Monday, November 22, 2010

Mug Rugs and The Black Friday day Accuquilt sale!

Hi Everyone!

I hope you have all had a great day. I was off work today. Yeah!!!!! I had some housework to catch up on and some errands to do.

But I did take a bit of time to sew a few mug rugs. I thought I would make 2 mug rugs as teacher gifts. I made Christmas mug rugs for these. I'm going to add a nice mug, some hot chocolate, chocolate, and maybe a few baked goods to the gift too. I think that will make a nice gift for their teachers.

I had purchased the GO! Holiday Medley die the other day. So, I decided to use the snowflake to add to my mug rugs. I love it!!! I think the GO! Cutter is definitely great to cut applique pieces. They just come out so perfectly cut. I just added fusible web to the fabric before I cut it, and it's ready to fuse right away. So simple. Sew, here are my two Christmas mug rugs.

Last year, I had bought a fat quarter of Christmas fabric that had the little snowman postage stamp images on it. I thought that these pictures would look great on the mug rug. So, I just cut them out and fused them on too. Sew, each mug rug is similar, but different.

Here's a closer look at each of them.




And since I just love my GO! Cutter,
I thought I would pass on the Black Friday Sale information that I received today.

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AccuQuilt’s Black Friday Sale – Lowest Prices Ever!

AccuQuilt is giving its blogger friends a sneak peek of their upcoming Black Friday sale! As you all know, Black Friday has become a great shopping tradition among Americans everywhere. However, a majority of consumers now prefer to shop online to escape the dangers of stampede and the hassles of long lines at stores. If you can’t find the items you want, it’s easy to hop from one store website to the next without being disappointed. Savvy online shoppers know how to get the most out of Black Friday sales by utilizing blogs, Facebook, Twitter, and other websites to get the inside track on tremendous sales.

AccuQuilt is offering the lowest prices ever on some of their most popular items plus special Daily Deals you don’t want to miss! AccuQuilt’s Black Friday sale begins on Wednesday, November 24th and ends on Cyber Monday, November 29th! Don’t miss out – visit accuquilt.com starting Wednesday to place your order!

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Well, that's all for today!

Hopefully I can get a few more projects done tomorrow.

Hugs

Ariane

12 comments:

Michele Pacey said...

love those teacher gift mug rugs Ariane! great job! those snowflakes are lovely!

Amy said...

I was thinking of mug rugs for teachers' gifts too! Love yours!

Michelle said...

That is a great teacher's gift...thanks for the idea!

Linda said...

They are too cute. The snowflake die is a great idea. Maybe my grandaughter could use one of my mug rugs for a teacher gift. great idea.

Peg - Happy In Quilting said...

What a wonderful gift Ariane, they look fantatic..

Madame Samm said...

HI Ariane..these snowflakes are a die..cool...yeah cool..
great mug rugs...

Sharlotte said...

Hi Ariane! I know it has been a very long time since I have posted a comment! I have really gotten in a rut of not being on top of many blogs. Shame on me!! In this post you gave me just the perfect idea to do with some small image blocks I have from a panel. They are Christmas themed and will be just perfect for this coster you come up with ! Thanks for the inspiration!

Stray Stitches said...

Your mug rugs are adorable!! Thanks for the black Friday shopping tip.

Happy Cottage Quilter said...

What a very cute mug rug.

Phyllis said...

What a wonderful gift for the hard working teachers!

You've just given me a great idea :)

SewCalGal said...

I love your mug run. What a cute idea. And a perfect gift. Inspirational. Now I can't wait to make one...two...or three. Maybe more. Love yours.

SewCalGal
www.sewcalgal.blogspot.com

Nanette Merrill and daughters said...

Oh my gosh Ariane I love these. They are so so cute!!. So special.