Try a New Technique with This Easy Mug Rug

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You’re Sure to Be Surprised by How It’s Constructed!

This pretty little mug rug is deceptively easy to make. Rather than cut triangles, as you might expect, circles of fabric are folded and layered to create the wheel design.

Rick rack and hand or machine stitching finish it off and provide lovely accents. The mug rug is a quick project so you can have several made in just a few hours.

Wheel Mug Rug Tutorial

Choose colors and fabric styles you love for this project. Match your decor or choose seasonal fabrics for use at various times of the year. It’s perfect for using up some of those leftovers in your stash.

The finished mug rug, designed by Diane Knott, is about 7 1/2″ across. You can easily vary the size, starting with smaller circles for coasters or larger ones for a small table mat. If you go larger, you may want to add another row or two of decorative stitching spaced an inch or two apart to help stabilize the layers across the width of the wheel.

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


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