Handmade Mug Rug, Coffee Coaster, Musical Notes Coaster, Music Fiber Art, Musical Embroidery Art, Drink Coaster

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Preparation takes 1-3 business days
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Made in Albany, New York

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Musical Notes Coaster, Music Fiber Art, Musical Embroidery Art, Drink Coaster

Just the thing for the music teacher!

I have been making my own mug rugs for many years. Giving them as gifts and using them myself.
Recently I decided to try them out on Etsy. As a rule, I do not make or sell anything from anyone else’s patterns but my own. As I am finding out, there are no hard and fast rules for penny rugs and such.
So I did a bit of research, learning that penny rugs were made before the civil war using pennies for the templates, and using scraps for the fabric “pennies” so as not to waste anything. Back then you could not afford to waste ANYTHING.
Mostly penny rugs were made from all wool, but at todays prices 100% wool is not always an option.
Since wool felt is so accessible and comes in so many great colors, I see no reason not to “modernize” the penny rug a bit. I love wool felt and all of my doll ornaments are made with wool felt. Mostly obtained here on Etsy from Kathy at Woolhearts. https://www.etsy.com/shop/woolhearts (give her a look :)
I use 100% wool whenever I can get it, but I jealously guard my stash. But I would love to custom make a mug for you using all wool (gives me the excuse to dig in to the stash ;)
So all of this very wordy description boils down to this – I have designed my own pattern for a mug rug. While this particular pattern is mine, the concept for the mug rug certainly is not. Mug rugs are fun and make the best teacher gifts, and teachers love them! They are also great for your student who is away from home and wants a personal touch.
Ideas for mug rugs: apples, pears, music notes, art palettes, football, basketball, baseball, geometric, the four seasons, pumpkins, cats, Christmas trees, Santa Claus, the list goes on 
The mug rugs are 4 ½” tall and 9” wide and handmade entirely by me from wool felt. Please spot clean only.
This mug rug is ready to ship!


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Generally I ship in stock items within one day. Unless it is a MADE TO ORDER piece, then please allow 7-10 BUSINESS days,or what the individual listing says. Some items take longer to complete than others. If it can be sooner, I will certainly let you know. I have tried to keep all of my shipping rates as low as I can.


I accept PAYPAL and as of May 7, 2012 I have direct payment on ETSY. I would appreciate payment within 3 business days. If you have a problem with payment, please contact me and we can work together.

I am also willing to set up custom orders if you need a payment schedule, just convo me and we will work something out.

Returns & exchanges
I gladly accept returns and exchanges
Contact me within: 14 days of delivery
Ship items back within: 30 days of delivery
I don't accept cancellations
But please contact me if you have any problems with your order.
The following items can't be returned or exchanged
Because of the nature of these items, unless they arrive damaged or defective, I can't accept returns for:
  • Custom or personalized orders
  • Perishable products (like food or flowers)
  • Digital downloads
  • Intimate items (for health/hygiene reasons)
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Buyers are responsible for return shipping costs. If the item is not returned in its original condition, the buyer is responsible for any loss in value.
Additional return information
My goal is to make the best quality pieces that I can. If your item is damaged in shipping I will of course, provide a refund. If you leave your doll in the sun for months and the color fades, I am afraid I cannot fix that :) The dolls are all made from fabric and fabric will fade, stain and tear.

I am an extremely accommodating and fair person. Contact me, we will talk, I will do the best that I can to help. I want you to be happy with your doll.

I will accept a return depending upon what the problem is. Again, contact me with your concerns, I am quite sure we can work something out.

Additional policies

Please note that my dolls are not meant for young children nor are they toys. If you'd like a custom doll for a child, convo me, I can make a special doll for a child.