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Posts Tagged ‘quilt block’

Ducks, Ducks, Ducklings and Duck Tracks

Posted on: October 18th, 2021 by Lorna McMahon

If it quacks like a duck….. It has been raining and raining and raining here. Maybe it’s my own fault. Walks like a duck. Found this cute rubber ducky fabric for the backing at Quilting by Design in New Hamburg. It’s called “Rub-A-Dub Ducky” and reminds me of the good old days… with Bert and […]

Deer and Goose Tracks quilt finish!

Posted on: October 1st, 2021 by Lorna McMahon

These quilts, made using a combination of both traditional blocks and animal blocks, have been sew much fun!!! Both of these quilts use 10″ blocks and include instructions for borders. These Deer and Goose Tracks are both so sweet!!! Again, I quilted my organic wavy lines from edge to edge, in white thread. My “Deer […]

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 – 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 […]

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 […]

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 […]