Lorine Mason - Designer, Author, Innovator
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The Story behind Millie B Bibs

I just finished uploading the last of the trio of Millie B Bibs to my Etsy and Craftsy (note: this link will not be working until 7/18/14) stores and I can honestly say I am proud of myself. I am not a techy person and while I know setting up one of these stores is certainly not brain surgery it…

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Learn easy sewing skills

Learn Easy Sewing Skills

  Have you ever worked on a project that seems to take way longer than you expected? That is what happened with this book. It is certainly not the longest or most complicated book I have written over the past 10 years but it has sure been a roller coaster of a ride. I have a note pad which states…

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Mollie Makes Banners of Hope contest

Calling all crafters. Mollie Makes ran a wonderful article in their inaugural issue featuring the Banners of Hope event held at the Craft and Hobby Association trade show in Anaheim this past January. They are currently hosting a contest asking for submissions of banners to be donated to Charity Wings for display in hospitals, shelters and other public locations offering inspirations…

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Banner of Hope Peace

Peace – Banners of Hope

My latest Banner of Hop is about Peace. A simple statement but not so simple to achieve. We can hope and that is what Banners of Hope is all about. For this banner project I pulled our my trusty Brother ScanNCut and went to work.  I chose built in design elements on the machine and adjusted their size to fit…

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Banners of Hope featured in Craft Industry Today Magazine

  Hot off the presses at Craft Industry Today is an article featuring the Banners of Hope project and yours truly. The editors over at the trade magazine did a great job editing my original (no doubt too long) submission and I am over the top excited. You cannot purchase Craft Industry Today off store racks as it is trade…

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Banners of Hope goes on the road!

My good friend, Debra Quartermain and I have know each other for some time now. We actually met on the elevator at a Society of Craft Designer convention. We were both newbies to the convention and it was truly friends at first sight. Debra is someone you will definitely remember once you have met her as she is such a…

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Quilt featuring Amanda Herring fabric

Quilt for Mackenzie Christine

Oh what to do with a partial jelly roll of colorful fabrics. My nephew Graham and his girlfriend just had a brand new baby, Mackenzie Christine and I will make a quilt. Graham is extra special to me as he and his sister lived next door to my family. My brother and his wife purchased the house next to ours…

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Rainbow Blog Hop – Green is a Cool Color

The assignment was to create something crafty from the package of supplies the darling Laura Kelly sent to each of the participants. We did not know our assigned color until the box was opened. Somehow I managed to get GREEN which is my favorite color. The box was packed with all kinds of goodies, felt, embroidery thread, buttons, sequins, miniature…

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St Pattys Day Banner of Hope Cropped on Brick Wall JPG

St Patty’s Day Banner of Hope

St Patty’s Day Banner of Hope by Lorine Mason A Wish for good health, good luck and happiness created using Craft Attitude™. Supplies: Craft Attitude™ Ink Jet Printable Film Steam-A- Seam2 fusible web sheets and 1/2″ tape White cotton fabric – 9″ x 12″ Natural cotton canvas – 9″ x 15″ Rick rack and buttons Basic sewing supplies How To: Create…

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The stories behind the Banners of Hope

I Believe by Nancy Keslin www.homesclscrapper.blogspot.com Continuing my journey to find the stories behind the Banners of Hope submissions, I recently contacted Nancy Keslin who I had the pleasure of meeting for the first time at the Craft and Hobby show in Anaheim this past January asking her tell me the story behind her banner. Her banner submission was one…

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