English Paper Piecing (EPP) is gaining traction as part of the slow stitch movement, but making a full-size EPP quilt is a long-term commitment. Thinking of an introduction to EPP, but not ready for a big relationship? For a weekend project that will teach you the basics of EPP and that you can use every day, start with how to make an English Paper Pieced mug rug. This project starts with traditional hand piecing that you can take with you anywhere, then finishes on the machine for quilting and a simple edge treatment. You might just fall in love!
Here is how to make an English Paper Pieced Mug Rug.
Try different fabric combinations that will make you smile with your first cuppa in the morning, or just to enjoy on the table next to you while you read or do some handwork.
Browse through more English Paper Pieced projects and inspiration on Create Whimsy.
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