I love mug rugs! I use them everyday, and I love making them, so I just had to create a set of patriotic mug rugs since Memorial Day and Independence Day are just around the corner. For this mug rug, I used fabric scraps left over from my daughter's Patriotic Patchwork Wrap Dress. Anyhoo, I've been seeing a lot of Dresden plates, so I finally decided to give it a try. I made a trip to Joann's to buy an acrylic Dresden tool, and I ended up buying a bunch of other things including fabric to add to my already pretty large stash.
This was my first time quilting with zig zag lines.
The front sides of the mug rugs are just a little bit different. I used starry fabric for the half circle on this one and....
I'm ready for my coffee! I drink coffee just about everyday. This Marilyn Monroe mug is my favorite mug, and I love hazel nut and vanilla flavored coffee.