DIY Quilted Flannel Coasters

Leaves are falling and and autumn days are here again. The sweaters are out, the air is crisp and pumpkin spice is everywhere. Decorating for fall can be as easy as adding a few of these DIY quilted coasters to your tables. Made from scraps of flannel, it's a great way to use up some of your fabric stash or make use of the leftovers from a recent quilt project.

Image Credit: Beth Huntington
Image Credit: Beth Huntington

Things You'll Need

  • Three 4 1/2-inch squares of flannel

  • Small piece of brown felt

  • Cardboard to draw a pattern

  • Sharp scissors

  • Straight pins

  • Sharp rag quilt scissors

Image Credit: Beth Huntington

Step 1

Place two square of flannel together with the wrong sides facing each other. Sew and X from corner to corner. Sew a 3/8-inch seam around the outside edges.

Tip

If you made the DIY Flannel Shirt Quilt, you could use the leftover scraps to make these coasters.

Image Credit: Beth Huntington
Image Credit: Beth Huntington
Image Credit: Beth Huntington

Step 2

Draw a small pumpkin on a piece of cardboard and cut it out. Use the pattern to cut out a flannel pumpkin. Cut a small stem from the brown felt. Pin the pumpkin and the stem to the center of the flannel square. Sew a 1/4-inch seam around the outside edge of the pumpkin.

Image Credit: Beth Huntington
Image Credit: Beth Huntington
Image Credit: Beth Huntington

Step 3

Use sharp rag quilt scissors to clip around the outside edge of the pumpkin and the square. Be very careful to not cut any of the stitching.

Image Credit: Beth Huntington
Image Credit: Beth Huntington

Step 4

Throw it in the washer and dryer to fray all of the edges.

Image Credit: Beth Huntington
Image Credit: Beth Huntington
Image Credit: Beth Huntington

Happy Fall, Y'All!

Image Credit: Beth Huntington
Image Credit: Beth Huntington