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Decorate rattan coasters with simple chain stitches to add bohemian vibe to your dinner table.
You can choose colors you prefer or use leftover embroidery thread to make colorful coasters. Embroidered coasters are a nice DIY element to decorate your dinner table or coffee serving. This project is easy and fun. It suits perfectly for a rainy day when listening to radio or watching telly.

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  • How to make a recycled coaster. Colorful Rattan Coasters - Step 1
    Step 1

    Choose colors you prefer or use a mix of leftover embroidery thread.

  • How to make a recycled coaster. Colorful Rattan Coasters - Step 2
    Step 2

    Only technique you need to know in this project is the chain stitch. It is one of the most easiest stitches there is. Take yarn to the needle and make a small knot to the end. *Come through from the backside to the front. Turn back to the backside near the point you just came. Pull yarn and leave a little loop to the front side.

  • How to make a recycled coaster. Colorful Rattan Coasters - Step 3
    Step 3

    Move straight few millimeters and come to the front and through the loop you left. Pull the yarn and you have a first chain*. Repeat** Make chain stripes from the outer circle to the middle with different colors. End the yarn to the backside. Make about eleven or twelve stripes.

  • How to make a recycled coaster. Colorful Rattan Coasters - Step 4
    Step 4

    Make all coaster similar or embroider different colors to every coaster so everyone can tell their cup/glass at a party.

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