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Posts Tagged ‘table runner’

Love Birds

Posted on: May 19th, 2017 by Lorna McMahon

  Meet the Parrots! These love birds love hanging out together – some kissing – and some back to back.     I know that I have been using prints a lot more lately. I am trying to challenge myself to go out of my solids comfort zone. But for this one…. I could not resist […]

Let’s Bee Social #123

Posted on: May 4th, 2016 by Lorna McMahon

Introducing Crafted Appliqué …… New Possibilities by Lara Buccella. I became acquainted with Lara through the Let’s Bee Social soon after she started her blog. A couple of weeks ago I received my copy of Lara’s new book and was so excited to finally get a peek inside of this cool new book!  On her blog, Buzzin Bumble, Lara had […]

Quilted Winter Mittens Table Runners

Posted on: November 27th, 2015 by Lorna McMahon

Happy Holidays are on the way! There’s a nip in the air. Time to get your mittens out! This Winter Mittens runner was a really quick make. Perfect way to cheer me up and get me in a Christmas mood. While I worked like a little elf in my quilting studio. This fun little runner […]

Quilted Christmas Santa Runner

Posted on: November 13th, 2015 by Lorna McMahon

Ho, Ho, Ho! Are you getting all geared up for a handmade Christmas? Today I’m sharing a really fun project…. This Santa Runner only took one day to make. Including the choosing of fabric. Which is the hardest part for me, unless of course, if I’m sticking to solids. This fun little runner was made […]

Throwback Thursday – the Christmas Edition?

Posted on: November 5th, 2015 by Lorna McMahon

I recently shared this to my Facebook page and this post went viral! I guess for quilters and crafters who are planning a handmade holiday, it’s time to start thinking about Christmas gift making. The Boxes-N-Bows quilt block is a quick make and a great way to show off some of your favourite holiday fabrics. […]

Birds on a Wire

Posted on: October 2nd, 2015 by Lorna McMahon

Hello everyone! Today I would love to share with you the news of my very first AccuQuilt guest blog post, featuring my “Birds on a Wire” easy applique design. This fun project utilizes the GO! Bird die and can be used a wall hanging or as a super cute table runner. The applique birds were fun and […]

Summer Time – Sweet Watermelon table decor

Posted on: June 21st, 2015 by Lorna McMahon

Back in April 2014, I designed a quilted table setting for a guest post on Sew Can She.  I really liked this design, which uses equilateral triangles to make place mats, a long runner, and a hexagon table topper. Each Place Mat finishes at 20″ x 12″ Hexagonal Table Topper finishes at 30″ across at […]

Farm Girl Vintage blog tour

Posted on: May 8th, 2015 by Lorna McMahon

Hello all you Farm Girl fans!  Welcome to the 50 acre farm pit stop on the tour! My name is Lorna McMahon, a modern quilter, designer and the author of Sew Fresh Quilts. I am so excited to be a part of this blog hop. Are you ready to Sew Along?!!! Fat Quarter Shop kindly […]

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 Butterfly Table Runner {a la snow bank}

Posted on: March 6th, 2015 by Lorna McMahon

Romeo. Romeo.  Spring. Spring.  Wherefore art thou, Romeo sweet spring? Feeling a great need for spring to start showing some signs of returning, I figured perhaps I can “will it to arrive” by employing some warm and happy thoughts.  So I dug out my Pretty Butterfly quilt pattern and the Architextures fat quarters I received […]