A few weeks ago, we made these mug rugs in the craft group, using a pattern from another group. The pattern came with instructions on hemming the round part of the rug, the part that forms the back of the mug rug and is folded over to the front. I used the same method to hem the milk jug cover yesterday.
Sew a running stitch right round, close to the edge of the fabric. Put a circle of paper in the centre and then pull the running stitch up so that the fabric gathers around the paper:
Press it and then remove the paper:
Aha. I remember struggling to hem the milk jug covers neatly when I made them in 2013. (See previous post for links) I sewed beads onto the hem to hold it down, and then trimmed the hem.
With the addition of the Endrucks-derived hearts, the milk jug cover is complete: