Adjustable Canvas Cup Holder canvas corp january challenge

Adjustable Canvas Cup Holder – Be Lazy Challenge

There’s nothing more relaxing than a lazy morning with your favorite hot beverage. The recipe for perfection is simple: kick back, breathe deep, and take a sip. If your cup is a little too warm for your fingers you’ll want a coffee cozy to protect them. If you have more than one favorite cup you’ll want a cozy that is adjustable. But why stop there? Let’s add your favorite color, a touch of lace for luxury, and hand stitching for originality. That’s a project that will take forever, you’re a busy person with so much on your mind! May we tempt you with a project that offers all of the above and will take less than an hour to complete? Charity Hotrum has prepared just the thing. Read on!

Adjustable Canvas Cup Holder canvas corp january challenge

Supplies:
Canvas Corp Canvas Garland 2″ width
7gypsies Lace Trimmings Assorted Pack
Tattered Angels Glimmer Mist Cranberry Zing
Prism Embroidery Thread
2 medium buttons
2 small buttons
Goody Hair Band

Tools:
Needle
Straight Pins
Iron

Adjustable Canvas Cup Holder canvas corp january challengeStep 1: Wrap Canvas Garland around cup with a 1″ overlap and cut.

Adjustable Canvas Cup Holder canvas corp january challenge

Step 2:  Spritz Canvas Garland with Tattered Angels Glimmer Mist.
I spritz mine in the kitchen sink to avoid over-spray. Let sit 5 min, then place spritz side down on a dark towel and iron on a cotton setting.

Adjustable Canvas Cup Holder canvas corp january challengeStep 3:  Cut Lace Trim 1/2″ longer than Canvas Garland. Lay on spritz side of Canvas Garland. Turn one end under 1/2″. Use straight pins to secure.

Adjustable Canvas Cup Holder canvas corp january challenge

Step 4:Secure small button to the center end with one stitch.
As you stitch the buttons to the garland end you will also be tacking the turned-under-end down.

Adjustable Canvas Cup Holder canvas corp january challenge

Step 5: Stack medium button on top and stitch both buttons to the end, together. 

Adjustable Canvas Cup Holder canvas corp january challenge

Step 6: Stitch lace to canvas garland with back stitch.
Knot the thread and pull it through the fabric to the front. Insert needle 1/4″ below the thread and back out 1/4″ above the thread. Insert it again, this time where the last stitch started and back out 1/4″ above the most recent stitch. On top of the garland you will be sewing backwards, but underneath you will be sewing forwards.

Step 7:Turn the other end under and secure with stacked buttons as in Steps 4 and 5.

The elastic hair band and the buttons make this cozy adjustable.  The layered buttons give the hair band a notch to rest in. Wrap the band once for a large cup or twice for a smaller cup.

 

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Have you not yet entered the January Challenge you will find all the info here! We accept submissions until February 5.

 



I live with my partner and my two children, in a small village the North of Sweden. I work as a Intensive Care Nurse (with Cardiology as speciality). My "style" is colourful and playful. I often use a lot of papers and embellishments. I try to have the photo in focus, and to reflect the feeling of the photo in the layout. I also makes cards and altered projects. If I would call my style something - well maybe Playful Punk Chic? (if i do a romantic layout, I can´t help giving it a playful twist...)


'Adjustable Canvas Cup Holder – Be Lazy Challenge' have 4 comments

  1. January 8, 2018 @ 6:08 am Elizabeth

    That is such a good idea, love the way the fastener has been made to be adjustable.

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  2. January 8, 2018 @ 10:16 am GIBONIK

    love the idea! btw your mugs are awesome!:)

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  3. January 8, 2018 @ 11:40 am Julia Cotrim

    This project is so beautiful! Love it! Have to follow your tutorial and make one for myself! 🙂

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  4. January 8, 2018 @ 12:12 pm Michelle Wells

    What a cool idea. Great way to fasten the ends together 🙂

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