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« on: September 06, 2011 07:17:27 AM »

Is a coaster just to small for your drink but a placemat is just to big? Then you NEED a mug rug!

Mug {rug} by That Girl, That Quilt, on Flickr

Round 1 discussion: https://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=369416.0
Round 1 gallery: https://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=371365

In this swap well be crafting one mug rug for our partners.

- Mug rugs can vary in size and shape but should be roughly around 5 x 8.
- Any techniques can be usedpatchwork, embroidered, knit, etc. but keep in mind that the rug should be able to absorb a bit of moisture and protect surfaces from warm drinks.
- Please only send one completed mug rug. No extras.
- We will not be doing 2 partners this round (hopefully next time).
- Posting to the discussion thread or PMing organizers is required at least every 2 weeks.
- Have fun!!

Swap name: Mug Rug Swap
Craftster member who is organizing this swap: Canamharris
Sign-up date range: 9/6/11- 9/17/11
Date to send item by: 10/17/11

Limited to a certain number of people? (optional): no (Thank you co-organizerBakeneko)

Restricted to people who all live in the same country? No
Additional Age requirement? no

Swap Organizer himself/herself meets these conditions:
- Has fully read the Swap Info Guide: YES
- Has successfully completed two swaps as a participant: YES
- Is not organizing more than three swaps right now: YES
- Will recruit a co-organizer or give all details to a Swap Moderator if this swap has more than 25 participants: YES
- Is at least 18 years old: YES

Swap Organizer will check each participant to make sure they meet these conditions:
- Has been a member for at least one month: YES
- Has posted at least 15 times: YES
- Has completed one swap successfully before signing up for multiple swaps at a time: YES
- Is not currently signed up for more than five swaps: YES
- Does not have any negative feedback: YES
- Participant has agreed that he/she is at least 16 years old: YES
- If within the US, understands that Delivery Confirmation number is required for this swap: YES
- If outside the US, understands that a mailing receipt copy is required for this swap: YES

If you want to participate, information to send to organizer. That would be me, Canamharris

Name of swap: Mug Rug Swap R2
Craftster username
Email address
Your real name
Mailing address including the country (as would need to appear for mailing)
Would you be willing to ship to an address outside your own country?
Confirm that are at least 16 years old or, if not, that you have moderator approval(YES/NO)

Do you have any allergies?
Do you have any allergens in your home (cats, smoke, etc)?

What general themes do you like (vintage, modern, cutesy, country, etc)?
Are there any themes that you really dont like?

Colors youd like to receive?
Colors youd prefer not to receive?

Do you have specific ideas or inspirations that would help your partner personalize your piece (Wists, Etsy Favorites, Flickr, etc)?
Anything else youd like your partner to know?


Sending, Receiving, and Feedback
SENDING: Take pictures of your items before you send. When sending, you must use a DC# (or for overseas keep that receipt). Keep your receipt until your partner receives. PM organizer and partner when you send.

RECEIVING: PM organizer and partner when you receive. Take pictures of received items. (Please take quality pictures, like ones you would take of your work.) Post pictures in gallery in a timely manner.

FEEDBACK: Given when a package is received (verified through PM or DC#) I will be keeping track of what has been received by gallery pictures (This is why it is important for you to take pictures of your items, just in case your partner does not) *Please PM if there is difficulty with pictures.*

lso, remember to read the Swap Info Guide to find other rules about participating in a swap.

GALLERY: https://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=391152.0
« Last Edit: September 21, 2011 06:21:35 PM by canamharris » THIS ROCKS   Logged

« Reply #1 on: September 06, 2011 07:17:55 AM »


1. Canamharris
2. Somehowtainted (first time swapper!! welcome!!)
3. Sloth003
4. Dragonflower
5. susanab
6. silentblair
7. Leslieshappyheart
8. Bergman
9. fiddlegirl8
10. Southern Flower
11. enola
12. Lionne
13. Sew it up fabrics
14. badpuppy
15. gerbilgal
16. nautilus
17. littlenutbrownsquirrel
18. d3v14n7
19. Waggonswest
20. Staar84
21. mandys_momma
22. waterbaby
23. cabaute
24. astamour (first time swapper!! welcome!!)
25. Anyuta (first time swapper!! welcome!!)
26. Totallyblank (first time swapper!! welcome!!)
27. dfabbric
28. Faemystique
29. Bakeneko
30. Sinellia
31. Mochawildchild
32. MeganCrafts
33. LillaTusen
34. onegroovyday
35. Tygir
36. WhiteSheep


Canamharris' group:
Bakeneko  <>  fiddlegirl8
Lionne  <>  Canamharris
onegroovyday  <>  Waggonswest
Leslieshappyheart  <>  Sloth003
Sew it up fabrics  <>  Mochawildchild
gerbilgal  <>  enola
WhiteSheep  <>  Tygir
dfabbric  <>  Anyuta
badpuppy  <>  Sinellia

Bakeneko's Group
susanab  <>  Somehowtainted
LillaTusen  <>  mandys_momma
Staar84  <>  MeganCrafts
d3v14n7  <>  Dragonflower
astamour  <>  waterbaby
Bergman  <>  cabaute
silentblair  <>  littlenutbrownsquirrel
Totallyblank     <>  Southern Flower
Faemystique  <>  nautilus

« Last Edit: September 17, 2011 12:27:07 PM by canamharris » THIS ROCKS   Logged

« Reply #2 on: September 06, 2011 07:18:27 AM »

Inspiration, tutorials, Really cool mug rugs!!:

Tutorials for making mug rugs:
http://tipnut.com/mug-rugs/  (great list of mug rug tutorials)
http://sewhappygeek.co.uk/index.php/2011/09/06/tutorial-tuesday-cheating-zig-zag-mug-rug/ Cheating zig zag mug rug tutorial

Binding tutorials:
http://lollyquiltz.blogspot.com/2011/02/easy-peasy-binding-for-mug-rug.html (binding tutorial)
http://contented.typepad.co.uk/contented/2010/10/mug-rug-tutorial-part-two-binding.html (mug rug tutorial with mitered corner binding tutorial)
http://verykerryberry.blogspot.com/2010/07/mitred-corners-binding-tutorial.html (another binding tutorial- this one was recommended by the contented blog tutorial)
http://www.redpepperquilts.com/2011/09/quilt-without-binding-tutorial.html (the no binding method)

« Last Edit: September 10, 2011 09:16:39 AM by canamharris » THIS ROCKS   Logged

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« Reply #3 on: September 06, 2011 08:03:48 AM »

I'll send my info in this afternoon!  Yay!!

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« Reply #4 on: September 06, 2011 09:04:41 AM »

What a great idea, wish I were able to join. Because of a recent move, school starting and not having a job my swaping funds are null in void. I'll be keeping my eye on this board for some great ideas.

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« Reply #5 on: September 06, 2011 09:13:50 AM »

?naire is in--my mug needs a rug!

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« Reply #6 on: September 06, 2011 09:41:16 AM »

starting my questionnaire right now Grin

« Reply #7 on: September 06, 2011 12:27:02 PM »

I'll be sending in my questionnaire this evening!

I'm still working out that binding foot... If anyone has any tips??


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« Reply #8 on: September 06, 2011 12:37:06 PM »

I'm in- so excited! Smiley


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« Reply #9 on: September 06, 2011 12:46:11 PM »

I'll be sending in my questionnaire this evening!

I'm still working out that binding foot... If anyone has any tips??


hey, enola,
I made a mug rug using this EASY PEASY MUG RUG BINDING TUTORIAL. I thought it came out real nice.

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