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Posts Tagged ‘Island Batik’

Winter Deer Christmas Cushions

Posted on: December 11th, 2015 by Lorna McMahon

Thanks to these little Winter Deer quilted cushions, I am well on my way to accomplishing my goal of making a Handmade Holiday! This pair finished at 14″ x 14″ each and were inspired by the larger cushions I made earlier…. But never really blogged about until now! I had previously used my 12″ Santa’s […]

Quilted Winter Mittens Table Runners

Posted on: November 27th, 2015 by Lorna McMahon

Happy Holidays are on the way! There’s a nip in the air. Time to get your mittens out! This Winter Mittens runner was a really quick make. Perfect way to cheer me up and get me in a Christmas mood. While I worked like a little elf in my quilting studio. This fun little runner […]

Sunday Stash from Island Batik

Posted on: November 1st, 2015 by Lorna McMahon

These sweet additions were courtesy of Island Batik. London Fog Sea-Salt Sandy Bundle And a couple of sunny little bundles to boot! Just to let you know…. These are all new fabrics that have just been released. I also have to admit….Since I took these photos, there has been some cutting and stitching going on around […]

Birds on a Wire

Posted on: October 2nd, 2015 by Lorna McMahon

Hello everyone! Today I would love to share with you the news of my very first AccuQuilt guest blog post, featuring my “Birds on a Wire” easy applique design. This fun project utilizes the GO! Bird die and can be used a wall hanging or as a super cute table runner. The applique birds were fun and […]

Bindingless Quilted Table Runner

Posted on: July 17th, 2015 by Lorna McMahon

Those batik strips are still getting sewn up. I had a great time playing around with some strips last Monday. And I guess I couldn’t stop! This time I made a table runner out of some pretty blue and beige Island Batik strips. I am always drawn to those cool blues! The strips were each […]

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 […]

Let’s Bee Social #65

Posted on: March 25th, 2015 by Lorna McMahon

Welcome Friends!  It is once again Wednesday.And time for the Let’s Bee Social linky party! After making Elephants and Zebras….What comes next? This week I have been working on writing up a pattern for Giraffe Love… Giraffe Love baby quilt size 40″ x 50″ Seems there are more than a few Giraffe lovers out there.  […]

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 […]

Stepping Stones Quilt Block Tutorial

Posted on: January 18th, 2015 by Lorna McMahon

Today I am sharing a tutorial for the Stepping Stones quilt block designed in EQ7. I next had to decide on a positive or negative setting.  I drew these up on my EQ7 quilt program. I asked my son Russell for his opinion.  He favoured the one on the left in the positive setting.  But […]

Island Batik – Sock Hop Blog Hop

Posted on: January 12th, 2015 by Lorna McMahon

Introducing a fun Classic Block blog hop.  The Island Batik – Sock Hop Blog Hop starts today!  Each participant will be featuring their choice of Island Batiks new fabric collections in a Classic Block.  I chose the Stepping Stones quilt block and later this month I will be sharing a tutorial. Join us for the […]