Quilted Fabric Coaster Tutorial || Free Pattern Included

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Ingrid Alteneder

Ingrid Alteneder

Ingrid is a master in FPP and many forms of quilting. Welcome to her blog!

In this article, we will teach you how to sew these simple fabric coasters in less than 15 minutes. This is one of my most simple tutorials, and I’m excited to teach you all.

I’ll show you how to sew these quick and easy fabric coasters in a step by step tutorial.

free coaster sewing pattern

We all have tons of fabric scraps left over from our sewing projects right?
That’s why I love quick little projects to use all these cuties.
These cute and easy fabric coasters you will love and actually use as well.

How to Sew Fabric Coaster

Materials needed: ( for one coaster)

​finished size: 5″ circle
– 9 x 2″ squares
– fusible batting 5″x 5″
– 1 piece of fabric for the back 5″x 5″
– binding strip ( bias cut, that’s important! ) 18″x 1.5″
– If you want to make these coasters water proof, iron on some vinyl ( heat n bond)
before or after you quilt them ( note: the ones here are without vinyl).

Before you start:
Read the instructions carefully
Seam allowance is always 1⁄4” unless mentioned otherwise.

Instructions

Step 1

Cut out all your fabrics and batting as mentioned above.

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2″ fabric squares

Step 2

Sew your 9 squares together.
​Here is a quick video on how to piece these squares successfully.

Step 3

Iron on the fusible batting and place on back piece of fabric wrong sides together. Then quilt the square to your liking. If you want to make these coasters water proof, iron on some vinyl ( Heat ‘n Bond) before you quilt them.

quilt the squares to your liking

Step 4

Draw a circle on your quilted square and cut it out

draw a circle on your quilted square

draw a circle on your quilted square

Step 5

Fold over the beginning of your binding strip 1/4″ and then clip, pin ore clue your binding strip in place, along the outer edge of your circle.
​Stitch along the outer edge with 1/4″ seam allowance.

stitch the binding in place

stitch the binding in place

Step 6

Fold over your binding to the back and fold it under 3/8″ as shown in photo 1,
photo 2 shows the coaster from the front.

binding folded under twice 3/8" in the back
coaster from the front

Step 7

Now stitch binding in place from the front. Or hand stitch from the back, which ever way you prefer. It’s super easy with the machine…. I feel good 🙂

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Here we go, all done…
What do you think? Easy and cute, right?

cute fabric coasters
cute fabric coasters

Time needed: 15 minutes.

Materials needed: ( for one coaster)
​finished size: 5″ circle
– 9 x 2″ squares
– fusible batting 5″x 5″
– 1 piece of fabric for the back 5″x 5″
– binding strip ( bias cut, that’s important! ) 18″x 1.5″
– If you want to make these coasters water proof, iron on some vinyl ( heat n bond)
before or after you quilt them ( note: the ones here are without vinyl).

  1. Cut out all the fabric sizes that are needed

    We have outlined all the pieces you need to cut and their exact dimensions. Be sure to measure!

  2. Sew the 9 squares together

    This will build the base for your coaster that you will add trim around.

  3. Iron on the batting

    Iron on the fusible batting and place on back piece of fabric wrong sides together. Then quilt the square to your liking. If you want to make these coasters water proof, iron on some vinyl ( Heat ‘n Bond) before you quilt them.

  4. Draw a circle on your quilted square and cut it out

    Use a compass to draw a circle on your coaster for a perfect cut.

  5. Fold your binding strip

    Fold over the beginning of your binding strip 1/4″ and then clip, pin ore clue your binding strip in place, along the outer edge of your circle.

Happy coaster sewing…..

Ingrid x

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