Monday, February 14, 2011

Quilted Coasters

I have seen the cutest quilted coasters all over the blogosphere and I had left over fabric from the table runner I made, so I knew that I was going to make some matching ones for our table!

It was so fast and easy; it is a great project to do when you are in need of some instant gratification. I made ten of them, and like the runner I quilted each one in a different way... just playing around and having some fun with my machine! It was great!

All I did was sandwich a piece of the batting between two pieces of fabric and sew! I left the edges unfinished because 1. I like the unfinished, shabby edges when they fray after you wash them, and 2. I am lazy and like fast and easy projects!

In any case, the family loves them and so do I :) I actually cannot wait to do another runner and next time maybe I will get a little fancier on the matching coasters!

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  1. cute, i love the fabric in the first one. i'm having a party wednesday, would love for you to join, i'm your newest follower, thanks for commenting on Lauren's room!

    and her is a link to my give away

  2. Those look great! I love the patterns that you have! Such a fun stitch on the second one!

  3. Thanks for checking out my blog! You are so crafty I want to learn to sew! Maybe one day! I am your newest follower!

  4. Gorgeous! Looks great! I love little projects like this, they are always so rewarding.

  5. What is about flower prints that just make ya happy!?

    Lucy is out hopping. Come on by when you get a chance Closer to Lucy

  6. oh look at you just cranking out all the great crafty projects. I'm
    Cute coasters I like them.
    Happy Valentines Day

  7. Tammy, ty and I joined the give-a-way! :) Who doesn't like to win stuff!

    Jenn, thanks! The pattern and colors is definitely what grabbed my eye right away!

    Lisa... if I can do it, you can do it! TRUST me lol!

    Kathyrn, thanks and I totally agree!

    Lucy, I know right? Especially when I am wanting some Spring around here!

    Ann, thanks, Sis! :) And happy Vday to you and Wade as well!

  8. Thank for visiting my blog, i love this little project. I love you table runner they are so good with the colour combos. Will visit back to see your new projects

  9. Oh my!! Those look absolutely stunning! I especially love the one with the brown base and orangelike flowers! Awesome! :)

  10. I love quilted coasters! I dig your fabric choices.

  11. New follower from follow me chickadee.
    Would love a follow back.

  12. These are beautiful... love the fabrics. Thanks for stopping by at The Quick Unpick and leading me over here - you have a wonderful blog going on! Am now following :)

  13. thanks for sharing these, you should do a tutorial. i would love to know how to make these.

  14. one day i'll figure out how to use my mini sewing machine. lol!

  15. HAHA! I'm ALWAYS in need of instant gratification. I might go do these RIGHT now!!

    Excited to follow all your adventures, found you on the hop.
    The Survival Mama

  16. Found you on the Saturday Surfin Blog Hop! Would love if you can stop by

  17. Hey! Those are super cute!!! Following you from the Monday Blog Hop! :)

  18. Love the brown one!

    Newest follower from the Hop Along Friday blog hop.
    Please stop by my blog and return the follow.
    Thanks and have an awesome weekend! :)

  19. Great project! Thanks for sharing!

    Thanks so much for dropping by the Be-Bop-A Blog Hop! I'm a follower and I hope you'll stop by again soon! Have a great day! :)

  20. they are very pretty thanks for sharing I am your newest follower you can find me at

  21. What a fun craft!! They look gorgeous. I'm a new follower, from I love my online friends monday hop! I blog at :)

  22. I am a new follower. Please follow me back. Thanks!


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