Stitched Shamrocks

Materials

  • Kunin Felt: Pirate Green, Apple Green, Pumpkin, White
  • Embroidery floss: white, gold
  • Rickrack: green, gold
  • Aleene’s Ok To Wash-It Glue

Tools

  • Large-eye sewing needle
  • Scissors
  • Ruler
  • Straight pins

Directions

STEP 1

  • Print and cut out patterns. Transfer shamrock onto felt; cut out. For each coaster, measure and cut 3” and 5” circles from felt.

STEP 2

  • Use straight pins to pin shamrock on center of coaster. Use sewing needle and floss to sew shamrock on center of smaller circler. Knot ends.

STEP 3

  • Use straight pins to pin smaller circle on larger circle. Use sewing needle and floss to sew smaller circle on larger circle. Knot ends.

STEP 4

  • Glue green or gold rickrack around coaster edges. Let dry.

STEP 5

  • Use sewing needle and floss to blanket stitch edges of coaster. To blanket stitch, start by sewing on top of coaster, pull thread around edge, and come under coaster. Repeat around entire coaster. Knot ends.

Tip

  • 1. Instead of sewing, glue shamrock and smaller circle on larger circle.
by Helen Rafson

Patterns

http://dd4t7shsv7606.cloudfront.net/patterns/2656/3bbc05ac-2c65-4fe9-bc33-8c5f96c257ff.pdf



Stitched Shamrocks
Stitched Shamrocks