Wine Coasters Tutorial
When my husband and I were on our mini-kid-free vacation in Reno, I ran across some adorable handmade wine coasters… and immediately thought, “I can do that!” Well, I finally had time to make them today! And I thought you might like to learn how to make this simple gift at home!
My mother’s birthday is this month, so I decided to make her a set of 4 wine coasters.
What you will need:
- sewing machine
- scrap material (I used fleece fabric)
- thick paper/card stock
- wine glass
Step 1: You need to make your template. Take your wine glass and set it onto the card stock. Use the Sharpie to draw a circle around the base of your glass.
Step 2: Cut out your template (NOTE: You will want to add about 1/4 of an inch to the template OR to the material when cutting to allow for your stitching).
Step 3: Cut out 4 circles per coaster. (NOTE: I wanted to make 4 different wine coasters, so I cut 16 circles. HOWEVER, you will want to start off and only make one to make sure your coaster fits properly.)
Step 4: You will need to decide which fabric will be your flaps (this will be the material that will show up over the wine glass base). Fold the circle in half with print facing outward. Place the half circle onto the circle that will be your bottom of the coaster. Fold the second circle and place on the other side. You should NOT be able to see the bottom circle.
Step 5: Use the last circle and place onto top. Pin the circles together so they don’t move when you sew.
Step 6: You can hand stitch, but I recommend using your sewing machine. Sew around the edge (make sure to capture all of the material). Leave at least a 1 inch opening (so you can turn the coaster right-side-out).
Step 7: Turn the coaster right-side-out. You may need to use a pen to push the material through.
Step 8: Check your flaps and decide which side looks the best. Then flip the “bad side” out so you can sew it. Pinch the un-sewn material and stitch together (either by hand or machine). Then flip back to the “good side.”
Step 9: Slide the wine coaster onto the base of your wine glass to check the fit. If you like the fit, then repeat steps 1-8 to make your next 3 coasters.
Step 10: Wrap them up as a gift in sets of 4… or keep for yourself!
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