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Easy Sew Felt Hot Air Balloon Coasters

These adorable coasters are perfect for adding a touch of whimsy to your home decor. The pattern includes detailed instructions and templates to help you create your own set of colorful hot air balloon coasters. Whether you're an experienced seamstress or just starting out, this pattern is sure to inspire creativity and bring a smile to your face. These coasters make a great gift for friends and family, or a fun project to tackle on a lazy afternoon. With this sewing pattern, you can bring a bit of the magic of hot air balloons into your home in a practical and stylish way. So why wait? Grab your sewing machine and get ready to stitch up some delightful hot air balloon coasters today!

What you will Need:

  • Brown felt square
  • white felt squares
  • White Embroidery Floss
  • Brown Embroidery Floss
  • Embroidery needle
  • Fabric glue
  • Card Stock

What you will need Balloon

Step 1: Easy Sew Hot Air Balloon Coasters

Print out the pattern and trace it onto card stock. There are two pattern pieces. Cut out both pieces from the card stock. Use the card stock as your pattern.

Step 2: Easy Sew Hot Air Balloon Coasters

Trace the main part of the balloon onto the white felt square using an erasable pen. I used a frixion heat erasable pen. Cut out the white balloon pieces. Cut out the basket pieces from the brown felt.

Trace the balloon shape

Step 3: Easy Sew Hot Air Balloon Coasters

From your two colored felt pieces for the balloon cut four strips that measure 3/4″ x 4″ of each color.

Cut your strips

Step 4: Easy Sew Hot Air Balloon Coasters

Weave the strips together to form a square. Place some fabric glue on the white balloon circle area only. Position the square diagonally on the balloon piece. Cut around the woven square so that it becomes a circle that matches the white balloon shape.

         Weave your strips

Cut the woven circle

Step 5: Easy Sew Hot Air Balloon Coasters

Place the brown basket piece on the white balloon at the bottom as shown and sew it on using the brown embroidery floss. Use running stitch for this step. When you have finished the running stitches continue upwards toward the circle in a long stitch to emulate the ropes of the balloon.

Add the basket

Sew the basket and the ropes

Step 6: Easy Sew Hot Air Balloon Coasters

Sew the woven piece to the white piece using the white embroidery thread using blanket stitch. You have now finished the adorable easy sew hot air balloon coasters.

         Blanket Stitch the circle

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