Dear Dad :: Best Dad Ever Mug Rug

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This fab little mug rug marks the last in our Dear Dad… series. It’s another quick one and it’s perfect to make with your kids for dad before Father’s Day tomorrow. It was designed by Alexandra Henry and stitched by her 12-year-old granddaughter, Charlene. We love that it uses Lutradur®, which can be purchased in a convenient packaged form at your local Jo-Ann Fabric & Craft Store or online.

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Best Dad Ever Mug Rug
What dad would not be proud to receive this for Father’s Day? Use Lutradur® to make this quick and easy mug rug for the special dad in your life. This is an excellent and fun project for children and mothers to make together. Finished mug rug is 8” x 10”. Sample was made by Charlene Allison, age 12.

Materials List
— One 8-1/2″ square light cotton fabric for background
— Eight 1-1/2″ x 2-1/2″ rectangles of various bright colored fabric
— One 8-1/2″ x 10-1/2″ rectangle cotton fabric for the backing
— One 8-1/2″ x 10-1/2″ rectangle Legacy™ by Pellon® 100% White Cotton Batting
— One 8-1/2″ square Pellon® Lutradur® 100g
— One 8-1/2″ square Pellon® 805 Wonder-Under®
— Thread
— Various colors Fabrico® fabric pens

Tools List
— Sewing Machine & Related Supplies
— Rotary Cutter & Related Supplies (children should be supervised)

For a free downloadable pdf of this pattern, visit the project page here. We’d love to see what you make, so be sure to post a photo on our Facebook page OR share with our ‘Made with Pellon®‘ flickr group!

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About Alexandra:
Alexandra Henry is an award winning needle artist. She has been an avid quilter and needle artist since childhood. Her first quilt, made when she was 5 years old, was a crazy quilt. She also paints watercolors, portraits and pen and ink drawings. Alexandra designed needlework, including pulled thread and hardangar designs for many years before she started producing her own quilt patterns and books. She incorporates needlework in many of her quilt designs. Alexandra uses many Pellon® products, including fusible interfacing for clothing, Wonder-Web® and Wonder-Under® for applique, tear-away and fusible stabilizers for machine embroidery and Legacy™ by Pellon® Batting for quilts. She loves the quality, ease of use, and flexibility of Pellon® products.

Alexandra started teaching needlework and quilting while in her twenties and has taught classes all over the country. She is currently teaching at the local quilt shop in her community.

She now enjoys passing along all that she has learned to her talented granddaughter, Charlene. Charlene is developing her sewing & quilting skills and will be a strong voice for the next generation of quilters!

Find Alexandra online:
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