How to Make a Felt Mug Cozy for Cat Lovers

This DIY tutorial will show you how to make a felt cozy mug for cat lovers.

This mug cozy is a perfect gift to give out to all your cat lover’s friends.
Join me and learn how to make a cat-lover mug cozy.

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mug cozy for cat lovers

Tools you will need to make a felt mug cozy for cat lovers 

  • Scissors
  • Embroidery thread
  • Sewing needles 
  • Sewing pins
  • Fabric glue or hot glue gun (optional) 

Materials for the Cat Appliqué

To make the cat applique you’ll need.

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  • Felt (color of choice)
  • Pattern 
  • Two small black crystal beads
mug cozy for cat lovers

Cat Appliqué Patterns

mug cozy for cat lovers

How to make the cat appliqué 

  • Cut out pattern pieces.
  • Transfer patter pieces into the felt, and cut out felt pieces according to the pattern.
  • Stitch on the cat’s eyes using two small black beads.
  • Stitch on the cat’s mouth using red embroidery floss.
  • Stitch the ears and nose.

Materials you need to make a felt mug cozy for cat lovers 

  • Felt
  • Cup cozy pattern
  • Cat appliqué pattern
  • One button
  • Two small black beads 

Mug Cozy pattern

How to make a felt mug cozy for cat lovers

Gather your materials and follow the step-by-step tutorial to make this pretty DIY gift.

  • First, cut out a rectangle according to the mug’s measure.  
  • Then, cut two pieces of felt, according to the pattern. 
  • Stitch the cat appliqué onto one of the felt pieces. (See the instructions to make the appliqué above).
  • Use sewing pins to hold together both felt pieces. 
  • Using a blanket stitch, sew the pieces together. 
  • Sew a large button on the opposite side. 
  • Place a piece of elastic cording about 2.5 inches long in the middle of the open end.
  • Finally, since you are using elastic cording, the mug cozy will fit different sized mugs. 
mug cozy for cat lovers
mug cozy for cat lovers
mug cozy for cat lovers

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