Patchwork and a Ruffle Make a Pretty Mug Rug

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This Can be a Pot Holder, Too!

Create a simple, sweet and completely charming mug rug with scraps from your stash. This is a great pattern for an easy project that finishes quickly, making it wonderful for last minute gifts.

The mug rug can easily become a pot holder simply by adding Insul-Bright batting and a bit of ribbon or cord for hanging. Simply fold the ribbon and stitch both ends into the seam when adding the backing.

Ruffled Mug Rug or Pot Holder

Simple patchwork gives you plenty of color options. Choose an array of fabrics in colors and patterns you love together. Every mug rug or pot holder can be completely different and have its own personality.

The tutorial, from Candace at Saltwater Quilts, is for a mug rug that finishes at 9 1/2″ x 9 1/2″, including the ruffle.

Click here for the free “Ruffled Mug Rug” tutorial.


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