A "Snack Mat" is a bit smaller than a placemat, and a bit larger than a mug rug. It's a perfect size to hold your steaming cup of cider and a few spice cookies (or a very generous handful of fun-size candy bars). Or, top it with a small pumpkin and you have a dandy piece of side-table decor.
You deserve riches, dahling. It's true! So here's a jewel-encrusted pillow to lean on while you write your racy memoirs. And unlike the real thing, these applique jewels are quite comfortable for leaning, sitting, and otherwise lounging.
…Not to mention, making these jewels is an intriguing experience in English paper piecing with odd shapes. If you've only tried EPP with hexagons, this pattern is a great way to stretch your skills.
If you've become a devotee of English paper piecing with hexies (and I sincerely hope that you have), then here's a trio of small projects to feed your addiction. And as a bonus, these are helpful items you can toss in your EPP travel kit for piecing on the go.
If you have a stash of precious little scraps you can't bear to use, this might just be the pattern for them.
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It's mid-afternoon, and you've been at your computer all day. Clearly it's time for a nice cuppa and a little something to nibble. But you know what would really brighten your day? Putting that snack on a handmade mug rug!
Mug rugs, for the uninitiated, are like supersized coasters – just big enough to hold your beverage and a nice cookie or two. (Or three!) And this mug rug is extra special (and fun to make) because of its intricate patchwork.
This show offers up a very interesting story: Alicia DiRago launched Whimseybox about a year ago. It's a subscription service, where you pay to get a monthly box of craft supplies mailed to you. There's also an online community where you can get ideas and share what you've made from those supplies.