Free Pattern: Mondrian Mug Rugs


Inspired by Piet Mondrian’s Composition C (No.III) with Red, Yellow and Blue (1935)

These artful 4″ mug rugs can be stitched up in a snap using foundation paper piecing.

Using red, yellow, blue, black, and white fabric scraps, these little works of art make a bold statement perfect for morning coffee!

Download the foundation paper piecing patterns here.


The pattern page has two pieces to make (1) 4″ mug rug.

Cut out the two pieces leaving room around the outer line.

Start with the A side and add the fabrics in order from A1 to A10.

Sew the B side adding fabrics in order from B1 to B7.

Sew the two parts together.

Sandwich, quilt if desired, and bind.

Need help with Foundation Paper Piecing? Check out our tutorial.

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Related Posts

Leave a Reply

2 Comment threads
1 Thread replies
Most reacted comment
Hottest comment thread
2 Comment authors
newest oldest most voted
Notify of
Pat L

Is there any binding on the mug rugs? It appears that invisible thread was used to sew the edges.