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25 Free Mug Rug Patterns and Placemat Patterns


Kitchen Crafts25 Free Mug Rug Patterns: How to Make Placemats and How to Make Napkins



It's neither a coaster nor a placemat. Instead, it's a mug rug; a perfectly sized piece of fabric that stands between your coffee cup and your table. If you love quilting or working with fabric scraps, it's time to familiarize yourself with the mug rug. We've put together this collection of free mug rug patterns for you to try. If you're looking for a free quilted mug rug pattern, you're sure to love our selection. Even if you just enjoy just piecing together leftover fabric scraps, the free mug rug patterns in this collection can inspire you to start creating. Quilted mug rug patterns are fun because they won't take you all day to complete but are just as rewarding! Not to mention, once you set a groove, you can make several in one sitting! Handmade gifts, anyone?

If you're more interested in making the traditional placemat, you'll find placemat patterns in this collection as well. For all those summer gatherings coming up, make festive placemats and napkins to complete your tablescape. All of these free placemat patterns will teach you how to make placemats. They're just right for spring, summer or any time of year. Learn how to make placemats you can use for the family dinner table every day, or you can take out for special events. Sewing placemats doesn't have to be too time consuming or boring. Instead, check out these free placemat patterns and you'll see that learning how to sew placemats is simple and fun.

Finally, use our free napkin patterns to learn how to make napkins that match the rest of your kitchen decor. Anyone can learn how to make napkins with the help of these easy to follow tutorials. Learning how to make napkins isn't the hard part - trying to decide how to embellish and creatively alter your projects is more difficult! Check out the free napkin patterns included in this collection to complete dining accessory sewing.


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Free Mug Rug Patterns


If you've been searching for free mug rug patterns, I'm happy to announce your search is over! We've collected a bunch of free mug rug patterns to show you below. Each has step by step instructions and large color photos so learning how to make a mug rug is effortless! Just gather up your favorite fabric scraps and get ready to create! A simple mug rug pattern offers you the solution of avoiding water or liquid stains on your table surfaces. Similar to a placemat, the mug rug is simply a place for your coffee cup and muffin or afternoon snack to sit. Plus it's pretty to look at! As mentioned before, mug rugs make a great gift too. Choose bright, fun fabric and personalize your mug rug pattern to give to someone special. They'll use it every day and think of you!

Hexie Mug Rug TutorialUnder the Umbrella Mug RugScrappy Stack Mug Rug

Hexie Mug Rug Tutorial

Under the Umbrella Mug Rug

Scrappy Stack Mug Rug

Scented Hot Pad

Enjoy more free mug rug patterns that hopefully inspire you to create!

Mug Rug and Applique Heart Pattern    Flag Quilted Mug Rug Pattern  Nautical Mug Rug Applique Template and Tutorial

Mug Rug and Applique Heart Pattern

Flag Quilted Mug Rug Pattern

Grandma's Secret Recipe Pot Holders

Country Kitchen Quilted Pot Holders

Nautical Mug Rug Applique Template and Tutorial


How to Make Placemats

For the more traditional at heart, check out the free placemat patterns we've also included in this collection. With holidays always around the corner, there are going to be parties, parties and more parties. Prepare yourself for all of the hosting by learning how to make placemats that are party ready. Even if you've never sewn before, you can learn how to sew placemats easily. Put your creativity to the test by mixing and matching patterns and colors and creating placemats that are great for your family table. Or, use these placemat patterns to make placemats for a specific event. Either way, these free placemat patterns are here to inspire you!

Charm Pack Placemats   Double Sided Placemat Tutorial    Placemat Tote

Charm Pack Placemats

Double Sided Placemat Tutorial

Placemat Tote

Schoolhouse Chalkboard Placemat

Find additional ways to make placemats from these too-cute tutorials. You'll never be at a loss for conversation with these table top designs.

Reversible Cloth Place Mats and NapkinsDIY Double-Sided PlacematsReady, Set, Eat Placemat

Roses Are Red DIY Placemats

Reversible Cloth Place Mats and Napkins

DIY Double-Sided Placemats

Ready, Set, Eat Placemat

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How to Make Napkins

Learn how to make napkins that are quick and easy. Once you see how simple it is to learn how to make napkins, you'll be using reusable, fabric napkins for every meal! That will definitely bring something to the table and its eco-friendly. With just a few stitches you can make handmade napkins. For beginner sewists, learning how to make napkins is a great place to start.

Red Poppies Flower Tutorial and NapkinsSuper Simple Double-Sided NapkinsPicnic Flatware Rolls

Red Poppies Flower Tutorial

Super Simple Double-Sided Napkins

Picnic Flatware Rolls

Spring Napkins

Learn how to sew napkins that will add tons of design appeal to your table with these free patterns!

Easy Understated Dinner NapkinsPlacemats and Napkins for KidsStash Busting Linen Napkis

Easy Understated Dinner Napkins

Placemats and Napkins for Kids

Stash Busting Linen Napkins


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