- 12" x 12" cardstock or patterned paper
- Cup Sleeve Template, just trace one from your favorite coffee shop
- Scor-Tape™, or other strong adhesive
- Two post buttons
- Elastic thread (Bead 'N Stretch™ used here)
- Paper piercer
- Sewing machine
Step 1Create a Cup Sleeve template by tracing a cup sleeve from your favorite coffee shop. Use that template to cut a cup sleeve from the piece of felt.
Step 2Using the template or felt sleeve as a guide, trace a strip from the 12x12 cardstock or patterned paper to run the length of the cup sleeve.
Step 3Use scissors to cut out the paper strip.
Step 4Apply adhesive to the felt piece.
Step 5Adhere the decorated strip of paper, choose some ribbons and sew it to the felt.
Step 6Once sewn down, apply embellishments.
Step 7Choose post buttons.
Step 8Pierce holes for buttons on one side of cup sleeve and hand sew the post buttons in place.
Step 9On the other end of the sleeve ,pierce two holes for each button, and thread elastic thread through the holes to make two loops for the post buttons. Slide loops over buttons and tie off elastic thread.
Step 10Slide finished felt cup sleeve onto coffee cup.