A wonky star because it's all the rage. I added the border down the right side because I HATE wasting fabric. Look it totally matches. :)
The quilting was a new experiment for me. This totally adds to the effect of a quilt or a mug rug. This is yet another reason why I haven't finished many quilts. It's the commitment of it all. I didn't feel comfortable using a colored thread and I couldn't bring myself to handstiching. . so I tried this.
The back are the cute cups I purchased for something just like this. I have more of this and other 'coffee' stuff just waiting for mug rugs!
The binding is something else. I used Very Kerry Berry's Single Binding Tutorial . And look it totally worked. Not only did it work but I HANDSTITCHED the binding on. . eep! I'm a rockstar!
I know that it's not perfect but it's so perfect to me and I hope my partner adores it too. For being my first mug rug ever - I'm proud!