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We are limiting the number of submissions to the Die Cut Divas' challenge blog to 4. The challenges will close at 9:00 p.m. Pacific time. Thank you as always for your wonderful submissions. Arlene and the Die Cut Divas.

Monday, November 26, 2012

Some more inspired by projects

Hi Lovelies,

I'm back again to let you all know about this challenge & to share some more inspiration with you.

Now you are probably wondering what a Mug Rug has to do with Die Cut Divas.  Believe it or not, but I was inspired to make a Mug Rug for my dd's teacher.  I used a Scalloped Nestibility to cut out the tree foliage.  Firstly I ironed some fusible webbing to the backside of the material before running it through my Cuttlebug.  The fusible webbing gives the material some stiffness which helps with the cutting.  I used my sewing machine to zig zag around all the appliqué pieces.

Here I have made a tag explaining what a Mug Rug is.  I used the same X-cut Ornate frame die in two different sizes to make this.  I turned the bottom card 90 degrees so it was on point.  I printed the tag onto lightweight card before running it through my Cuttlebug.  I also punched out a small circle & glued it down before punching a smaller hole out so the ribbon could be threaded through.

How cool is that?  I hope that I have inspired you to see what you can do using this picture.

Thanks for stopping by
Arlene, Dawn, Hannah & Paula.


Dawn said...

very inspiring Paula. Aren't are die cutting machines so versatile!

sheila said...

What a great idea Paula. You are so talented to be able to add sewing to your crafting skills. Your daughters teacher will love it!