Make Them in Scraps for Any Season!
Strips left over from other projects can be quickly turned into charming pot holders using string piecing. This is a simple process that yields wonderful results.
Start by choosing a combination of skinny strips that work well together. Leftover Christmas fabrics will produce lovely gifts. Make a few extra to have on hand for last-minute giving.
Or go with strips for any season or color palette. The more the merrier for a charming scrappy look.
Pot holders found on Pinterest were made by Debbie Wilmoth from Dockside Designs.
Sew the strips to a square of muslin or other plain fabric that’s the size of the finished pot holders or hot pads (7″ – 9″ is a good size). Add a layer or two of Insul-Bright batting along with cotton batting, layer up the squares, quilt and bind.
Sherri from A Quilting Life has written excellent instructions for string piecing on a fabric foundation.
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