Don’s Den: Gone Fishing 2 ITH mug rug



GONE FISHING 2 is for a 5×7 hoop.  Read and scroll down for supplies.

This is a shaped mug rug finished in satin stitches.

This is a gorgeous mug rug created by Don!  The mug rug is in the shape of a fish and has a silhouette of a peaceful day fishing on a dock!  You can add lettering to make this a personal gift and get creative with your fabric too!


5×7 hoop

batting to fit the hoop

background fabric x2 for the front and back


  1.  hoop WSS
  2. stitch placement line
  3. place batting down
  4. stitch batting down.  trim now or after the back is on
  5. add background fabric, face up.
  6. stitch it down, trim now or after the back goes on.
  7. stitch applique:  placement, place the fabric down, tack down, trim and final stitches
  8. stitch any detail work.
  9. your machine will stop for this color change, and it will be an outline of the shape of the design.  before this step stitches, take your back fabric face down and put it on the back of the hoop.  tape if you need to.
  10. stitch the tack down for the backing.
  11. take the hoop off the machine and carefully trim the back fabric, and batting and fabric if you didn’t do it earlier.
  12. change your bobbin to match the top thread and stitch the satin stitches and decorative stitches.  Done!

1 review for Don’s Den: Gone Fishing 2 ITH mug rug

  1. sharon

    My machine uses dst will OML digitizing software work for me

    • OML Embroidery

      there should be a DST file in every product.

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