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  1. Those are so dang cute! Transports me to a crisp evening and big ‘ol stone fireplace.

    1. Lora Bloomquist says:

      Thanks! Yes, perfect for hot cocoa:)

  2. N. MacGregor says:

    I love any type of plaid but especially in flannel. I have never thought to use worn out flannel shirts to make crafts out of – seriously need to cut up a few old shirts and start making “things” out of them.
    Would love to add a copy of this book to my personal libarary.

  3. I would love to receive the book, as I love all things flannel. Thank you for this opportunity.

  4. Tracy Sellers says:

    I love to use flannel in frames as background for my holiday artwork ! I also love making little tie up Christmas trees with it.

  5. I love flannel and would try making eye pads with them. Something I could put rice in and heat up. I’d find another use if that didn’t work.

  6. Haven’t tried any projects yet with old plaid shirts but would love to do a baby blanket as my daughter and her husband are now foster parents for babies. They just had to give up baby boy to family members so will be getting another one soon. I love crafting and Sarah’s book would be great to have. Love her projects! Thanks!

  7. These are the perfect fall coasters for sure. And I love the blanket stitch…it’s the perfect touch on the edges of these. Happy fall! xoxo, Kristi

  8. Elizabeth Graham says:

    My Dad passed away a couple of years ago around the holidays. He always wore flannel shirts. I think this will make a personal gift that I can make for my family in his honor. One that those of us that was close to him would appreciate. Thank you for this creative idea.

  9. What a cool looking book! This definitely appeals to my inner DIYer.

  10. Susan Anderson says:

    Flannel is my very fabric! I have flannel everything- from sheets on year round to mittens! So cozy & warm! Living in NE MN near Canada it’s the softest, warmest material. I can’t imagine life without it. Coasters will be perfect to make. Thank you!
    I definitely could make use of ideas from your give away book-help! I hope you can help me.

  11. Myra Simmons says:

    Making flannel wreaths!! So fun and perfect for multiple seasons and gifts!!

  12. Donna Rafferty says:

    Love the coasters…I like to use flannel for Christmas decorations. I would love to win a copy of the book for more ideas!

  13. Lisa Rostocki says:

    What a cute idea for a fall decor item. Looks so cozy and comfy!

  14. Amy McCorrison says:

    I make pumpkins with flannel. Have also used it to make quilts

  15. Sandi Allen says:

    How fun are these? Love them. ❤️

  16. Loretta Cloud says:

    Love the coasters! I use flannel to make rag quilts. Coasters are now on my to-do list.

  17. Love the coasters! I am addicted to anything flannel! I’ve made quilts using flannel shirts and old sheets. Also I’ve made wreaths and pillows. My fur baby sleeps on a flannel bed. I would love to win Sarah’s book…

  18. I love this idea. I have made flannel covered books before and like to use flannel in wreaths. Definitely making these coasters.

  19. My favorite use for flannel is to make light weight blankets for new babies. So soft for their tender skin. I use 2 different pieces and make them reversible.
    I’d love to own a copy of your book for new ideas!

  20. Roseanna Crawford says:

    Love the coasters. I would make a table runner with several different colors of plaid flannel for a fall/thanksgiving table

  21. Lina Neely says:

    It never crossed my mind to use flannel for anything other than clothes, pillow covers, etc. Such a cozy fall/winter idea!

  22. Lynne Hagan says:

    Super cute & “looks” easy …

  23. What a fun way to celebrate Fall with blue plaid and a simple sewing project. This makes a great gift and accessory for any style.

  24. Kristin Thomas says:

    I don’t have a favorite way to use flannel yet, because it hadn’t occurred to me to use flannel. I would love to have the book and try some of the ideas. I do love plaid patterns for any season.

  25. Your coasters turned out adorable! I love flannel and plaid and your combo was perfect! Pinned!

  26. I love the flannel coasters that you created so much! I’ve been wanting Sarah’s book for a long time and hope that I am the lucky winner. If had had some flannel in my craft stash, I would use it to cover faux pumpkins.

  27. I LOVE the coasters, Lora!! They turned out gorgeously- I just want to drink some mulled cider on a chilly day with you and these. Thank you SO MUCH for supporting my book, I honestly can’t thank you enough. And GOOD LUCK to everyone who enters- can’t wait to send a copy to the winner!

  28. Lori B Sawyer says:

    I love your coasters! The only thing ive used flannel for was a wreath, but now im making flannel throws for christmas gifts!

  29. Love your flannel coasters. I have made several pillows with old flannel shirts. The add a cozy look.

  30. Linda Mullins says:

    Love these coasters; hope to make some soon. Would enjoy the book!!

  31. These coasters are fabulous. I am going to make a set of coasters for my family members using flannel shirts from my dad who passed away in the early 2000’s. I have saved them all these years and now I will make the coasters and give them with a bottle of wine at Christmas. I love to use flannel for pillows. I have seen teddy bears also made with flannel from loved ones to have as a memento. Thanks for the wonderful idea and chance to win such a creative book.

  32. Lora, these are adorable. You did an amazing job. Your stitches look great to me.


  33. Fall will soon be here, and these coasters make me think of warm fires and hot chocolate! Sadie always has such good ideas. Thanks for the chance to win her book.

  34. Marlene Stephenson says:

    Great idea, they are super cute, thanks for this diy. Now I need to go buy some flannel.

  35. Just love the idea of making those coasters, so cute. I love making flannel pumpkins from thrifted flannel shirts. That DIY book would be so much fun to have in my collection. Thank you for the chance.

  36. mary moen says:

    These are lovely, I love the blanket stitch around the edges. I love to make pumpkins out of worn flannel shirts and patch work pillow covers for fall decorating. Thank you for a new idea.

  37. Jenny Martens says:

    I love to make soft cozy pillows out of flannel in warm Fall colors!

  38. I love fall and flannel and plaid and upcycling and these coasters look like something I could manage doing. Sarah’s book looks awesome…lots of inspiration in there! Thanks for the chance to win this book!

  39. Judy Yarrow says:

    I love to reuse flannel to make chenile hot pads. They not only work very well but are also very pretty.

  40. I love these coasters!! And i love plaid flannel just in the form or a shirt to wear! I made some flannel placemats & have scraps just stuffed into a clear glass jar for a little fall color.

  41. Marilyn Holeman says:

    I love both your blog and Sarah’s. Thanks for sharing this project. I haven’t really done any flannel upcycling–oh, except I think I used an old flannel shirt on a scarecrow once. That was fun. But I would like to give this project a try. Seems like it would make a cute little gift for my flannel and Fall loving daughter-in-law. I’m headed out now to an annual church Rummage sale. I’ll keep my eye open for flannel shirts! Thanks, Lora.

  42. Kathleen Rowley says:

    I like to upcycle flannel for my granddaughters dolls. It makes lovely skirts, and scarves.

  43. I haven’t made any crafts from flannel yet, but have been contemplating covering a pumpkin with flannel. Thanks to you and Sarah for this opportunity to win a copy of her book 🙂

  44. These are so cute, and the flannel would absorb any moisture from the glasses ! I love flannel everything! Hoping to make a flannel wreath this winter! Sarah is so creative, I’d love to win a copy of her book 😀

  45. Paula Townsend says:

    Flannel plaids! Placemats!