How to make felt coffee cosies

We couldn’t resist sharing this tutorial with you from our namesake, ‘Molly’s Sketchbook’ on The Purl Bee.

How to make felt coffee cosies | Detail | via molliemakes.comHow to make felt coffee cosies | felt | via molliemakes.com

You will need:

To make 16 felt cosies:

• One fuscia felt bundle – available from Purl Soho or choose some colours from your local haberdashery
• 100% cotton thread
• Template
• Pins and a pencil

How to make felt coffee cosies | Cutting | via molliemakes.com

Step 1: This is a perfect project to do in an assembly line manner instead of making them each one by one. To start the assembly cut two templates out of each piece of felt.

How to make felt coffee cosies | Pinning | via molliemakes.com

Step 2: Fold each piece in half widthwise and pin them together along their short sides.

How to make felt coffee cosies | Piecing | via molliemakes.com

Step 3: Using a zig zag stitch with a 1/4-inch seam allowance sew the pinned edges one after another without lifting up the sewing machine foot. (This technique is called chain piecing.)

How to make felt coffee cosies 3 | via molliemakes.com

Step 4: Once all of them are sewn cut them apart from one another and trim off any extra threads.

How to make felt coffee cosies 1 | via molliemakes.com

Now you’re all done and ready to share!

Thanks for the tutorial Molly 😉