Monday, November 29, 2010

Caffeine Carpets

I had to make a little present for John''s kindy teachers so I search the internet and low and behold everyone is making these things called, "Mug Rugs".  Hmm, not so fussed on the name, so I renamed them "Caffeine Carpets" ( or maybe "Cuppa Mates" ).



For my first attempt, I used a border print for the pocket and hexie flower and aged muslin for the background and backing. The hexies have 1/2" sides.

Second attempt.


If you could rename the Mug Rug, what would you call it?

I had to put a picture of my Cool Poodle. He has just been sheared for summer.

11 comments:

  1. Love the new name--caffeine carpets. How about cocoa coasters!

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  2. I think I'm addicted to making these. Made another one today. I love your new name - Caffeine Carpets! Great!

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  3. It's gorgeous. Interesting, the hexagon flower appeared subsided at first sight.

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  4. Yes, keep the name Caffeine Carpet!!

    Seems funny to hear you say 'summer' whilst we get all covered up under quilts for the winter!

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  5. what about tea tidy? I don't drink coffee.
    Love the little hexagon flowers! nothing like a new haircut.

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  6. Love your name for the mug rug....I can't think of anything better, been sitting hear trying to think of something that goes with tea...Tea towel!?
    I have made an apron for one of my sons kindy teachers so far, finished it Saturday night, problem is I worked out I need to make 5 if I include the assistants.

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  7. Caffeine carpet - what a great name! I like all of the names already suggested above too!! Since I drink diet 7-up I guess mine could be called soda saver. I love the little hexagons in the caffeine carpet you made.

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  8. Your mug rug is just beautiful and so is your poodle.
    Micki

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  9. hahaha... love your caffeine carpet name.... mmm i dont know what i would call em!

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  10. I don't have a joke, but your hexies are beautiful.
    Greetings from Joke

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  11. Deine "Caffeine Carpets" sehen wundervoll aus!!!
    Dein Pudel auch :o) Hier bei uns würde er fürchterlich frieren!!!

    Viele Grüße aus dem eiskalten Deutschland,
    Renata

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