Project Mug Cosies DESIGNED BY RHONA NORRIE Hubble bubble Style hot drinks with themed mug warmers to keep your beverage cosy long after the witching hour Fun backstitch detail E ye of newt and wing of bat might be perfect for a witch’s potion, but they won’t make for a good cup of coffee! So, put away that cauldron, pop the kettle on and then invite round your nearest and dearest to share these spook-tacular mug cosies with alongside a selection of sweet treats. You could even brew up some pumpkin spice lattes! Frightfully good lettering is used to spell out seasonal sayings with elegant flourishes and delicate shapes. These are created with whole cross stitches, fractionals and backstitch, plus French knots to give the spiders their scary stares. We’ve transformed the finished stitching into mug hugs by mounting Factb Stitching Time Approx. 7-10 hours each Type of Stitches Cross stitch, backstitch, French knots Ease of Stitching Beginner/advanced beginner them onto strips of felt for a supereasy finish that won’t fray. You can use standard Halloween hues, or match the colours to your other decorations for a coordinated look to your house of horrors. This userfriendly project brings all of the treats and none of the tricks. Meet the designer Rhona Norrie Crafting designs with fun typography and a mix of phrases and word patterns is one of my signature styles! I’m especially pleased with this set as I adore Halloween almost as much as I love coffee. www.gathered.how/woxs The World of Cross Stitching 38
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