Halloween Theme Coasters
Make: 2 sets
Materials & Tools:
1. Synthetic Felt, 2mm thickness, Orange & Black, 12″ x 12″ each
2. spider on web, pumpkin & bat templates
3. X-ACTO Knife
4. Sharp point scissors
5. Quick dry all purpose adhesive (clear color), for example, UHU
5. Card stock, letter size (8 1/2″ x 11″)
7. Water erasable fabric marker or light color pencil
8. Black embroidery floss
9. Metallic silver acrylic paint
10. Fine tip brush
Eye Balls Cocktail
1. 1 can of whole lychee in syrup (king size)
2. Black grapes
3. Cranberry juice (chilled)
Download and print the spider on web, pumpkin & bat templates. After download, open it in Adobe reader and print on a white cardstock. The circle should measure 4″ in diameter. Don’t print from browser, the size might not in correct scale.
Cut templates with X-ACTO Knife and scissors.
Get ready all the materials and tools as listed above (didn’t show all in the picture).
Trace templates on felt, use pen on orange felt and light color pencil on black felt.
Trace only the bat template on the black felt, the spider and pumpkin are not necessary.
Cut traced templates from felt. Cut them slightly inside the tracing lines so that you won’t have traces of black lines showing on the felt.
Glue pumpkin and spider on the black felt will quick dry all purpose adhesive. Make sure all edges are glued properly.
Place the felt under a stake of books for about 15 minutes or until they give a good adhesion.
Cut the black felt follow the shape of the orange felt.
Use light color pencil or water erasable fabric market to draw pattern lines on pumpkin and spider coasters.
Sew back-stitches on pumpkin and wings of the bat.
This is how it looks like after the back stitching.
Draw the spider webs with metallic silver acrylic paint by using fine tip brush.
Eye Balls Cocktail
Open the can and drain the syrup of the lychee.
Wash the same amount of black grapes.
Insert the black grapes into lychee. Cut the grapes to shorten the length if it is too long to fit in.
Place them in the cocktail glass, parfait cup, ice cream glass or dessert bowl.
Fill up with chilled cranberry juice.