Halloween is a time of spooks, treats, and creative crafts. If you’re looking to add a touch of handmade charm to your Halloween décor, then the Halloween Applique Coaster Sewing Tutorial by Nancy Zieman Productions is just the ticket. This tutorial guides you through the process of making reversible palette coasters adorned with spooky-fun Halloween appliques.
The coasters are designed to be reversible, featuring an envelope back and a front flat surface that serves as the perfect canvas for showcasing seasonal appliques. The reverse side is cleverly designed to wrap around the base of a stemmed glass, making it a versatile addition to your Halloween table setting. The coasters measure approximately 4-1/2″ x 4-1/2″, making them the perfect size for mugs or glasses.
The tutorial is incredibly detailed, offering step-by-step instructions, a list of supplies, and even a free printable pattern for the Halloween appliques. It covers everything from preparing the fabric, cutting squares for the coaster fronts and backs, to applying the appliques and sewing it all together. The guide also provides tips on using various tools like Clover’s Point 2 Point Turner and Straight Tailor’s Awl/Stiletto, ensuring a smooth sewing experience.
What sets this tutorial apart is its focus on applique techniques. You’ll learn how to trace your desired applique designs onto Wonder-Under paper-backed fusible web, how to apply them to your fabric, and how to stitch around the edges for a polished look. The tutorial even offers the option to layer multiple applique elements for multi-color designs.
So, if you’re looking to stitch some Halloween magic into your home, this tutorial is a must-try. It’s not just a sewing project; it’s a celebration of the season, offering a crafty way to bring the Halloween spirit into your home.