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  • How to make a pot holder / pot stand. Star Trek Mug Rug - Step 1
    Step 1

    Gather your supplies.

    You'll need two pieces of fabric for your rug that are approx. the same size. A piece for your pocket and some fusable interfacing.

  • How to make a pot holder / pot stand. Star Trek Mug Rug - Step 2
    Step 2

    Start by pressing your fabric and pressing down all your sides to your pocket.

  • How to make a pot holder / pot stand. Star Trek Mug Rug - Step 3
    Step 3

    Also press your fusable interfacing onto one of your pieces for your rug.

  • How to make a pot holder / pot stand. Star Trek Mug Rug - Step 4
    Step 4

    Top stitch the top of your pocket.

    - Do yourself a favor and make sure your pocket is big enough to fit a package of Earl Grey first. I ended up re-making my pocket because I didn't the first time.

  • How to make a pot holder / pot stand. Star Trek Mug Rug - Step 5
    Step 5

    Once your pocket is the right size, pin and sew it down to one side of your rug.

  • How to make a pot holder / pot stand. Star Trek Mug Rug - Step 6
    Step 6

    Ta-Da!

  • How to make a pot holder / pot stand. Star Trek Mug Rug - Step 7
    Step 7

    Next pull out your embroidery floss and use the back stitch and the satin stitch to embroider your emblem on to the opposite side of your rug.

  • How to make a pot holder / pot stand. Star Trek Mug Rug - Step 8
    Step 8

    Next place the two sides of your rug right sides together and sew around leaving a 3 inch opening to turn right-side out later.

  • How to make a pot holder / pot stand. Star Trek Mug Rug - Step 9
    Step 9

    Trim your corners and turn right side out. Press flat and top stitch all the way around.

  • How to make a pot holder / pot stand. Star Trek Mug Rug - Step 10
    Step 10

    And you're done!

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