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« Reply #130 on: May 06, 2013 03:39:43 PM »

LadybugsAndBumblebees said she received the mug rug I made for her so I am posting a pic!! I was so frustruated with the right side where I messed up on the purple part. UGH.... I couldn't fix it!! So, I hope you like it anyways Ladybugs even with the flaw!!

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« Reply #131 on: May 06, 2013 06:14:48 PM »

W00T, I received an AMAZING Mug Rug from Linda (alwaysinmyroom) today!!!  I don't know how she knew that I was hoping for a slightly larger mug rug (I kept thinking I needed a bit longer real estate to accommodate my snacks!  Did I mention that in my Q? Hmmm I don't think so... She's PSYCHIC!).  It is so perfect, in so many ways!

I mentioned that I really loved LesliesHappyHeart's style of happy colors and techniques, so Linda did an homage to Leslie, which I think is spot on!!  Cheesy

But, before I gush further, let me share...   Ta da!!!

I love, love, love it!  And oh my gosh, the sewing is so perfect... I am really jealous of Linda's amazing skills.  I had NO idea that the two sides were made up of scrappy pieces until I read it in her accompanying card - the seams were so perfect and flat.  I really love the spiral for where the mug goes too - I just love spiral designs in general, and the spiral thread is so perfect to mirror a round mug.  Oh wait, the last pic was the "action" shot, let me show you!!

And the back is gorgeous too - I <3 the fabrics, and the designs showing through, it is totally two-sided!

I particularly love the tiny teacups stamped throughout - it makes it so perfect for afternoon tea  Cheesy  It's a bit late in the evening, but I see I have some delicious Meyer Lemon tea that is caffeine free (YUM!)... Off for a relaxing sip, and maybe if I'm super careful I will set my mug down!!   Grin

Thank you so much, Linda - my new mug rug is awesome.

P.S.  I am going to have to hit you up for some sewing tips.  I mean, look at those perfect bindings.  Seriously!!!!  No, seriously!!!!!   Smiley
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« Reply #132 on: May 06, 2013 06:16:40 PM »

Flaw?  Seriously, what flaw?  This mug rug will be a holiday gift for my best friend.  If I didn't already have plans for it, I would have put loops on it and hung it on my wall!  It's really lovely!

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« Reply #133 on: May 07, 2013 06:21:12 AM »

jl409--whoa--what an adorable mug rug!  I would just keep the "flaw" on the down low...Cheesy...ha ha "what flaw?" is right.... Cheesy  I love the image...and the colors...and...

cabaute--I will tell you what the trick is to the "perfect" binding...it is fake! Cheesy Perhaps I should do a mini tutorial on it! ha ha  Glad you like it...the little heart in the stamp is my tribute to fellow mod and friend Leslieshappyheart, whom you admire (as do I!)...
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« Reply #134 on: May 07, 2013 11:15:08 AM »

I'm LOVING all the new rugs! But I have a soft spot for Paris and really love that Eiffel Tower Mug Rug! So cute! Especially with the french flag on the back!

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« Reply #135 on: May 07, 2013 02:15:07 PM »

The level of talent in this gallery is unbelievable!!!  I can honestly say I love every single rug here!

and I have to say, I am absolutely SMITTEN with the mug rug I recieved from Lanikins!

This picture does not do it justice, but it's the best I could get....And it still looks awesome!

I love her art and this is just perfect!!  I think she crawled into my brain!!!  Smiley

This is going on my wall, not under my mug.  Smiley Thank you sooooo much!!
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« Reply #136 on: May 07, 2013 05:49:08 PM »

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« Reply #137 on: May 07, 2013 06:16:36 PM »

I'm loving the new rugs everyone has posted!  Some amazing works of art!

I received my own work of art from cmarion3!  She created an apron from a napkin and some scrap fabris from her stash!  It is amazing work!  And she sent a recipe tucked into the pocket.

Thank you cmarion3 for such a lovely mug rug!

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« Reply #138 on: May 07, 2013 07:12:45 PM »

I love that mug rug!

Super clever apron straps and recipe in the pocket!
What was the recipe for?

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« Reply #139 on: May 08, 2013 04:33:45 AM »

That bloody mug rug is great.  So much inspiration in these creations.  Smiley


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