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Monday, April 8, 2013

April Showers Mug Rug blog hop begins today....and Fabri-Quilt Inc is our sponsor....







Ahhh I am READY -for a pouring of MUG RUGS.
Surely this will bring a rainbow of colours to our days...
WE had to add a couple more days in fact
so we will be going through to the 18th....
So are you READY?

I think I am ready...I am trying
to complete Ms Diva, - she has been taking up my 
most precious time...Darn her lol
I have 3 ideas brewing for my mug rug...hint ....
See you on the 18th...Until then....

Erin at Sew at home Mummy will be your cheerleader...
We are shaking our pom poms for her....
She happens to be the very first on the hop....
There is no doubt she will be cheering you all on too! 

RECAP here of expectations 
if you need a reminder!

Here are today's MUG RUG creators...
I am expecting to have a downpour of inspiration.
LET's cheer for our ladies...
They love to see your comments...

( remember ladies please turn off your 
word verification, 
so we can leave you some
 lovely outpouring comments) 


 
MONDAY, APRIL 8:

Erin @ Sew at Home Mummy
 Patty @ A Stitch in Time
Jenny @ Squawk That
Stacey @ The Tilted Quilt
Daryl @ Patchouli Moon Studio
Lisa @ In The Boon Docks
Julie @ Jolie Maxtin: the project girl
Beluah @ Sowing Stitches
Karen @ Bungalow Bay Quilts
DeAnna @ Georgia Girl Quilter


         Top 2 today
:)



I am such a sucker for Paper Piecing..and Tomatoes are MY FAV fruit,
hands down. and this lovely mug rug is perfectly suited to my passion
of red, black and white too...sooooo yes she is in our top 2.....


Ohhh look at those beetle bugs...( lady bugs) matching her cup no less
and my oh my red black and white...but that was not why she was 
chosen....it is a perfect mug rug and setting...PERFECT....


And most CREATIVE 



Well you will just have to see for yourself, what this lady did
with her mug rugs...love this shot , pouring mug rugs oh yes...
right into our hearts...



 These are the collections that can be won at the end of our hop..

1. 1 winner from the top 3 each day

2.  1 winner for all who created a mug rug

3. 1 winner from all those who left comments





Fabri-Quilt has some lovely collections
we chose Ro Gregg ( designer) , because after all the rain..
There will be lot's of colour in our gardens...
a lot to celebrate this coming summer

Now let's CHEER AWAY
any rain that may dampen our days...





60 comments:

  1. Again a nice blog hop. Thanks for organizing.

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  2. Great hop...I think I need coffee! And here I was supposed to sleep in on my first day of retirement! Been up since 2:30 a.m. LOL

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    1. Kathy,
      Congratulations on your first day of retirement! Celebrate Kathy! A wake up call at 2:30 am is your body giddy and overflowing with excitment as new adventures are now beginning! May your retirement be filled with creative delight!
      Beulah

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  3. The first day has been great. So many inspiring mug rugs and beautiful mugs too. I think I need some more good strong Swedish coffee.LOL
    The lovely spring sunshine is over us here in Sweden. But as a genuine April day, we had both sunshine, snow and rain yesterday.

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  4. Yay for another blog hop - am looking forward to it :-)

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  5. Love to follow such creative people.

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  6. Good morning Madame Samm and all you wonderful talented mug-ruggers!! I haven't been up this early in several days! Must have been because I slept in the recliner for 2 hours before going to bed. lol Oh well, gives me more time for visiting you at your blogs!

    Off to go see the pretties for today!

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  7. Oh that fabric from Fabri-Quilt, inc. is so beautiful, it's so me, lol! I had to stop here first and now I am off to check out the mug rugs for today. I'm on the list to show today too, but I want to check out the others first before I get to my email. I'll check back later to see the top picks.

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  8. Fun! I am looking forward to seeing them all.

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  9. Great start for mug rugging! And that fabric collection is just darling! Thanks for everything!

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  10. I saw lots of wonderful rugs this morning! I`m off to visit Fabri-Quilt.

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  11. Madame Samm it was a great start of a day with all of our beautiful mug rugs. Couldn't ask for anything better..

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  12. Oh what a beautiful Morning.....
    Oh what a beautiful Day...
    We have been treated with delightful creative mug rugs this morning and will celebrating April Showers with yet more in the coming days!
    Thank you!

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  13. Thanks for hosting. What incredible works!

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  14. I hopped around to see all the blogs and came back here to check out your top picks and to my pleasant surprise I was one of them! Yippee than you!
    (I fixed that link by the way, thanks for catching it)

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  15. A great kick off to this hop with so many mug rug ideas. I can't wait to see what else is coming. Thanks to Fabri-Quilt for those gorgeous fabrics...who wouldn't want to win them!

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  16. A great start on the first day of this hop! Compliments to all that took part today. I'm already looking forward to tomorrow.

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  17. All of the mug rugs today were just great. The top choices for today are definitely the ones I was cheering the loudest for. Great job!!

