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22 Marvelous Mug Rug Patterns

Looking for a quick quilting project? Then you'll love these free mug rug patterns!

By: Jessica Nichols, Editor, FaveQuilts.com

Marvelous Mug Rug Patterns

If you've never heard of a mug rug quilting project 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.

Whether you're searching for a seasonal mug rug pattern, a quick holiday quilting project, or an applique mug rug, or a little scrapbuster quilting pattern, we have you covered! Try sewing this Sunrise Semi Dresden Mug Rug for a project that will show off your applique skills. If you would like a summer quilting project, maybe try making this adorable Orange You Glad Mug Rug!

Browse our collection of 22 Marvelous Mug Rug Patterns to get tutorials and inspiration to make your own mug rugs!

Patchwork Mug Rug Patterns

Scrappy Paper Pieced 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!

Applique Mug Rug Patterns

Sunrise Semi Dresden Mug Rug

Use fusible web to make an applique mug rug pattern, and you'll have an applique 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.

Seasonal Mug Rug Patterns

Orange You Glad Mug Rug

Make a mug rug for every time of year with these mug rug patterns. You can change your mug rug for winter, spring, or summer with these seasonal quilting tutorials.

Holiday Mug Rug Patterns

Halloween Triangle Mug Rug

Stitch a mug rug pattern for your favorite holiday. With spooky Halloween quilting patterns and patriotic Fourth of July quilting projects, you can decorate your desk for the holidays.

What's your favorite type of small quilting project? Bags, mug rugs, coasters? Let us know below in the comments!

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I think these would make adorable little wall hangings to match a quilt you have made in the same fabric. I am thinking I Have some leftover fabric from my daughters bed set I made for her. If so, I am making some of these for her wall. These are great for a lot of different uses!

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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