I’ve been hoarding this state fabric in my stash since I found it during college and bought a yard or two. I used some to make a gift for a friend’s mom, but finally decided to use some of it for myself. Like I’ve said, I’ve lived in a bunch of different states (six, not including two summer internships) so I wanted to include all of them in the coasters. Doing some very fussy cutting, I was able to get them all in four. In order: Iowa, Kansas, Texas, Illinois, Wisconsin, Missouri.
I used cheap craft store felt as the batting because it’s fairly waterproof and also I had a bunch hanging out in my craft room.
For the backing I used some 1″ gingham I had on hand, which made for easy measuring and cutting and gives a calmer look.