Lorine Mason - Designer, Author, Innovator

Lorine Mason

Lorine Mason

Lorine Mason is a licensed product designer, an accomplished project designer, the author of thirteen ‘how to’ sewing and crafting books and three pattern lines.

Her work can be found in print and in on-line publications. She has presented classes at national tradeshows, taught at the local store level and created videos for manufacturers. Lorine currently works with numerous manufacturers within the craft and hobby industry as a consultant working with product and project design, instruction writing and packaging. An eye for detail, innovative project design, trend awareness and hard work are the corner stones of her business; Lorine Mason Designs.

 

It’s Sew Lorine©, is a brand, a blog and a lifestyle. As an avid sewer, she loves to inspire others to create unique home made sewn items with a creative twist.

 

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Sewing Scissor Tote

Sewing Accessory Tote with JOY lettering

One can never have enough bags and totes to carry all those necessary items one needs when going to a sewing retreat. I thought since I used this fun scissor fabric I would utilize this tote for my cutting tools. I liked the idea of placing a bold monogram on my tote and the iron […]

Embroidery Collage

New Class Just Added – Embroidery Collage

I just heard back and I have been asked to teach at the upcoming Bella Crafts Connection event at Mall of America in Minneapolis this September. Embroidery Collage will be just one of the classes I will be offering. The Bella Crafts Connection is a brand new undertaking by the gals over at Bella Crafts […]

Decorative Trimmings Outdoor Wedding Scape Final

Wedding Scape with Decorative Trimmings

Two of my four brothers were married in April, so April just says wedding to me. Through the combination of burlap ribbon in two widths, and assorted trims from Decorative Trimmings I created a table runner, napkin rings, chair bows with place cards and covered a lampshade for intimate lighting. Whether you choose to sew or […]

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ArtBin® Fabric Strip Case

I was recently asked by ArtBin®, who supplied me with this sample to review the ArtBin® Fabric Strip Case. Here are my thoughts:   I decided quite quickly that I would prepare a project to take on the road once my husband and I  decide to get our travel trailer ready for travel this Spring. […]

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Giant Spring Flowers with oly-fun™

Making giant flowers to use as chair back accents, to hang in trees, place on your front door or used as a table centerpiece is sew simple and a great idea to dress up your table or your home for Spring. I used oly-fun™ as it is cost effective and comes in so many delightfully […]

Crocheted Basket

Crocheted Bulky Bowl

Recently I had the good fortune to receive a skein of Bernat® Mega Bulky™ yarn. The gorgeous golden color simply entitled Gold 88607  inspired me to pull out my crochet hooks and create this fun bowl. Supplies: One skein of  Bernat® Mega Bulky™ yarn Size P 11.50 mm crochet hook Scissors How To: Note: If […]

Final Offray Ribbon

Pleated Ribbon Pillow

Turn simple grosgrain ribbon into a gorgeous pleated pillow masterpiece. A little math and you are on your way with complete diagrams and step by step directions.  I promise it is not that difficult. Supplies: Offray grosgrain ribbon – 3″ wide Navy & White, Buttons,Poly-fil® pillow form or Poly-fil® premium polyester stuffing, 1/2 yard of cotton […]

Frozen Blooms Wreath Photo Watermarked

Frozen Blooms

This post is all about things you love….I love oly-fun by Fairfield Processing and to add to that, the color palette is just yummy. I came up with this wreath because I also love winter. OK – I understand it is not everyone’s favourite season but I am originally from Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada and man […]

Cuddle Twins Pillows Final

Cuddle Twins Pillows

  Kinda cute and Kinda goofy, these pillow stuffies are for the child with an edge. A personality that says I like my cuddle twin and they’re going with me wherever my journey might take me today. My daughter, loved Miss Piggy®  from the popular show  The Muppets® and insisted on wrapping her up like […]

Testimonies

I’ve had the pleasure of knowing and working with Lorine Mason for quite a few years. Lorine is the consummate professional designer who has worked with Beacon on several sold-out workshops for various Craft & Hobby Association trade show.  She’s an excellent and well-prepared demonstrator, always creative and inspirational with her students.  Lorine has never missed a deadline and is absolutely reliable no matter what the project. She is extremely well respected in the industry and has volunteered her time to serve on committees to foster positive relationships between designers and manufacturers.

Diane Newman Marketing Manager Beacon Adhesives

Lorine is the consummate designing professional. Her talent for creative ideas is matched by her follow-through and attention to details. I admire her skills and am amazed to watch her constantly expand her design techniques. She listens carefully to the needs of her clients and delivers the goods. Lorine is also in close touch with consumers and designs to their needs and wants. Lorine is your “go to” person if you want a job done right.

Julie Stephani CEO & Editorial Director Stephani Ink

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Banners of Hope

Banners of Hope was the brainchild of Lorine Mason and Elena Etcheverry from Charity Wings. Coordinating with the Fabric Arts Council of CHA, click here to learn more. Lorine worked to establish Banners of Hope as an ongoing project to advance sewing within the crafting industry. Banners of Hope is about creating an art piece through sewing and crafting techniques on a 9” x 12” fabric banner. The art is inspired by Hope and the maker’s vision of what that means to them. Banners are displayed in hospitals, shelters and other public venues offering hope and inspiration to all who are witness. For additional information contact Lorine.