Tag: Mug Rug

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Oct 4

Mug Rug

A what? A mug rug is another name for a coaster – although I keep getting muddled and calling them rug mugs. Whatever . . . this one is really easy to make, involves minimal sewing and can be turned into a  tree decoration if you don’t fancy the idea of a mug rug. Or…

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English paper piecing (also known as mosaic piecing or just “EPP”) is becoming really popular at the moment. This is a very old technique which was used to make the wonderful 1718 coverlet, which you may have seen recently at the Festival of Quilts. From the Collection of the Quilters’ Guild of the British Isles;…

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Quilting samples (have I got time to do an extra one?); Workshop handouts (mostly written; need to finally proof read and print off);  Antique wholecloth quilts (which ones shall I bring? Maybe not the really heavy ones, as the class is upstairs); Mug rug sample (ooh, must get the backing on that!); pencils and erasers…

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Perfect for a beginner, this little mug rug will be finished in no time. Start with some colourful scraps; I’m using some 2.5″ squares of Liberty fabric, each cut into 4, approximately 1.25″ square. Choose a plain(ish) piece for your background, about 5×7″, a piece of any wadding, and a piece of backing fabric. Arrange…