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Felt Coffee-Cup Sleeve

Martha Stewart Living, February 2013

A reusable coffee-cup sleeve will protect fingers from piping-hot joe -- and the environment from yet another discarded cardboard java jacket.

Tools and Materials

Fabric scissors and pinking shears
Sewing machine and sewing supplies
Craft glue

Download the template. Cut felt with fabric scissors, wrap it around a coffee cup, pin in place, and slide cup out. Machine-sew closed; trim seam with pinking shears, leaving 1/4-inch excess. Cut out hearts with scissors; glue to sleeve.

Wool felt, in bright pink, dark orange, fuchsia, and ecru, 18" by 18", $9.50,

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