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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I recently had the pleasure to teach my Urban Doodles Journal class at the Bella Crafts Connection event in Minneapolis, MN this past weekend. The class went well and I would only change one thing. That change would lengthen the class to 3 hours. I found everyone enjoyed the painting so much that they practised […]
Witchy Poo Boots Suitable for both indoor and outdoor decorating; tuck Witchy Poo Boots under a doorway, furniture, over a cupboard door in your car trunk or anywhere else you think might be fun. Weighted base holds them in place. Happy Halloween everyone. Supplies & Tools: Oly-fun™ GRAB AND GO – Jet Black Poly-fil® fiberfill Poly-fil® Poly-Pellets® […]
Summer WindowScape Pillow Nothing says Summer like laying in a hammock, whether at the beach or in your very own backyard. Our backyard hammock has honestly seen better days as our yard is filled with trees and all that comes with that type of landscape. The covers quickly become sun worn and just plain dirty […]
Don’t you want to just reach out and touch this textural pillow. Dimension is achieved not only through the wonderful Sterling Silver Pre-cuts by Shannon Fabrics but the 3D nature of the pillow design itself. Full size petal patterns as well as step by step diagrams will have you ready to sew in no time at […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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. […]
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 […]
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
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.