by spendlove 20 Dec 2016

I had these two mugs printed with photographs of Herdwick sheep for my daughter. I printed the same pictures onto fabric and used that to make a pair of mugrugs. I knew she wouldn't approve of quilting over the pictures so I compromised by using a jigsaw pattern.

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by lbrow 21 Dec 2016

Perfect! This set would please anyone.

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by sandralane 20 Dec 2016

A great set Sue, and I like your terrific idea of the jig saw puzzle effect. I am sure your daughter is going to love her gifts. Sandra.

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by brendalea 20 Dec 2016

Very nicely done. Would like to know where you got the mugs from?
Thank you for sharing Happy Stitching Brenda Lea

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spendlove by spendlove 20 Dec 2016

A local company run by an ex pupil of mine did them.

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by sonjapotgieter 20 Dec 2016

Awesome set...Stunning idea!!!

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by pennyhal2 20 Dec 2016

Having the cups to match make a great gift for her. All my sheep friends would love these too.

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by queenofhearts 20 Dec 2016

Wonderful idea.

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by noah 20 Dec 2016

love them and this idea hugs

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by crafter2243 Moderator 20 Dec 2016

A wonderful set. I bet your daughter will appreciate the work you put into it.

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by dragonflyer 20 Dec 2016

What a great set! Did you use the fabric treated to be printed or ??? I have tried printing on fabric and without some treatment, mine have not washed that well...

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spendlove by spendlove 20 Dec 2016

I used Bubble Jet 2000 to treat the fabric. It seems to work well.

dragonflyer by dragonflyer 20 Dec 2016

Thanks, Sue...I have a bottle of that and have treated some fabric with it...but have not printed any treated fabric yet...

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by baydreamer 20 Dec 2016

Such a beautiful gift!

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by jrob Moderator 20 Dec 2016

What wonderful, thoughtful gifts for your daughter. Just remember ~ don't get mad when she cuts out that jigsaw puzzle so she can properly work it.

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spendlove by spendlove 20 Dec 2016

She wouldn't dare!

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by mops Moderator 20 Dec 2016

Beautiful set, Sue. Great idea!

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by toogie 20 Dec 2016

Very nice set Sue and very smart of you to do.

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by carolpountney 20 Dec 2016

Very nice and original

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by pennifold 20 Dec 2016

What beautiful faces the Herdwick sheep have and the mug rugs look wonderful. Love Chris

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spendlove by spendlove 20 Dec 2016

They are the hardiest breed we have here - out on the fells in all weathers. They do have lovely faces. The brown one is a shearling. They are on;y grey as adults.

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