Tuesday, October 19, 2010

More Bliss Love . . .

After my little weekend sewing project I just HAD to come up with some new sewing projects to use more Bliss! This time I paired it with linen, which is such a yummy combo!

I made two mug rugs, and I love how they turned out. Patchwork + linen + scrappy binding = GOOD STUFF!!!


What is a mug rug, you might ask? Well, it's like a coaster only bigger. Think of it like a tiny piece of art for your desk and a pretty place for your mug to rest. Or just a really, really tiny quilt. This one measures about 6 1/2" x 7 1/2".


I couldn't help making another tiny log cabin. They're just so much fun!


This one measures about 5 3/4" x 7 1/4".


You can find these little mug rugs in my shop. (P.S. - mention my blog in the comments section at checkout and I'll give you free U.S. shipping now through October 31st.)


These little mug rugs are addicting. I'm already dreaming up a few new designs using Modern Meadow and more linen. Stay tuned!

Happy sewing,
Mary

14 comments:

  1. Those are beautiful. I love how they look with the linen. Plus Bliss is one of my favourite fabric collections out there right now.

    Brenda

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  2. Really cute! Mug rugs are so fun to make! If only they didn't need bound, I'd make a zillion! ;)

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  3. Nice! Your stitching is so clean and beautiful. I need to sit under your teaching and improve my skills.

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  4. these are so cute! I love the dots in that collection!

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  5. these are beautiful and I'm in awe of your perfect stitching :)

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  6. I adore the linen! And your quilting is beyond words. Just gorgeous! I adore Bliss, it's one of my personal faves right now, and wow, I apparently need to get my hands on some linen. Haven't worked with it before, but you sure make me want to try it!

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  7. Very nice Mary! I could use one for my nightstand for my nightly glass of water. I'll have to make myself one. these Bliss ones are awesome! I'm sure I can spare some of my Bliss stash and create. :)

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  8. So cute!!

    Okay, it's final....I gotta get me some Bliss!

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  9. These are fantastic, I adore them! That Bliss is gorgeous!

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  10. wow! love, love, love the first one! such perfect stitches :)

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  11. So cute! I love the Bliss fabric line! The red is right up my alley.

    Heh, I just had an awesome thought. These would be great gifts! They would be perfect to give to someone with the mug and some packets of tea!

    Thanks for sharing,
    Stefanie

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  12. I thought I could resist buying this line. I think you've convinced me otherwise. So cute!!

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  13. love these! especially the log cabin!!!!!

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