March 8, 2017

Making Mug Mats...

Brynwood Needleworks - Acorn Mug Mat

Before I really shut down the studio, I needed to make the mug mats that I'll be offering to two participants in the March Madness Mug Mat Swap currently under way.

Brynwood Needleworks - Acorn Mug Mat Detail

Once I've heard from all the participants that they've sent out their mats (hopefully taking a photo of their mat before they send it off, so they can share pictures with me), I'll put their names into the drawing for one of two gift sets centered around each mat.

This acorn mat will have accessories that coordinate with the acorn/outdoor theme, and I've already starting putting on my thinking cap. I've got some fun things to add to this one.

Brynwood Needleworks - Broderie Mug Mat

The second mat I made I'm calling "Broderie" for the embroidery-theme fabric on the right side of this mat. Of course, I'll add fun accessories to this one, too.
Brynwood Needleworks - Broderie Mug Mat Detail
Naturally, I've got a few ideas to go with the themes, but there should be an item or two related to the fact that they're also mug mats. You know..."Large enough for a cookie and a cuppa". hee hee
Swap participants have until March 17th to mail out their mats, with a little "something extra" for their partners. I know some are already on their way, and some will be exchanged in person (which I just love!). 
The mats I've seen so far are beautiful, and I know there will be some very happy recipients. Thanks to those who have already sent photos of your mats to me. I look forward to getting a picture from each of you, and I'll be doing a wrap up post (sharing all of them here) before the drawing. 
I hope you're all having fun with your projects. I sure had a great time putting these together for our drawing!

5 friends clicked here to leave a note for me:

laura dowdall said...

Lovely wish I'd joined now ,I will next time.xx

Nancy said...

Donna, Yours are beautiful. I have mine finished, but will be shopping today for some extras. I'll send you a pic before I mail it off. Thanks for hosting Nancy

Createology said...

Your mats are beautful and are excellent for such fun themes. I am sew very happy I joined your swap because now I can sew them for gifts throughout the year. March Mug Mat Swap Bliss...<3

Goatldi said...

Such a generous heart! Almost finished either my mat. Funny as soon as I made a commitment life shifted into high gear! Received my package but am hanging on to it. I love surprises and am making it last !

Debbie Nolan said...

Oh how beautiful Donna. I especially love the acorn one. Hope your move goes well. Take care and have a lovely week.


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