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Posts Tagged ‘quilt block’

Let’s Bee Social #240

Posted on: September 5th, 2018 by Lorna McMahon

Welcome to the Let’s Bee Social! Things around here are absolutely going to the dogs!   French Bulldog quilt block pattern   I have so many dogs on the go right now….. There are 6 finished Dachshund Dogs rows that are waiting to be sashed and have the borders added…. BUT I wanted to get at testing […]

Dog Gone Cute – Paw Print bonus border blocks

Posted on: November 21st, 2016 by Lorna McMahon

“Dog Gone Cute“ quilt with Paw Print borders finishes at 74″ x 74″ Last week I ran a workshop for the Dufferin Piecemakers near Orangeville. One of the participants, Lynda chose the Dog Gone Cute pattern to work on that day. You can see her sweet dog blocks here. She expressed an interest in having a […]

Where do you Go when you don’t know what to Google?

Posted on: September 30th, 2016 by Lorna McMahon

How do you find inspiration? What about information for learning new techniques? If you’re like me, perhaps you have turned to Google when searching for new ideas and information. I have found that if you can find just the right words to place into the search bar you can come up with some fabulous links […]

On Point – The Evolution of a Quilt

Posted on: May 1st, 2015 by Lorna McMahon

When I spent a few days with my mother, following her knee replacement surgery this past September, I brought along a pad of graph paper, a pencil and an eraser.  This block design is one of the things that came about during that time. What started out as a little sketch… Turned into a design […]

Pretty Piggy and Corn Cob table runner

Posted on: April 24th, 2015 by Lorna McMahon

Here piggy, piggy! It’s dinner time down on the farm! Mmmm….. I love me some bacon. Last week these four little piggies were stitched up with a couple of cobs of corn.  Polka dots in pink for the pigs and a couple of bright yellows for the corn.  All set against a background of grey […]

Pretty Piggy and Corn Cob – quilt blocks tutorial

Posted on: April 24th, 2015 by Lorna McMahon

For each Pretty Piggy block you will need: Light Pink 2 @ 1.5″ x 3.5″ 6 @ 1.5″ square 2 @ 1.5″ x 6.5″ 2 @ 1.5″ x 2.5″ 2 @ 0.75″ x 1.25″ 1 @ 1.25″ x 2.5″ 1 @ 2.75″ x 4.5″ Dark Pink 4 @ 1.5″ x 2.5″ 1 @ 1.5″ x […]

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 […]

Positive/Negative Twin Quilt Tops

Posted on: January 9th, 2015 by Lorna McMahon

What do you do when you can’t make up your mind? Stepping Stones quilt in Positive setting Stepping Stones quilt in Negative setting These twin quilt tops are for the Island Batik – Sock Hop Blog Hop.  The hop runs from January 12 to 25,  And the full schedule can be found on my right […]

WoW-E! {redo} in Northcott ColorWorks Solids

Posted on: January 2nd, 2015 by Lorna McMahon

Thanks to the amazing popularity of the WoW-E! quilt blocks I have been sharing on social media (facebook and instagram), I could not resist finishing the first quilt one day…. And soon starting this next one! This remake of the WoW-E! quilt was made using solids from the ColorWorks Premium Solid 9000 collection by Northcott […]