Coasters are always a fun item to make and to give as gifts. These windowed fabric coasters are simple and fun to make. They are great for the holidays and for gifts. They take just a few minutes to put together and you can highlight a special piece of fabric as you are doing so. I chose to make some Christmas windowed fabric coasters for this post but you could use just about any fabrics you like. If you would like just plain fabric coasters check out my fabric coasters post here
I chose Christmas fabrics for my windowed fabric coasters that I purchased at JOANN Fabric & Craft Stores but you could use any type of cotton fabric you like by heading to fabric.com or onlinefabricstore.net. This post contains affiliate links that if you click on them and make a purchase I may receive a small commission at no extra cost to you.
What you will Need: How to Make Windowed Fabric Coasters
- Pattern you can get by clicking on this link
- Two 5 1/2″ x 5 1/2″ squares of exterior fabric
- One 5 1/2″ x 5 1/2″ square of interior fabric
- One piece of decorative fabric for the interior of the window
Step 1: Cut your Fabrics
Cut your fabrics according to the dimensions above.
Step 2: Create the Window
Take the interior piece and draw a 3 1/8″ diameter circle in the center on the wrong side of the fabric. Place the interior piece and one exterior piece right sides together. Stitch around the circle you just drew. Cut out the center of the circle leaving a 1/4″ seam allowance. Clip the curves. turn right sides out. Press.
Step 3: Add the Second Exterior Piece
Place the outer window piece and the outer square right sides together. Stitch them together using a 3/8″ seam allowance. Clip the corners and turn right sides out and press.
Step 4: Add the Decorative Fabric
Trim around your decorative fabric so that it fits inside the circle window opening. Stitch around the circle and the edges to secure. You have now finished your windowed fabric coasters.
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