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Posts Tagged ‘Kona cotton solids’

Fox & Friends equilateral triangle quilt

Posted on: March 10th, 2017 by Lorna McMahon

  Do you ever make the same quilt more than once? I know there are so many great quilt ideas out there. And some people claim that they enjoy a new challenge, so they would never consider making the same quilt more than once. I used to be one of those quilters.       […]

Family of Three for Quiltmaker Magazine

Posted on: December 1st, 2015 by Lorna McMahon

Look up. Waaaa-yyy up! Family of Three 40″ x 53″ by Lorna McMahon of Sew Fresh Quilts This little baby giraffe is surrounded by the love of family. Keeping watch, mom and dad are right there with him under a canopy of rich, green leaves. Family of Three. Earlier this year, I was contacted by Quiltmaker […]

Santa’s Reindeer Blocks for 100 Blocks Magazine

Posted on: November 17th, 2015 by Lorna McMahon

Just in time to wish you a Very Merry Christmas! It’s Rudolph! And his other Santa’s Reindeer friend. Made into a delightful door banner. The front is made entirely from Kona Cotton Solids: Biscuit for the faces, Brown for the antlers, Black for the eyes and nose, Cardinal for Rudolph’s nose and the lettering, and […]

Why it Pays to Slow Down and Enjoy the Process….

Posted on: October 16th, 2015 by Lorna McMahon

Who doesn’t like to make the same quilt twice? As I’ve said before….. Most of us…. But this is my third fourth time making the Fox & Friends equilateral triangle quilt. This quilt will also be a sample quilt brought to class when I teach at the Kincardine Sunset Quilters’ Guild on November 10th. It was so […]

Fox & Friends – one more time!

Posted on: August 21st, 2015 by Lorna McMahon

Who doesn’t like to make the same quilt twice? Most of us…. But this is my third time making the Fox & Friends equilateral triangle quilt. This quilt will be the sample quilt brought to class when I teach at the Kincardine Sunset Quilters’ Guild this fall. It was just as much fun making this time as […]

Sunday Stash – It’s a HEATWAVE!

Posted on: August 9th, 2015 by Lorna McMahon

Those of you who tuned in on Wednesday for the Let’s Bee Social will be familiar with my latest obsession – Dog Gone Cute quilt blocks. While I have enough for a quilt top finished now, I do not have enough of the Kona Coal that is used for the background. I found what I […]

Little Blooms {in Kona} Redo – a finish

Posted on: July 3rd, 2015 by Lorna McMahon

99 is a pretty big number. But it looks like it was well worth all the hard work. I shared a few posts previously here, here and here, updating my progress on the making of these blocks of scrappy Kona Cotton goodness. 99 bottles of beer on the wall. 99 bottles of beer…. Truthfully, I was getting kind of […]

Hillside Houses QAL finish

Posted on: June 26th, 2015 by Lorna McMahon

After all these weeks of piecing the blocks… And fixing a few last minute mistakes… Hillside Houses is finished! I lucked out when looking for what to use for the backing. Wanting to use some of my older stashed fabrics, I found a few yards of this pretty clam shell print called Yoshiko from Blank […]

Let’s Bee Social #77

Posted on: June 17th, 2015 by Lorna McMahon

I dug into my tiny Kona scraps and managed to cut enough pieces for 34 more Little Blooms blocks. Now all my little scraps fit into one small container. Next I will tackle my larger scraps. I’d like to add some more purples, pinks and yellows to the mix! A photo posted by Lorna McMahon […]

Quiltmaker Magazine and the Giraffe Family

Posted on: June 5th, 2015 by Lorna McMahon

Aside from sewing squirrels… And the Little Blooms quilt blocks I showed earlier this week… And making my house blocks for the Hillside Houses quilt along… I have also been working on some secret sewing projects. I was contacted by Quiltmaker Magazine. As well as being offered an opportunity to submit a block for their next 100 Blocks, […]