These drink sleeves are the perfect way to insulate your cups, and to provide a little party favor for guests!

Supplies:

  • Kentucky Derby Fabric Collection:
  • 1/2 yd. Run For The Roses fabric = 6 sleeves
  • 1/2 yd. Fusible fleece
  • Button
  • Round cord elastic pkg.
  • Fabric marker
  • Basic sewing supplies
  • Sewing machine

DIRECTIONS:

Seam allowance ¼” unless otherwise indicated.

  1. Trace the sleeve template onto the fabric and fusible fleece (for each sleeve you will need two fabric and one fusible fleece). Cut them out.scale
  2. Iron the fusible fleece onto the back of one of the fabrics.
  3. Place the fabric right sides together and stitch around perimeter leaving a 4″ opening for turning.
  4. Clip corners and turn right side out. Use a pointed tool to poke the corners outward.
  5. Press the raw edges of the opening inward and topstitch around perimeter.
  6. Stitch the button on the front side of one end and a 2-½” length of elastic cord folded in half on the backside of the other end. 

Skill Level:    Some experience necessary
Approximate Crafting Time: 1-2 Hours