Turn Scraps Into Quick and Easy Potholders

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We Love the Repurposed “Batting”!

Turn strips of fabric into charming potholders that will brighten any kitchen. They’re so simple to make and go together quickly, making them great for last-minute gifts.

This is a great project for scraps or use 1 1/2″ honeybun strips as the designer did. Leftover jelly roll strips (2 1/2″) cut in half lengthwise will also work nicely, although the strips will be slightly narrower.

Turn Scraps Into Quick and Easy Potholders

We love that the designer used an old towel for insulation. You may want to test the towel you’re considering on a hot dish to make sure it insulates as well as you like. Or use a layer of cotton batting plus one of Insul-Bright for maximum heat-proofing.

Watch as Beth Shibley demonstrates how to make the potholders in the following video. Notice how she applies 505 Temporary Spray Adhesive to hold layers together. It only takes a little to be effective.

Click here to watch the video at YouTube if it doesn’t play on your device.


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