Coffee Cozy | Kiss Series

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My kids are notorious for leaving a trail of half filled glasses all around the house.  So, to help solve this problem I am creating a few coffee cozy bands for them to use.  My plan is for them to use one glass all day!  Plus, my scrap basket is jam-packed and needs to be cleaned out!

Create a fun Coffee Cozy with improve sewing. The Sewing Loft

Keepin’ It Super Simple!

This project is for sewers of with basic skills.

Skill Level- 1 Button


  • fabric
  • batting  (side note- I used a piece of fleece, remember clean out time!)
  • hair pony
  • button


Basic Instructions:
Since these posts are all about “Keepin’ it Super Simple”, I am not going to reinvent the wheel and create a new pattern.   House On Hill Road blog has this easy to follow the pattern.  Click here for the direct link.
  1. To be fair, I wanted more room to “play” and get creative on my cozy.  So, I increased the height by 1/4″.  Then I outlined my pattern directly onto the face of my fabric.  This is now my “canvas”.
  2. I wanted to create a fun abstract figure.  So, after a quick sketch,  I began cutting and layering everything up until I was happy with the outlook. This is improv sewing at its best!
  3. Then over to the machine to stitch everything in place with a straight stitch.  This is where you should have fun!  Consider using contrast thread or even a decorative stitch.
  4. Then return back to the directions from House On Hill Road and you are all set.

With just a few scraps and a simple sketch, this improv sewing project turned out really cute!

This coffee cozy idea is perfect for a quick gift. Just add a few boxes of flavored tea and you have a super simple yet personalized gift!

Remember, Keep It, Super Simple!!

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  1. Jen ~ says

    I LOVE these! Maybe even I…the biggest “unseamstress”…could make these! 🙂

  2. Heather I love your creative use of scraps. The faces are great….Maybe a perfect Teacher Thank You gift…..

  3. Mandy Oliver says

    I’ve been looking for simple instructions and a step by step and you’re it! I’ll be using this within the next 48 hours. Thank you!!