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Posts Tagged ‘matched binding’

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 […]

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 […]

A Finish and a First

Posted on: September 26th, 2013 by Lorna McMahon

I finished the Gone Fishing quilt yesterday. This is the first quilt I have ever made using a matched binding. Luckily, I had just enough of the sky fabric to do so! I had thought of making a scrappy, colourful binding. But there was already enough rainbow going on with these fish. I quilted around […]