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Fabric Coasters from a Fat Quarter - Tutorial

I get all giddy thinking about kitchen linen! I can easily spend a lot of time looking at coasters, placemats, napkins, towels...ahhh! the possibilities in colors and design are endless and can add such a unique tone to your home. I just love it! 
So I have started working on some projects to give my kitchen / dining room a little makeover. It's all spring themed, {which gives me even more reasons to have to make this project again in the future but with different colors for the winter}.
I took several pictures to make a little tutorial for this. It can make such a sweet mother's day gift, teacher gifts (to go along with all those mugs!), or Christmas...
1 Fat Quarter (it will make 8 coasters in total) Cotton Batting
Coordinating Threads

Cut 4 (or 8)  4 1/2 x 10in pieces of fabric. Cut 4 (or 8) 4 in square of cotton batting. 

 2. PRESS all your fabrics in half. Right sides together.

3. With right sides together, sew all around the edges leaving one side open.  

4. Tr…