I made some fabric coasters recently. This set of 4 went to my friend, Jenni.
And this set went to my living room.
The fabric for my coasters was left over from the pelmet box curtains I made (and blogged about here).
To make these coasters, I cut 5" x 5" squares of the fabric. You need 8 total so for the ones that have different fabric on the front and back, you need 4 of each. I also cut 4 5" x 5" squares of batting that was left over from a quilt project. Sandwich the fabric right sides together with the batting on top. Sew around the edges with a 1/4 inch seam leaving an opening to turn them right side out. Once they are turned right side out, iron them and stitch 1/8 inch seam around the edge making sure to catch the turned in edges that were left open before. Then quilt however you want. For the first set I did parallel lines every 1/2 inch or so. For the others, I made concentric squares.