State Coasters

State Coasters

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.

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