Friday, December 3, 2010

more mug rugs

I have been busy sewing,
making cute mug rugs for my girlfriends,
I think they will be a great Christmas gift.
They are all different but in the same color and fabric than

I see a lot of hexagons quilt,
and always want to make one,
but some many little pieces, so little time!
So I just pieced 7 hexagons together (by machine)
and turned under the raw edges all around (with starch)
and appliqued it to the background with a zigzag stitch (invisible thread)

For the next 3, I just played with half triangles
and forced myself to not center them,
it is a stretch for me!

I also tried more quilting
and different patterns,
thanks to their size it is a great way to experience!

I really like all the half triangles together,
forming a nice band.
Now I have to decide who get what,
may be I will keep one for myself,
or I just will have to play some more!

Happy sewing!

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  1. What a great way to play around with quilting without tackling an entire quilt. I like the last one (with the band) the best.

  2. These are really pretty! That fabric makes them pop for sure. I too have mug rugs on my gifting list, I had better hop to it and tackle some. You are providing some much needed inspiration! Thank you!

  3. Superbe ... j'adore les tissus et quelle precision dans l'assemblage!!!

  4. Fabulous! You've inspired me to give this a try. I think these MugRugs will make great Christmas presents. Visiting from Sew&Tell. Thanks for sharing. :o)

  5. Those are all cute but my favorite is the last one, the zig zig... The quilting on it is wonderful!

  6. Beautiful! My favorite would have to be the hexagon one.

  7. very cute! Your friends are quite lucky :) I like the different quilting you use, and I think the hexagons and the zig zag are my favorites.

  8. Such a great gift idea! Don't forget to link up to Made with Love Monday at Sew Chatty!

  9. that is absolutely precious! I love it! If you have time make sure to come link up to Handmade Tuesdays @ Ladybug Blessings today.

  10. How lovely are these o.O
    Great idea and perfectly done :)
    Best regards


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