Wouldn’t it look pretty if a mug rug coaster was shaped like a maple leaf? When that idea popped into my head, I searched the internet for a pattern and could not find one. So I told myself “Lara, Step Away From the Computer”, went for a walk outside in the sunshine, got a real maple leaf and made up my own pattern. I found some fabrics that would hide stains and wash up well and then made up a few maple leaf mug rugs for our family room. My DH even said he loves them!
So I am now posting this for anyone else who would also like to make them. Seems like an Autumn-y thing to do. If any of you do make one, I would LOVE to see your pictures and see how they come out in different fabrics.
Please bear with me while I post the directions and pictures, as I’m going to post them one step at a time to keep them in the right order.
A Mug Shot
click here for the pdf version Maple Leaf Mug Rugs - Pictorial Tutorial & Pattern