How To Make A Hexie Flower EPP Mug Rug
Gather your supplies.
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Lay your foam stabiliser with fusible side facing UP and fuse the hexie flower to it with a hot iron
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Lay backing fabric hexagon RIGHT SIDE DOWN and place foam hexie flower in the centre
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Fold the raw edge of backing fabric hexagon over to meet foam hexie flower. Finger press to crease
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Apply basting glue to folded edge and fold over again onto the foam hexie flower. Pin to secure
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Repeat this process for the opposite side
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Work around all the sides; folding, gluing and pinning until all sides are done. Leave glue to dry
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Once basting glue has dried, remove all your pins
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Insert threaded needle into foam hexie flower and bring out on the edge of the folded backing fabric
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Hide thread tail under folded edge. Take another stitch through the foam hexie and folded edge only.
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Continue taking stitches through the foam hexie flower and folded edge only
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Stitch all the way around the hexagon to secure the folded backing fabric.
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Well done! Now pop the kettle on and use your new mug rug ☕️
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Optional: add some big stitch quilting detail using perle thread
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Finished mug rug with big stitch quilting detail
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