Go Back  Quiltingboard Forums > Tutorials
Fan mug rug >

Fan mug rug

Fan mug rug

Old 10-30-2011, 01:25 PM
  #1  
Super Member
Thread Starter
 
kwhite's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: North East USA
Posts: 4,949
Default

This is the tute for the fan mug rug.

Finished result
[ATTACH=CONFIG]279504[/ATTACH]

Start with wedges. These are 9 Degree, but any will work
[ATTACH=CONFIG]279505[/ATTACH]

Fold the top in half and sew across.
[ATTACH=CONFIG]279506[/ATTACH]

Turn them inside out and iron. Make sure the seam is in the middle.
[ATTACH=CONFIG]279507[/ATTACH]

I opened my seams inside of the point.
[ATTACH=CONFIG]279508[/ATTACH]

Obviously wrong for example only.
[ATTACH=CONFIG]279509[/ATTACH]

Sew together matching the points.
[ATTACH=CONFIG]279512[/ATTACH]

Sew the pairs into foursies. I open my seams.
[ATTACH=CONFIG]279513[/ATTACH]

Finally fours in to eights. There ate two fans here.
[ATTACH=CONFIG]279516[/ATTACH]

Then I used my circle cutter to determine the circle I needed was 8 inches. then cut the circle into fourths.
[ATTACH=CONFIG]279518[/ATTACH]

You can do your curved seam in one of two ways. This is easeing it in.
[ATTACH=CONFIG]279520[/ATTACH]

Resulting in this.
[ATTACH=CONFIG]279522[/ATTACH]

OR... you can face your 1/4 circle with a light fabric and turn it.
[ATTACH=CONFIG]279523[/ATTACH]

Sewing the 1/4 circle to the facing.
[ATTACH=CONFIG]279524[/ATTACH]

Clip the curve and turn.
[ATTACH=CONFIG]279525[/ATTACH]

Top stitch the 1/4 circle to the bottom of the fan.
[ATTACH=CONFIG]279526[/ATTACH]

Resulting in this.
[ATTACH=CONFIG]279527[/ATTACH]

Cut your back and batting. I turned the curved edge of the back over the top of the batting then pinned it to the fan just below the valleys of the points.
[ATTACH=CONFIG]279528[/ATTACH]

Here you can see the points above the backing and batting.
[ATTACH=CONFIG]279529[/ATTACH]

Choose your quilting pattern and quilt as desired.
[ATTACH=CONFIG]279533[/ATTACH]

The point side is finished and you only have to bind the two straight sides turning the ends under on the points. Enjoy!!!
[ATTACH=CONFIG]279538[/ATTACH]
Attached Thumbnails attachment-279451.jpe   attachment-279452.jpe   attachment-279453.jpe   attachment-279454.jpe   attachment-279455.jpe  

attachment-279456.jpe   attachment-279459.jpe   attachment-279460.jpe   attachment-279463.jpe   attachment-279465.jpe  

attachment-279467.jpe   attachment-279469.jpe   attachment-279470.jpe   attachment-279471.jpe   attachment-279472.jpe  

attachment-279473.jpe   attachment-279474.jpe   attachment-279475.jpe   attachment-279476.jpe   attachment-279480.jpe  

attachment-279485.jpe  
kwhite is offline  
Old 10-30-2011, 02:27 PM
  #2  
Senior Member
 
littleone's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2009
Location: Some place where the wheat grows.
Posts: 996
Default

Wow, great tut, would like to give this a try but don't have a circle cutter, so how do I measure to determine the size circle required? Not to bright in figuring these things out.
littleone is offline  
Old 10-30-2011, 02:32 PM
  #3  
Super Member
 
Vivian Ketron's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: Mo
Posts: 2,968
Default

Great tute. Beautiful mug rug.
Vivian Ketron is offline  
Old 10-30-2011, 02:37 PM
  #4  
Super Member
Thread Starter
 
kwhite's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: North East USA
Posts: 4,949
Default

Originally Posted by littleone
Wow, great tut, would like to give this a try but don't have a circle cutter, so how do I measure to determine the size circle required? Not to bright in figuring these things out.
You can use a compass or just take the curve of the bottom of the fan and add 1/2 inch to it.
kwhite is offline  
Old 10-30-2011, 02:43 PM
  #5  
Super Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2010
Location: IL
Posts: 2,671
Default

Very cool project/tutorial and yours is gorgeous! Fabulous colors and exquisite quilting!
Maia B is offline  
Old 10-30-2011, 02:48 PM
  #6  
Power Poster
 
QuiltnNan's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: western NY formerly MN, FL, NC, SC
Posts: 51,432
Default

that is very pretty!!! thanks for taking the time to do the tut.
QuiltnNan is offline  
Old 10-30-2011, 02:58 PM
  #7  
Super Member
 
jeaninmaine's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Maine, Where else!
Posts: 1,526
Default

Love it, this also gives us something to practice FMQ on. Thank you for the great tutorial.
jeaninmaine is offline  
Old 10-30-2011, 02:59 PM
  #8  
Super Member
Thread Starter
 
kwhite's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: North East USA
Posts: 4,949
Default

Yes a mug rug is a great way to practice new FMQ designs.
kwhite is offline  
Old 10-30-2011, 04:01 PM
  #9  
Super Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2010
Location: Elmira, NY
Posts: 6,113
Default

Excellent tutorial! Thank you so much! I love your mug rug!
wolfkitty is offline  
Old 10-30-2011, 04:07 PM
  #10  
Power Poster
 
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: Ontario, Canada
Posts: 41,472
Default

Sew pretty! Good job on both the mug rug and the tutorial.
Tartan is offline  
Related Topics
Thread
Thread Starter
Forum
Replies
Last Post
craftybear
Links and Resources
7
05-13-2011 10:22 PM
craftybear
Links and Resources
7
05-01-2011 11:50 PM
zzzGP
Pictures
18
12-15-2010 10:01 PM

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


FREE Quilting Newsletter