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Machine-Embroidered Felt Coasters

Machine-Embroidered Felt Coasters

Photography: Catherine Gratwicke

Source: Martha Stewart

Introduction

You only need tiny bits of fabric and some colorful thread to make these machine-embroidered coasters, which make lovely housewarming and hostess gifts. Simply machine embroider squares of wool felt to make straight and zigzag designs; both stitches are standard on any sewing machine.

materials

  • Basic sewing supplies

  • Sewing machine

  • Wool felt in one or more colors, cut into 5-inch squares

  • Ruler

  • Disappearing-ink pen

steps

  1. On each square of felt, use a disappearing-ink fabric pen and ruler to mark a design in a grid.

  2. Machine-stitch along the markings, one row at a time.

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