There are so many things to love about autumn, the cooler weather, pumpkin patches, Halloween…candy corn! Whether you love or hate the sugary treat, you’ve got to admit that decorating with candy corn is the perfect way to transition from Halloween to Thanksgiving. I made these super easy DIY candy corn coasters to use on our coffee table and love that they came together in just a few minutes. You’ll be amazed at how quickly you can make a set for yourself!
- Yellow Fat Quarter
- Orange Fat Quarter
- White Fat Quarter
- White Sticky Back Adhesive Felt Sheet
- Free “Candy Corn Coasters” Pattern
Step 1. Cut one 2″ x 20″ strip from all three fabric colors.
Step 2. Sew the white fabric to the orange fabric along the top edge with a 1/4″ seam allowance. Repeat with sewing the yellow fabric to the bottom of the orange.
Step 3. Use an iron to press the seams toward the orange fabric.
Step 4. Cut fabric panel into four equal squares and carefully adhere to the back of the felt sheet. You’ll want to take your time with this step so that you don’t get any wrinkles or creases as you stick the fabric in place. The adhesive on the back of the felt sheet is really strong so it’s great for preventing fraying but, unfortunately, it also makes it really difficult to remove the fabric once it’s stuck. Use the Candy Corn Coasters free pattern to trace the shape onto the fabric.
Step 5. Use sharp scissors to trim the excess fabric away from the drawn pattern.
Step 6. Place Candy Corn Coasters on your coffee table for a completely adorable and functional autumn accessory!
I’ve got to admit that I’m not the biggest fan of eating the actual candy corn. It’s a little too sugary for my taste but I absolutely love the colors and look of these sweet little treats. They are going to perfectly protect our wood coffee table from all those Pumpkin Spice Lattes we all love!
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Vanessa is a self proclaimed sleep deprived mother of two adorable boys and when she has a little time to spare, she makes things and posts about them on her craft blog, Tried & True. If she’s not cooking, sewing, gluing or making, she would probably go crazy. Join her on her crafty adventure at Tried & True.