Friday, November 7, 2014

Friday Finish: Quick Gifts

Despite my cold I spent a little time in my studio this week.  Mostly I attempted to clean and organize which is proving to be an impossible, never ending task.
the front
I found this piece of linen that had EPP hexies machine stitched on with a little bit of hand stitching echoing the hexies and turned it into another iPad cover.  I remember (but not sure exactly when) trying EPP with scraps from Leo's Peace Baby quilt.  There's a stack left waiting for another project....

love the fabric on the back
The backing fabric is also from Malka Dubrawsky; this line is called Outside In; the hexie fabric is A Stitch in Color.  The iPad tutorial is by One Shabby Chick.

Christmas coasters
Scraps of batting and Christmas charm squares make quick coasters.  I love mug rugs, but sometimes I just want something small for my beverage.  Especially when I'm sewing because I don't have extra space near my machine.

This is my favorite Christmas fabric
Stack four coasters, tie with baker's string and they look kind of pretty.

guild door prize
Throw in a spool of thread and some Clover clips and you have a nice little happy for a friend!

Linking with Crazy Mom Quilts.  Hope you have a fabulous weekend!
Thanks for stopping by,


  1. Like you, I prefer small mug rugs. Yours look terrific - thanks for the good ideas.

  2. Coasters are better for your waistline too of course! That extra space on a mugrug is calling out for a cookie!

  3. Those fabrics look great with the linen. It is so satisfying being able to create a gift from what you have at home and not always having to run out to the shops.

  4. Had to stop by because I spy a hexie! Cute
    Worked on my blocks this week. May even link up. Imagine!

  5. I love the coasters, I need to make some gifts!!!