• Heart Mug Rug and Placemats – Tutorial

    ‘Sew’ many hearts, ‘sew’ little time! Here is a quick little heart mug rug and placemats. Supplies 2-1/2″ strips of fabric in white, pinks and reds (or scraps. The stripes don’t have to be the same if you want a scrappy look) Backing fabric Sulky Totally Stable® Stabilizer Sulky Soft ‘n Sheer™ Stabilizer Sulky KK 2000™ Temporary Spray Adhesive Sulky 60 wt. PolyLite™ Thread – for piecing Sulky 30 wt. Cotton thread – for decorative stitches Batting Backing Pencil Chopstick – just one (or turning tool) Start by folding a piece of Sulky Totally Stable in half with the slick sides together and draw half of a heart on the fold. (Yes, you…

  • 45 Minute Mug Rug Tutorial     

      As a full-time mom (is there any other kind?) and working full-time, sometimes I just want to do a quick project. That is what happened the other day. I had a ton of other things I could work on (should be working on), but sometimes you just want something that you can start and finish in under an hour. I also wanted something bright and cheery for my space at work, which is a cubicle with drab grey/blue walls, so this is what I made! It is so easy and I really did make it in 45 minutes. This is how: I started with a pile of bright batik…