Monday, November 26, 2012

A Snuggy for My Wine

It's no secret that I love fabric.  Beautiful colors or kitchy prints get me every time, and I'm always looking for something to do with the little scraps of fabric I have left over from a project. At the same time, when I entertain, I'm also always looking for a way for our guests to identify their drink.  So I put those two things together and whipped up this little craft which might come in handy during the onslaught of holiday drinking.

I'm calling it "A Snuggy For My Wine".  The finished product looks like this:
It's a combination coaster AND wine identifier.  Brilliant, or as tacky as wearing a Snuggy in public?  Hard to say but at least I won't have to chase my guests with coasters!  I switched up the fabric:
So hopefully everyone will have a unique color combo for their glass.

This is the simplest of all crafts.  You melt some fusible interfacing onto the back side of your fabric.  Then trace your wine glass onto the fusible interfacing.  Add a slightly larger circle to make room for the seam allowance.  Cut one circle for the bottom and one for the top.  The one for the top should be cut totally in half, and then cut again at right angles right down to the seam allowance (otherwise you won't get it on the glass.)  The top pieces can be seen in the bottom half of the photo below:
 Then put the top pieces and the bottom piece together and whipstitch along the the edge.  I tried using metallic thread which was snazzy but made the stitches uneven.  Oh well.  One must sacrifice for beauty, right? 

Check out all the other DIY: Dare to Entertain projects here.

Happy Thanksgiving tout le monde!  On towards Christmas!


  1. What a great idea. Love a good combo :) And wine... Can't go wrong there :)

  2. A snuggy and wine. Can you go wrong? Cute idea. Thanks for joining the Dare to DIY!

  3. This is MY KIND OF PROJECT. A snuggy? For a wine glass? Genius.

    These turned out so cute.

    Thanks for linking up to Dare to DIY!

  4. I love the name of this project! What a great idea.

  5. I love the fabrics you used for these...great idea! :)

  6. Cute! I love that there is no mistaking which glass is which!

  7. Uh, we should be best friends. Coaster AND identifier?! So much cooler than those wine charms.

    1. Thanks! I'm happy to be BFF with anyone who appreciates coasters and not losing your wine!