Wednesday, April 11, 2012
Minutes for Us "Mom and Me" - Making Mug Rugs
This post is going to be light on words and heavy on photos. Mom and I made mug rugs last week, but we got a bit carried away! We used scraps. I have tons of scraps! Even after we made all the mug rugs, I still have tons of scraps!
I took photos while we were making them so you can see the process, but this is not a tutorial. I just wanted to show you the process with photos. I took photos while I was quilting them and after I quilted them. I managed to get some of the bindings stitched too. I sent Mom home with 10 completed mug rugs. I will stitch the binding on the rest of them at the quilt retreat I am going to next week. I'll tell you more about that on another post.
We found some bright strips...
Sixteen mug rugs all in a row on the quilting machine.
Trimmed them all
Up close of the daisy on the front and ...... on the back of the mug rug.
Whenever I quilt little daisies, I also quilt a few little four leaf clovers for good luck!
Up close of one of the dragonflies. They are so much fun to quilt.
And a larger dragonfly on this one.
This mug rug has several dragonflies!
I stitched our names into the quilting, including the year. It's a fun way to label your quilt.
I had fun trying to match up the colorful cups with the mug rugs.
Mom and I found time to play and make 28 mug rugs! And believe it or not, we even found time to cook some tuna and chicken casserole recipes from years ago. I should have taken photos for my Lunch Blog.
Hope you enjoyed seeing our mug rugs.
Don't forget to take time to play!
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