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22 Marvelous Mug Rug Patterns


Updated April 29, 2016
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Chinese Coin Mug RugIf 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!


Marvelous Mug Rug Patterns

22 Marvelous Mug Rug Patterns
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Patchwork Mug Rugs

Reach into your scrap bin and pull out a handful of leftover fabrics for these colorful mug rug patterns. Patchwork mug rugs are a wonderful way to practice new piecing techniques or try out color combinations. They add instant style to a desk or side table!

Offset Log Cabin Reversible Mug RugRail Fence Quilt Mug RugButterfly Applique Mug RugHexie Mug Rug Pattern

Amish Bar Mug Rug PatternStarburst Mug RugJava Reversible Mug RugLovable Mug Rug

  1. Offset Log Cabin Mug Rug - Practice the classic log cabin quilt pattern with this simple mug rug.
  2. Rail Fence Quilt Mug Rug - All you need to complete this easy mug rug is a few strips of fabric.
  3. Butterfly Mug Rug - A simple butterfly elevates this scrappy mug rug to something special!
  4. Hexie Mug Rug - This project provides a purpose for all that addictive hexie stitching.
  5. Amish Bar Mug Rug - Pay homage to traditional Amish quilts with this subdued pattern.
  6. Starburst Mug Rug - Choose bright-colored scraps for this cheerful mug rug.
  7. Java Reversible Mug Rug - This striped mug rug is a perfect place to set your cup of java.
  8. Lovable Mug Rug - Show someone you love them by making this adorable mug rug.
  9. Chinese Coin Mug Rug - This mug rug pattern will give you good fortune!

Applique Mug Rugs

Use fusible web to make an applique mug rug pattern, and you'll have a quilt project finished in no time. These mug rugs have fun shapes and designs that will put a smile on your face every time you see them.

Sunrise Semi Dresden Mug RugTime for Tea Applique Mug RugVintage Flower Mug RugCupcake Mug Rug Pattern

  1. Sunrise Semi Dresden Mug Rug - Make half a Dresden plate for this mug rug, and it will look just like a rising sun.
  2. Time for Tea Applique Mug Rug - Quilt this clever mug rug for a tea lover.
  3. Vintage Flower Mug Rug - Channel quilters of old with this vintage mug rug design.
  4. Walking on Sunshine - This cheery mug rug will really wake you up in the morning!
  5. Cupcake Mug Rug Pattern - A cupcake mug rug makes the perfect birthday gift.

Seasonal Mug Rugs

Make a mug rug for every season with these mug rug patterns. You can change your mug rug for winter, spring, or summer with these tutorials.

Snowman Mug RugSpring Morning Mug RugApril Showers Mug RugCute Frog Mug Rug

  1. Snowman Mug Rug - An AccuQuilt fabric cutter makes quick work of this applique mug rug.
  2. Spring Morning Mug Rug - Birds and flowers will have you thinking of spring, even if there's still snow on the ground.
  3. April Showers Mug Rug - The clever patchwork design of this mug rug is perfect for April.
  4. Cute Frog Mug Rug - A playful frog mug rug makes a cheerful decoration for summer months.
  5. Flower and Butterfly Mug Rug - Butterfly and flower appliques make this mug rug pretty and feminine.

Holiday Mug Rugs

Stitch a mug rug pattern for your favorite holiday. With lovable Valentine's Day patterns and spooky Halloween patterns, you can decorate your desk for the holidays.

Ruffled Mug Rug ValentineCandy Corn Mug RugCross Your Heart Mug RugGhostly Pumpkin Mug Rug

  1. Ruffled Mug Rug Valentine - A heart-shaped, ruffle-trimmed mug rug makes Valentine's Day feel extra special.
  2. Candy Corn Mug Rug - A simple candy corn applique dresses up a plain black mug rug.
  3. Cross Your Heart Mug Rug - The clever patchwork pattern in this mug rug makes a visual Valentine's Day pun!
  4. Ghostly Pumpkin Mug Rug - Cut your mug rug in the shape of a pumpkin for a festive mug rug.


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Thank you for explaining the reason for mug rugs! I've seen patterns and pictures and wondered what's the difference between this and a coaster or this and a placemat..they are in between! I'll probably give this a try soon!


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