A Great Project for Expanding Your Quilting Skills!
These pretty little potholders are so sweet. We love all the special touches: the ruffles, the rounded corners and the decorative labels on the front. Plus, they’re practical and a nice addition to any kitchen, making them wonderful gifts.
Because of their small size, this is a great project for trying out new things. We’ve seen several gorgeous quilts that have been finished with a ruffle just inside of the binding. Learn how to do that with this project.
The wonderful tutorial will also teach you how to create and bind rounded corners on a quilt.
Leave your potholders plain, or embellish them with decorations. Amy of Nana Company fussy cut a print to make labels on the front of hers, but there are so many other options. Some ideas are to stitch on a hexagon flower, add an orphan mini quilt block, or stamp a playful design onto fabric and use that as a label.
Amy recommends two layers of Insul-Bright to make them fully heat proof. You can purchase Insul-Bright batting here.
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