Monday, December 20, 2010

Christmas Quilted Potholders and Mug Rugs

I am super excited to share these Christmas Quilted Potholders and Mug Rugs that I made last week!


I have been crafting for Christmas like CRAZY and I even lie in bed at night, thinking about my next project. Something has really clicked for me with sewing in the last few months and I am really enjoying my moments at the machine.

Anyhow, remember these Scrappy Quilted Potholders that I posted about last week?


I followed a tutorial that I found over at Texas Freckles. But, the whole potholder sewing frenzy started when I was looking at the potholders that my friend Stephanie over at Built to Last had made for me. Here they are:


I couldn't really find a tutorial that I liked, so I just looked at hers and whipped up my own version!


I used the crazy zig-zag on the back that I learned from the crazy potholders tutorial.


They were so much fun that I made another pair a few days later!


They are made with two layers of Insul-brite on the inside.


After that I had some small pieces of Insul-brite left over, so I made two Scrappy Quilted Mug Rugs!


How cute is this?


I think the little Santa peeking out from the middle with his gifts is SO SWEET!


If you have been keeping up with me this month, you have seen a lot of this Christmas fabric that I have been using for my projects. I only bought a yard of each, and I have made:

1 Shabby Ruffle Holiday Wreath
2 Crazy Scrappy Quilted Christmas Potholders
4 Traditional Quilted Christmas Potholders
1 Christmas Headband
14 Christmas Rosette Pins
2 Quilted Mug Rugs
5 Mini Rosette Christmas Stockings (will share later in the week)

I'd say that was a pretty good use of all of that fabric!


What have you been working on? Don't forget to share with me tomorrow for Tell Me Tuesday!

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8 comments:

  1. Very pretty! I love your mix of fabrics!

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  2. I love these!! These are on my to-do list!
    Stef

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  3. These turned out so cute! Love em!

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  4. These turned out great! Well done.

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  5. Hello Alison, so cute project and can be done with little remaining pieces... truly cute and inspiring to make...
    Wish you a very Happy Christmas …
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    http://craftaworld.blogspot.com/
    Love
    Farah

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