40+ Free Mug Rug Patterns


40+ Free Mug Rug Patterns

Looking for an easy scrapbusting project? Then these awesome mug rug patterns are exactly what you need!


40 Free Mug Rug Patterns

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 40+ 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 selections.

Even if you just enjoy just piecing together leftover fabric scraps, the 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 they're just as rewarding! Not to mention, once you get in 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. They're just right for spring, summer, or any time of year.

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.

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PLUS! Become an expert in no time by learning How to Prep a Quilted Mug Rug with this video tutorial from our friend Mary Beth Temple. Once you're finished with this part, learn how to seam bind your mug rug here. Just click play on the video below to watch.

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 that 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 great gifts, 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!

Placemat Patterns

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 the hosting by learning how to make placemats that are party-ready. Put your creativity to the test by mixing and matching patterns and colors to create placemats that are great for your family table or for a specific event. Either way, these free placemat patterns are here to inspire you!

Learn how to make placemats you can use for the family dinner table every day or that you can take out for special events. Sewing placemats doesn't have to be time consuming or boring. Instead, check out our additional free placemat patterns, and you'll see that learning how to sew placemats is simple and fun.

BONUS! Napkin Sewing Patterns

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 it's 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.

Making the 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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Leave a comment...I like making mugrugs, they are just right to make for any occation. When I first saw mugrug patterns I was in sewing heaven.bquinn1234@gmail.com

Leave I have registered and re registered but I cannot download the art deco mug rug with sleeve. Can you email it to asalanti@gmail.com? please???

What a great little nook. I have tons of material left over from linings I put in my crochet purses. I hung on to them, because you never know when or where you will find a use for them. I just found a snoot full as my mom use to say. Thank you.

My favorite is the scrappy stack mug rug, looks great, easy and quick tod, clears out alot of little scaps.

Happy cup mug rug pattern. Thanks for all the ideas and patterns.

Happy cup mug rug. Thanks for all the ideas and patterns

RE Hexie Mug Rug Tutorial,, seems the link is broken as I can't seem to find the tutorial internet site,,any suggestions??

Love to make mug rugs, uses up lots of little scraps. try not to throw anything away

I like all of the mug rug patterns. They are simple to make and you can use up a lot of your scraps making them. I am partial to the snowman one though since I like snowmen! Thank you very much for sharing your ideas and patterns!

I am intimidated by binding, so I have not done one yet, but I really like the heart applique project

I like them ALL.....I match a pattern to the size and quantity of scraps left from other projects...I always hate to trash the scraps...This is the perfect answer....Thank you...!!

I have been wanting to make some mug rugs for a couple of years, but had do many other projects working I didn't have the time. Also, I didn't have a need for personal use, but I can see some awesome gifts here.

No I do not have a favorite mug rug. But I will definitely be making some of these.

Love cats, so my fav would be a feline one

I can't say that I have a favorite mug rug pattern (yet) but I DO have a favorite mug rug. I found it years ago and is filled with cinnamon and (I think) sand. It's heavy enough to stay in place and smells Oh so wonderful when you put a warm mug on it!

Thanks for the ideas - can't wait to make some for Christmas gifts!

These are such cute ideas. I will have to try making some. Thanks for this blog.

My favorite mug rug isn't really a mug rug It's Grandma's Secret Recipe Pot Holders. I plan to turn the pot holder into a mug rug.

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Granddaughters love rainbows!

I like the sailboat and lighthouse mug rug -

The nautical mug rug is my favorite.

I just love this site!

I like the flag mug rug, but if I had to choose from all the above patterns, I would choose the schoolhouse chalkboard place mat. Wouldn't the kids have fun with that!

I like the scented hot pad mug rug.

I really like the nautical- themed one!

I absolutely adore the Happy cup mug rug design. I am making this for Christmas gifts. My sisters will love receiving them as we are all avid coffee drinkers! Thanks for the design pattern! :)

Love this Nautical mug rug!

Mug rugs were pretty popular for awhil in the late 1980s,early 90s. Many of them had spices sewn into them, so that when you put a hot cup on them, it released the aroma. I had one that had cinnamon in it, but the smell always made me hungry when I used it, lol! Judy L

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