I should have used black thread on the mug rug too. I never thought of it as a matched set until they were done. Isn't hindsight wonderful?
I have been making the mug rugs with patchwork that is playtime fun and leftovers from other piecing. Here are 2 drawers still full of pieces to play with.
We woke up to this yesterday morning but it is almost all gone already. It is supposed to be in the 40s for 2 days so it will all be gone.
I use my Studio die cutter several days a week. Last night I cut 6" finished triangles from flannel left over from another quilt.