I wanted to share with you a couple of Mug Rugs I made for my lunch buddies, Ruth and Rhea. We get together every month for lunch and chatter at the local Ice Creamery. (Is it any wonder I can't lose weight?) Rhea always brings special gifts for us, so I thought I would surprise her this time with something I made.
These were so fun any easy. With a fine-tipped permanent black marker I drew a simple cartoon caricature of Ruth and Rhea, then colored them in with crayons. To set the colors, I put wax paper over the colored drawing and ironed it on medium-high heat. Next I added a square scrap of fabric to the left side of the drawing. After a tiny bit of quilting, I added batting, a backing and bound it. Voila!
I think these little mug rugs are so much fun to make. They're a quick project that's sure to catch a smile.