Colorful Felt Coasters (including Free Pattern!)

Colorful Felt Coasters (including Free Pattern!)

felt coasters

 

Supplies:

  • Felt in your choice of colors
  • Embroidery floss and needle
  • (These DMC floss colors are used in the sample project: 151 Very Light Dusty Rose; 720 Dark Orange Spice; 597 Turquoise; 335 Rose; 741 Medium Tangerine; and 307 Lemon.)
  • Fabric marker with disappearing ink
  • 5mm pom poms (optional)
  • Pattern A
  • Pattern B

Directions:

Print, then cut out, patterns.

tile patterns

 

Pin pattern pieces to felt or trace around pieces using a fabric marker.  Cut out the felt designs using sharp scissors.  Also cut two 5×5-inch pieces for the tile background and the tile base.  Pin pieces to the tile background for embroidery.

pin pieces for embroidery

 

Secure loose pieces to the tile background using an overhand stitch.

overhand stitch 1 overhand stitch 2

 

Draw details using the fabric pen and embroider using a basic back stitch.

draw with fabric pen back stitch

 

Outline the main design using a basic back stitch.

outline with back stitch

 

Create a lazy daisy stitch at the center of the tile.

lazy daisy stitch 1 lazy daisy stitch 2

 

Add any additional stitching to the tile that you’d like.  Pin the tile top to the tile base.  Sew together using a blanket stitch.  Attach a tiny pom pom to each of the 4 corners of each coaster if desired.

blanket stitch

 

coaster 3 coaster 1 coaster 1 coaster 4

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Lee Ann Lilly

Lee Ann is a mixed media hobbyist who enjoys using her Cricut machine for art projects as well as decorations for her home and garden. She's a new empty-nester with 2 adult daughters. Now she and her husband are free to embark on that US pizza eating tour they always talked about. Lee Ann provides IT support to Craft-e-Corner.

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1 comment

Thank you, they are lovely and I would like to use them in my needlework class at an SID school.

Martha Loots

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