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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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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 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, […]
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 […]
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. […]
I recently wrote a Sewing Savvy newsletter discussing the who, what, where and why you might want to get involved and consider hosting your very own Banners of Hope event. Here is the link to the newsletter: Sewing Savvy Banners of Hope There are active links to access downloadable documents such as signage, […]
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.