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  18. I love the lady bugs rug, so great!

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  19. How fun! There were some great ideas for this first day of the hop!

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  20. This big beautiful blog hop has started off fabulous! Looking forward to seeing all the pretty mug rugs showering down.

    The Calypso Frog fabrics look fabulous, too. I love Ro Gregg's designs and colors.

    Thanks to you and Erin for hosting and organizing this happy hop ... :-) Pat

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  21. Fantastic first day. I love Ro Gregg and so happy to see this as a sponsor give away.

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  22. Such a fun hop!!!! I loved visiting all of the fabulous sites today and taking in all of the delightful mug rugs.

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  23. I am loving this Blog Hop. The mug rugs are wonderful and the ladies are so creative.Thank you,

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  24. I love to make the mug rugs but have been making the same ones so often that I need some new ideas. So I will really love to see what everyone has come up with.

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  25. Woohoo---back to hopping! Weren't there some lovely choices today? I have never really been too inclined to make one preferring placemats instead but this might convince me otherwise!

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  26. YEA for mug rugs. LOTS of ideas today. Thanks for this one.

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  27. Great first day! I was excited and humbled on the most creative call out. My 14 yr old helped me with the raining mug rug photo. She'll be excited that all the retries were worth it!!

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  28. How wonderful all of todays mug rugs are! This is going to be a fantastic hop.( You sent Judy's reply to me, Judy B. oops!)

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  29. You are right on the money today madame samm! Love the picks!

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    1. if you see this ...please leave an email Lorene..you are a no reply blogger..take a peak at jar on the right side....it will show you how to correct it

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  30. Love the picks and the rugs are adorable. Anyone need a tad bit of fabric has a chance to join my sewing room photo giveaway and win some sweet prizes. http://quiltingranny.blogspot.com/2013/04/sewing-space-photo-giveaway.html

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  31. Fantastic first day of the hop. I agree with your top picks for the day.

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  32. Fabulous first day at the hop. Yep, uh huh I chose the same top 3 for the day. Love the Fabri-quilt Calypso Frogs fabric giveaway. The bright colors Ro Gregg used are soooooooooo me. I LOVE bright colors as you will soon find out. ; )

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  33. Oh my goodness, I'm in love...but you knew I would be, after seeing those Calypso Frogs fabrics, right? LOL Looking forward to seeing another great hop on my lunch breaks! Toodles!

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  34. Such wonderful and diverse mug rugs. I just loved all of them. Thanks so much for a wonderful hop already.

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  35. There's a wow factor here. The creativity of these stitchers is amazing.

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  36. This is so exciting. The build-up was fantastic and now the HOP is here....Yippy Skippy!!!

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  37. Love mug rugs and these ladies just 'showered' us with their fun creations...looking forward to more!!!!

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  38. LOVING THE RUGS! THANK YOU FOR ALL YOUR WONDERFUL IDEAS.

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  39. Wow, what a first day!! So many cute mug rugs.
    Thank you to Fabri-Quilt for such a fun giveaway! Great fabrics!!

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  40. My gosh this is just the first day and I was already afraid that it will be tomorrow - the wonderful projects girls sew :D

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  41. Obviously mug rugs are like potato chips you cannot make just one. Love seeing all the different designs and makes me want to make on or two or more.

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  42. Thanks for the blog link, enjoyed their take on the NCAA BB tourny quilt...thanks to Fabri-Quilt for sponsoring.

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  43. first days bloghop is done, beautiful mugrugs allover!
    Thanks for the chance to win these beautiful colorful fabrics.
    Liebe Grüße
    Bente

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  44. So many cute mug rugs! Love all the great ideas and looking forward to more great ideas.

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  45. Cute, cute, cute! blessings, marlene

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  46. This is an amazing blog hop - so many wonderful mug rugs to be seen.

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  47. Cute as can be! I love mug rugs! I've made a few, and would make more if time permitted. Such fun!

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  48. What a great bunch of mug rugs! Can't wait for tomorrow's!

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  49. I 'sew' enjoyed looking at all the talent and great ideas for mug rugs.

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  50. Eu como sempre de camarote aproveitando e me deliciando com tanta criatividade,obrigada de novo. Bençãos!

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  51. Great mug rugs. These ladies are "sew" creative. And mug rugs are very popular these days. Love them all. But I love the black, white and reds also. One of my favorite color combinations.

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  52. Oh, that is a great mug rug shower. Those little quilts are so cute and brighten up the gray wheather here. Great pick's of the day!

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  53. Terrific as always! You make it a pleasure to play with ladies!

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  54. I am so inspired that I am going to make a mug rug for my friend. Thanks for all the beautiful, fun blogs, Ladies! vickise at gmail dot com

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  55. Gotta love mug rugs- i'd stay & chat but i have to get hopping...

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  56. Great inspiration! Our Modern Quilt Guild is currently doing a swap with another guild. Great Ideas and Executions, Ladies!

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