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Duck and Duck Tracks quilt finish

Posted on: November 13th, 2021 by Lorna McMahon

Good news! It finally quit raining and raining and raining here. Probably because this is the last Duck quilt…. Bad news! It already started snowing here. No! I am not making a penguin quilt next. Thankfully, there are also some sunny fall days left. I recently had the opportunity to get some outdoor photography done, […]

Ducks and Ducklings quilt finish

Posted on: November 10th, 2021 by Lorna McMahon

Good news! It finally quit raining and raining and raining here. Bad news! It already started snowing here. Thankfully, there are also some sunny fall days left. Took the opportunity yesterday to get some outdoor photography done. And went for a drive with my son, Russell. Still pretty windy out there!!!! More on that in […]

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 […]

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 […]

Top 10 Tips for New Quilters – Quick Piecing Techniques

Posted on: September 14th, 2014 by Lorna McMahon

Welcome to this week’s installment of the Top 10 Tips for new quilters.  Today’s topic is Quick Piecing Techniques.  For the complete line up of weekly tips, please see this page.   Chain Piecing Technique Chain Piecing is one of the most basic time saving methods.  This method involves lining up your sets and sewing […]

St. Louis 16 Patch quilt block tutorial

Posted on: September 14th, 2014 by Lorna McMahon

Today I am sharing a finish and a tutorial for the St. Louis 16 Patch.  Hope you enjoy! The traditional St. Louis 16 Patch block is simply four rows of four patches.  This block is normally pieced using a checkerboard layout, alternating between two fabrics. St. Louis 16 Patch quilt block tutorial One pair of […]