Boxed Mug Rug Gift Set

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The idea for this fabric box came from this site.

Of course, I changed it up a bit. Made it larger and rectangular instead of square. Also loaded up on Pellon to make it sturdier. I ironed on interfacing on top and bottom and also sewed in a piece of really heavy Pellon on the bottom.

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And added a removable carrying handle. I LOVE the SnapSetter. So easy to use. A few pounds with the hammer and the snaps attach quickly and smoothly. It is one of my favorite gadgets.

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The mug rugs, four of them, fit inside the box.

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I made them with 2″ squares. Quilting was simple diagonal lines.

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I am just about finished with a second set. Just need to tack the sides down to the fabric box and add the handle.

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They were easy to make. Just time consuming. A lot of pressing. And my ironing board is in another room. Lots of walking.

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I am going to make several more sets. Getting things together for my Christmas craft shows. Will make perfect gifts.


6 comments on “Boxed Mug Rug Gift Set

  1. Michelle says:

    Oh this is adorable!! I could totally see this being a great Christmas present.

    • don_mae says:

      Thank you, Michelle!!

      I am working on a set using the colors in a coffee mug as my inspiration. Once I have the right shade of blue, I’ll get started.

  2. Tanya says:

    I love the warm fall colors and the basket idea for this project. It will make a nice gift for someone!

    • don_mae says:

      Thanks, Tanya!! I am putting the finish touches on the 2nd set today. I have been sorting through my scraps. Think I will use up some of them for my next project.

      Hope you are well and macraming!!

  3. Pearlie says:

    This is very beautiful! 🙂 Especially love the little white patches in the middle..

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