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Coasters - mini crazy quilts

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Each coaster ~5

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Category Quilting
Type Home Decor
Style Funky
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What materials did you use? scraps of quilting fabric and batting, ~6" black squares for backing/binding, sewing machine, thread

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What are you most proud of? I had never tried the backing-as-binding technique before, and I love it! It gave me a really flat base (great for table linens) and a very neat finish with no hand sewing!

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? 1. Keep your scraps in proportion to the finished quilt - some of my scraps were over 2.5" wide, and they don't look as good as the ones that were between 1"-2" wide. 2. Making 6 at once was a real time-saver - I could add 2 or 3 strips to each quilt, then go iron (no room for the iron in my craft room).

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these are gorgeous. they would really brighten up any room. Lovely!! and what a great way to use up some scraps!!

03/29/2013 Flag

I can see them a bit bigger too, for under plants on a table, or candle mats, or .....

04/14/2013 Flag

Just the cutest!

03/22/2014 Flag

Very cute on my list of things to do

12/22/2015 Flag

Love this idea i want to make a crazy quilt piece for my DGD, but I need to learn how first - excellent starter project

07/13/2016 Flag