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  • traveler mug

    Do you know those traveler mugs you can decorate with your own fun pictures or other paper – scrapping stuff in the customizable insert that is between the double wall insulation?

    Like these ones, if you never saw them.

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    I had one for a while, and with my move I re-discovered it.
     It was still naked, translucent and monotone … but for patchwork the double wall is too small, unless maybe by using only a piece of fabric … but I wanted something brighter, more special and yet not too long to make.

    The principle is easy: unlock the bottom cover and you can insert your insert. The paper that is inside is at the same time your pattern.

    I didn’t need the pattern sheet … I took threads with glitters and sparkles (I’m a luxurious girl-J) and with a fine metal bar (one of my Celtic appliqué) I pushed threads from the bottom to the top in an irregular pattern.

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    Just inserting dark and light sparkling glittering embroidery threads from Madeira which I never used in my sewing machine because of fraying and breaking.

    And look at it now….

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    the lid open or closed for easy drinking

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    But I’ve got to say that It doesn’t hold the heat as long as I would. For a relaxed pause on my terrace with a big cup of coffee: it’s okay!

     

    have a nice weekend!!

     

     

     

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