Tuesday, November 24, 2015

The Four Tablemats

They are designed as an addition to the coloring tablemats.
The happy owner asked me for 4 more placemats.
The idea came looking at a notebook with zig zag numbers.
What a nice gentle touch to the first two placemats.

The threads for the numbers are the same as on the print ed fabric.

The back sides are as follows - two printed and two bold.

Monday, November 23, 2015

Oh My Deer or sewing small squares

 I always like sewing little items.
Do you know these tiny pieces - sometimes sewn improvisational sometimes ordered with perfect matching corners.
Till one morning a week ago.
I have seen a tapestry diagram on Pinterest with reindeers, trees and snowflakes.
I knew I had to make it as a quilt - this time mug rug only.
I made a sketch of squares and began cutting.
Ordered the small pieces on a fusible interfacing with little help of glue stick.

Ironed when finished and began sewing.

  Here I realized how small is one inch square.

 But I kept sewing.

I wish I knew another way for using a fusible interfacing.
Elizabeth Hartmann from Oh Franson shared an interesting and helpful method.

I wandered a little bit about binding, but finally have a finished mug rug

So if you like the mug rug get the diagram and tips from CRAFTSY or ETSY and prepare some gifts for Christmas.
The diagram is very versatile - use different size of grid to sew mug rug, cushion case or tablemat.

Enjoy your creativity!

Saturday, November 14, 2015

My patterns become alive

Last 3 week I have some health problems - at the beginning it was like a flu. Then it turned to stomach  disorder. As a result I loosed three kilos .
I know many of you envy me for the last fact, but trust me I am not happy about this.

In addition to these troubles after last update of my browser disappeared saved passwords on my computer  and I have to enter them for most of the places I visit. I have problems even to enter in my blog.

Tonight is lucky time for me.
After entering here I have seen that most of the visits are from Gosses bags and gifts
I have checked and what to see -  Myrth has made a beautiful quilt using my pattern Counting Sheep , wrote a post and mention my blog.
This is amazing!
She add some grass and a butterfly to the design and created a nice quilt.
I have permission to post here picture of a finished quilt. Thank you, Myrth. I am happy and satisfied.

This guy is my favorite.

Do you like the sheep?
Get the pattern from HERE.