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How to Make Fall Acorn Coasters

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Inside: How to Make Fall Acorn Coasters

Sometimes all you need is an easy project that adds a taste of Fall into your home. And that’s exactly what these adorable acorn coasters are designed to do.

It’s a super easy project that you can complete in an afternoon. And, it uses up those leftovers like fabric and batting scraps. So, pull out those fall-colored scraps and let’s get started!

How to Make Fall Acorn Coasters

How to Make Fall Acorn Coasters

Supplies:

  • 1/2 Yard of an Orangey Fall-colored fabric {or fat quarter}
  • 1/2 Yard of a Brownish Fall-colored fabric {or fat quarter}
  • 1/4 Yard of Quilt Batting
  • Thread
How to Make Fall Acorn Coasters

Step 1: Download FREE Template

Download and print the Adorable Acorn template. Just click the image below and you’ll be able to snag the template for FREE in my Shop.

Fall Acorn Coaster Tutorial

Print and trim the design.

How to Make Fall Acorn Coasters

Step 2: Cut Out Fabrics

Out of the orangey fabric cut out 2 acorn bottoms.

Out of the browish fabric cut 2 acorn tops.

How to Make Fall Acorn Coasters

Out of the batting cut out 1 acorn top and 1 acorn bottom.


Step 3: Make Acorn Bottom

Place acorn bottoms right side together. Then lay the batting against the wrong side of one of the acorn bottoms.

How to Make Fall Acorn Coasters

Step 4: Finish Acorn Bottom

Using a 1/4” seam allowance, stitch sides together and leave the top open for turning.

Turn acorn bottom right side out and press. Set aside.

How to Make Fall Acorn Coasters

Step 5: Trim Batting in Acorn Top

How to Make Fall Acorn Coasters

In order for the acorn top batting to fit better you will need to trim off the batting stem at the top and trim away batting 1/4” from the bottom. Note: This is the only place you trim away the stem.


Step 6: Sewing Acorn Top

Using the same method from Step 3, place acorn tops right sides together. Then lay the batting against one of the wrong sides of the acorn tops.

The batting will be 1/4” shorter. This is where you will begin the stitching. Stitch the sides and top, but leave the bottom open for turning.

How to Make Fall Acorn Coasters

Step 7: Assembling the Acorn Coaster

Turn acorn top right side out. Press under the raw edges on the bottom.

How to Make Fall Acorn Coasters

Place the acorn top over the acorn bottom. Pin to hold.


Step 8: Finishing the Acorn Coaster

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Now for the fun part! Look through your sewing machine’s decorative stitches. Choose one that can swing from side to side, such as a zigzag.

You want to be able to catch both fabrics when attaching. Stitch the acorn top to acorn bottom. Topstitch if desired.

Pro Tip: Using a fabric glue pen can keep this from shifting while you sew. Also, a Walking Foot is another tool to keep the two pieces aligned.

How to Make Fall Acorn Coasters

Wasn’t that fun and easy! Now repeat until you have whole house full of acorn coasters.

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How to Make Fall Acorn Coasters

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29 Comments

  1. Sorry, I just left a comment then deleted it because I was accidentally signed in under my husbands account but I LOVE these acorn coasters so much! They are too cute thanks so much for sharing such a wonderful tutorial! Have a great weekend!,

    -Kayla 🙂

  2. These are too cute! I need to go raid my fabric stash when I get home to see if I can make some. Love them! Thanks for the tutorial and template.

  3. You are a featured favorite this week on Saturday Show & Tell on Cheerios and Lattes! Thanks for sharing this last week, we can’t wait to see what you’ll share this week! Have a great weekend!
    Mackenzie 🙂

  4. Those are adorable! I KNOW I have fabric I can use to make these…I think we might end up with acorn coasters in our house this fall!

    Stopping by from Wine’d Down Wednesday:)

  5. Just saw this craft for the fall…. and the template is gone.
    Looking forward to your new posts.

  6. I just ran across this pattern today for the acorn coasters. I can’t seem to be able to download the pattern. I am really interested in making some of these, however the site that the link takes me to has me sign up, but IF I did get it downloaded, I sure can not figure up how to view the pattern or even print it out to use. Please email me the pattern so I can make these adorable coasters.

    Thank you.

  7. These acorn coasters would make cute gifts. I bet I could use extra batting and use them as potholders too. You could also make a smaller one and decorate a tea towel. Then you’d have a whole set of acorn kitchen decor. Adorable pattern. I’m going to pin this one on Pinterest.

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