Make Charming Pot Holders from Orphan Blocks
January 15, 2019 |
| Kitchen Quilts
They’re Pretty in Patchwork, Too!
Do you have orphan blocks that you’re wondering what to do with? Make them into one-of-a-kind pot holders to brighten your kitchen. They make wonderful last-minute gifts, too.
Center the pattern on the block for the top of the potholder. The back can be made from another block or use a single piece of fabric.
Learn more about these pot holders here.
The potholders are nice in simple patchwork, too, so have fun deciding how you’ll make yours. If you’re starting from scratch, put together a nice combination of 5″ or 2 1/2″ squares from your scraps.
Pockets on the back protect fingers nicely. While the finished size is not provided by the designer, Caroline from Sew Can She, they look like they’re about 8″ x 12″.
The pot holders go together quickly, whether you start with an orphan block or create patchwork to work from.
You’ll also need the free pattern found here.
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