilt

Posted on: February 6th, 2013 by Lorna McMahon

I am sew pleased with the finished Puppy Love quilt! This project was my first for a few things. One is that it is the first quilt I have ever made using this batting – a combination poly/cotton.  It is fluffier than cotton, but nicer to work with than polyester.  And it’s cuddly! Another first […]

Sew Fresh Quilts – Enchantment – finished!

Posted on: January 31st, 2013 by Lorna McMahon

Introducing the completed Enchantment quilt and pillow set.  Quilt is a twin size – 80″ x 60″ I love how the pillows turned out!  The matching pillow is a 20″ square and the coordinating pillow is 8″ x 16″.  Each has a hidden zipper closure and was quilted in the same flower and leaf design […]

Sew Fresh Quilt completed!

Posted on: January 27th, 2013 by Lorna McMahon

The Fall Leaves quilt top has been layered, basted, quilted and bound…  I used the fall leaves print for the backing and for the binding.  Binding… I tried the machine stitched on the back method by stitching in the ditch on the front.  It is a little quicker than hand stitching, but I am not […]