Rustic Coasters

Remember earlier I was thinking about starting a sewing project? Had a stash of fabric ready to be turned into coasters?

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Well, I was busy with cutting and snipping and pinning and snipping again and folding and pinning and even at stitches.

Laying in Layers

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Pinning and folding

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More pinning and folding

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And Folding and Pinning

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And Testing and Repinned Ready for Stitches

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And then there were rustic stitches and additions of lacy bits and more reusing and repurposing, and whilst I watched a couple of episodes of my current tv show fixations, a small pile of hand sewn pretties shall grow.

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And now my fingers hurt and my eye balls need some flexing. But like any repetitive activity, it calls to me until either I run out of materials, or the project is done. Or in this case, until we are over run with tiny fabric squares suitable for setting drinking glasses on.

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Also fun, keeping snippings for potential other projects? Aka hoarding. But come on, wouldn’t these work well for filling for a tiny toy? We will see… or toss out at some point in the future.

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Anyway, back to the couch for more stitching and I should probably even put the kettle on, put these pretty babies to the test.

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