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Easy Sew Mug Rug With Crochet Border
"Mug rugs are practical and add a handmade touch to your home. Mug rugs make great last-minute gifts for holidays, birthdays, housewarmings, or for anytime for your favorite hot-beverage lover. This tutorial is divided into 3 parts: how to sew an easy mug rug, how to crochet onto fabric, and how to crochet a lovely shell stitch border. Finished Size 6” (15 cm) before adding crochet border; approximately 7.5” (19 cm) square after adding crochet border. Tools Sewing machine. 45 mm Rotary Cutter, Acrylic Ruler, and Cutting Mat OR fabric scissors and marking pen. Pins. US Size G-6/4 mm crochet hook, or size appropriate for your yarn. Embroidery needle with large eye. June Tailor Skip-Cut Rotary Cutter Blade for Wide Spaced Cuts Basic sewing supplies (seam ripper, thread snips, etc.). Materials 100% cotton fabric. NOTE: A half 1/2 yard or fat quarter cut will make several mug hugs. 100% cotton or cotton blend quilt batting. 100% cotton thread in a color that coordinates or contrasts with fabric for sewing machine. King Cole Cottonsoft DK yarn (100% cotton, 3.5 oz/100 g, 229 yd/210 m) – 1 skein in 3459 Magenta, or approximately 20 yd (18.5 m) in any light weight cotton yarn. NOTE: Each skein makes 10-12 mug rug borders."
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