Monday, August 27, 2012

Summer Scrappy Mug Mat Swap

 My Summer Scrappy Mug Rug Swap is ready to ship.

My partner had a few spool blocks in her mosaic, so I went looking for a pattern. I found a Carol Doak design for mini spools and drafted it myself.


Partner also had some selvages in her mosaic, so I used some on the back. I wrote on some blank sections of selvages as the label.


Remember when I tore out the hot pink quilting? This time, I used some light green, purple and yellow. It's better, but I'm still not 100% happy with it.  I am not ripping it out again! It is supposed to look like the thread is coming off the spools.


It was a fun project, and I hope my partner likes it!
 

And now, because I'm addicted to swaps, I'm off to purchase some low volume fabric for this swap...



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3 comments:

Archie the wonder dog said...

It's wonderful!! Have fun shopping for the swap!

Celtic Thistle said...

If your partner doesn't like it, send it my way I think it is lovely :)

SuperMomNoCape said...

I'm sure your partner is going to love the mug rug you made for her. I know for sure that those spools are something that I'd love to receive. And I like your idea of the FMQ being the thread coming off the spool... too cool.