Fabric

Hankie Coasters

By  Rebekah Meier 

If you have a collection of pretty hankies just sitting in a drawer, showcase them by creating these darling coasters.

  • Hankie Coasters
  • Closeup View

Materials

  • National Nonwovens Wool Felt: Cream, colors of choice
  • Buttons, assorted

Tools

  • Sewing machine and matching thread
  • Iron and pressing surface
  • The Warm Co. Steam-A-Seam2
  • Pinking shears
  • Beacon Adhesives Fabri-Tac Permanent Adhesive

Basic Supplies

  • scissors, ruler
  • 1. Cut 4-1/2" square from each hankie. Follow manufacturer's instructions to apply Steam-A-Seam2 to wrong side of each hankie square. Remove backing from each square.
  • 2. Place hankie wrong side down onto cream felt and use iron to fuse in place. Using pinking shears, carefully trim around each felt/hankie square.
  • 3. Machine-sew zigzag stitch 1/8" from edge of hankie.
  • 4. Adhere cream felt/hankie to another coordinating wool felt color. Use pinking shears to trim around edges, leaving 1/8" border.
  • 5. Adhere buttons to coaster.