Fall Flowers Mug Rug – September Pattern of the Month

fall flowers mug rug

We have come to the end of our Mug Rug of the Month Pattern series. For the last one, I'm sharing these simple, yet pretty fall flowers. Since you are my creative friend, you already know you can swap out the fabrics and turn them into spring flowers. How fun!

I want to thank everyone who has followed along on this fun stitching adventure. I also want to thank Mayra and Deby for this wonderful opportunity for allowing me to share these patterns with you. I've really enjoyed working with So Sew Easy on this to bring you some fun and easy projects. I'll be adding all the links to these tutorials on my website in the very near future so you can find them easily. Be sure to sign up for my VIP Club (on my website HERE) so you don't miss that post or any other fun and fabulous tutorials I share often.

What you will need for one flower mug rug:

  • Small scraps of fabric for appliqués
  • 1/8 yard of light weight paper backed fusible webbing
  • 6 1/2 x 10 inch piece of fabric for background
  • 6 1/2 x 10 inch piece of fusible fleece
  • 7 1/2 x 11 inch piece of fabric for back
  • 2 3/4” x 44” strip of fabric for binding
  • Fray-check (optional: to seal the stitches on the back)
  • Thread to match background fabric and appliqué fabrics
  • Embellishment supplies of your choice

Your pattern page(s) will have a list of the embellishments that were used in the sample, such as wiggle eyes, beads, buttons, fabric paint, ribbon, etc. If you will be using glue for attaching embellishments be sure to use a good quality and washable fabric glue. This is the same for paint, unless the mug rug is used for decoration only, you will need to use a washable fabric paint.

General supplies:

Important tips & general instructions:

**Read tips and instructions thoroughly before beginning.

**Iron your fabrics before starting. If you will be pre-washing your fabrics, do not use a fabric softener. It can prevent your adhesive from sticking when fusing. 100% cotton fabrics work best.

**When printing out your pattern, make sure you do not shrink the document. You will want to print it out at the actual size for your pattern pieces to fit your project. You will find this setting in the window that appears when you choose print. Make sure your little square measures one inch. If it doesn’t they will not fit properly on your mug rug.

Pattern download

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11 Responses to Fall Flowers Mug Rug – September Pattern of the Month

  1. I think I am frustrated because am unable to download any of the free patterns!!!

    • Mayra at So Sew Easy says:

      Hi Evelyn, what seems to be the issue? We do several thousand downloads a day so the system is working fine. Please let me know what issues you seem to be encountering and we’ll try to help.

  2. Anna Lee Dilley says:

    I got the template download but link to directions comes up ” page can’t be found “.

  3. Lyn Dines says:

    How do I download a pdf – I can’t see it anywhere?

  4. Jackie Taxter says:

    Love the colors & the flowers. Thanks so much for these mug rug patterns.

  5. Patricia Johnson says:

    Really appreciate the monthly free mug rug patters! They are nice & as easy or difficult as you want (by detailing or not). Thank you.

  6. Janet says:

    Thank you for the pattern! I alter mug rug patterns for postcards too.

  7. rosemarie says:

    just wanted to say thank you for all the wonderful mug rugs. I love them! directions were very easy to follow.

  8. ginger says:

    where can i find the flower shapes to download that part of the project?

    • Mayra at So Sew Easy says:

      Hi Ginger, the link to the template/pattern download is on the second page of the tutorial. Just click on the link in the orange box.

  9. Sheila Coon says:

    I love your site,you are very good at every thing you do,and thank you for all of your freebies

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