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.

 

What's New on the Blog...

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Shoe Stuffies

Are you looking for a special gift for yourself or a dear friend? Did you happen to make the Shoe Bags featured recently in the Fairfield World blog post? If so, perhaps this is the project you have been looking for….. Supplies for Shoe Stuffies: oly*fun™ Bubble Gum poly-fil® polyester fiberfill Embellishments; Buttons Ribbon; 16″ of […]

Floral Hairband

There’s a new cord in town! Hebe cord by Sullivan’s USA

Floral Hairband Supplies: One Skein Hebe Cord*, Hairband, 3.5 mm Crochet Hook, Spool Knitting Tool, Large Eye Needle, Fabric Glue, Three Buttons, Scissors, Measuring Tape or Ruler *Hebe cord is available from Sullivans, USA How to: 1. Following the instructions given with the Spool Knitting Tool; knit a length long enough to cover the hairband. […]

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Punkin Heads

HALLOWEEN BASH BLOG HOP – TUESDAY Halloween is absolutely one of my FAVORITE holidays and to celebrate I pulled together the creative minds of some of my talented blogging friends to bring you over 110 fabulous Halloween ideas! From costumes to parties, crafts and home decor, recipes and free printables, we have so many fun […]

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Sewing for my brand new travel trailer!

Our recent purchase of a 22″ travel trailer has me in overdrive. I can’t wait to change out some of the many shades of beige that make up the trailer’s decor. I have already packed my Babylock Sofia sewing machine and the accessory bag. Now to start adding in the extras that make a project look […]

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Parks and Recreation Blog Hop

Welcome to the Parks and Recreation EPIC Blog Hop! I’ve joined together with 8 other bloggers to create and share crafts inspired by the NBC show, Parks and Recreation, starring Amy Poehler. This fall the show enters it final season! We’ll miss Parks and Rec but the show will live on in “craft”! Check out […]

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Dog Collar Ruffles with oly*fun™

Me and 80+ blog buddies got together to bring you 80+ DIY Halloween costumes, including Dog Ruffles! I’m teaming up with Jamie Dorobek and her handmade Halloween costume site, Really Awesome Costumes to bring y’all tons of easy ideas to craft up DIY Halloween costumes for everyone including your pets, family costumes, and even a […]

Shoe Bags with olyfun

Sewing Shoe Bags with oly*fun™

Designer purses are packed in flannel bags to protect the finish, the buckles, closures and more. When packing your best shoes whether designer name brand or simply your favorite pair, why not treat them as you would your designer purse. Supplies for shoe bags: oly*fun™ Bubble Gum & Jet Black HeatnBond® Feather lite iron-on adhesive Embellishments; […]

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Millie B Bibs – Halloween

  Halloween in around the corner and even the little ones want to celebrate the occasion. Using the Millie B Sunday Dinner pattern and  just a few changes you too will have the best dressed baby at your Halloween event.   The Tweaks: Sunday Dinner Girl’s Bib; Cut out the pattern pieces using two coordinating […]

Summer Totes Go Big or Go Small Tag

Tags are sew easy with oly*fun™

Let’s make that tote bag or piece of luggage just that more identifiable by attaching a fun tag to the handle. The brighter the better I say…. The Supplies Oly*fun™ Kiwi & Blueberry Heavyweight Craft Interfacing Sizzix Die and Die Cut Machine HeatnBond® Feather lite iron-on adhesive One 1/2″ Button Sewing Basics: Machine, Iron, Thread […]

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.