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Category: Table and Placemats
Learn how to make fabric coasters for parties, gifts, or everyday use. These 12 Quick Quilted Coaster Tutorials will show you different ways you can combine a few scraps of fabric and batting to create sets of matching homemade drink coasters.
If you've never heard of a mug rug before, you're in for a treat! A mug rug is a tiny quilt just big enough for a mug of something warm and soul-satisfying and a sweet treat. They make adorable decorations for desks and side tables, and they take only an hour or two to make. Browse our collection of 22 Marvelous Mug Rug Patterns to get tutorials and inspiration to make your own mug rugs!
Add a bit of quilted charm to your tabletops with these free quilting tutorials. In our collection of 9 YouTube Quilting Videos for Quilted Table Runner Patterns, you'll learn how to make free quilted table runners from expert quilters!
If you're intrigued by Amish quilt patterns but don't have time or inclination to make a whole quilt, try out some common Amish quilt patterns in mug rugs instead! This Amish Bar Mug Rug gives you the bold patchwork of Amish quilts without all the work. It makes a great decoration for a room that pays homage to folk art.
Now it's easy to make traditional apple quilts if you have an AccuQuilt cutter. This Apple Core Table Topper Pattern comes together in no time with an apple core die. Just piece nine apple cores together in a nine-patch to make this curvy little quilt. Of course, if you want to piece it the traditional way, you can always print out an apple core template and cut the pieces yourself!
Part 1 of this Auld English Mug Rug Tutorial will have you pulling out your Earl Grey tea with a British flourish. It is a mini DIY quilt made by piecing freezer paper, and it is perfect for tea time because it keeps your crumpet and biscuit crumbs off of the table. If your mug overflows, the mug rug will keep it from staining your polished surfaces. After all, you have better things to do than clean the house.
Part 2 of this Auld English Mug Rug Tutorial will have you pulling out your Earl Grey tea with a British flourish. It is a mini DIY quilt made by piecing together the foundation of the spoon on your DIY quilt. The foundation is important because with it, you can be sure that your vintage mug rug will be accurate and even on all sides. If your mug overflows, the mug rug will keep it from staining your polished surfaces. After all, you have better things to do than clean the house.
Part 3 of the Auld English Mug Rug Tutorial will show you how to put the finishing touches on your vintage homemade mug rug. Pressing, trimming, and attaching all of the finished pieces will give you the most amazing mug rug you've ever seen. If your cup overflows, this handmade quilt will keep it from staining your polished surfaces. Finally, after sewing your mug rug together, you can enjoy a nice hot cup of tea and a crumpet while keeping your kitchen sparkling clean.
This Beaded Winter Tablemat uses the applique technique to attach beautiful homemade snowflakes to the top of your DIY quilt. If you want to get fancy, add some beads to the applique snowflakes to make them sparkle and shine in the glare of the settling snow. For such an easy quilt pattern, the tablemat looks artistically detailed. Your friends might ask you how to make a place mat, and you can say that the secret to handmade gifts can never be revealed.
Quilt along with us and learn how to make your very first quilt project! In this video series, Christian Tamez will teach us how to make a pinwheel quilt table runner. This is the final portion of the quilt-along and includes instructions for quilting and finishing the table runner.
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