I digress. From Erin's post, I did find my way to this mug rug tutorial at a I'm Just a guy who quilts. I thought it was striking so I had a search through my (very small) stash, and found some material I bought many moons ago when I had a go at crazy patchwork. And here's what I made
It's a bit wrinkly here and there but there again, so am I. And it was good practice for straight lines and accurate seams - some are better than others. I'll definitely have a go at a few more.
I'm happy to call mine a mug rug. I know some of you have a problem with that but to be honest I'm not really sure why. It's got to be something rude!