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How to Make a Quilted Potholder (Video)

Making potholders is simple with our video tutorial and step-by-step instructions!

Updated November 22, 2019
How to Make a Quilted Potholder Video

Looking for a fun addition to your kitchen? Then look no further than this Fun Gingham Pot Holder! This easy sewing project is perfect for sewists looking for a quick pattern that is actually useful. These DIY pot holders contain insulation so they can withstand heat.

Plus, the gingham pattern on this fabric is classic, cheerful, and sure to brighten up your kitchen. With pot holders this cute, you'll actually want to cook all day long. Save money on boring store-bought pot holders and work up this fun sewing pattern instead.

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How to Make a Quilted Potholder Video Tutorial

Visual learners, rejoice! This video tutorial walks you through everything you need to have and do to make your own beautiful quilted potholders. Press play on the box below to watch.
 

Quilted Potholder Instructions

Materials List:
9 by 7 inch squares of fabric A
7 by 5 inch squares of fabric B (great scrap buster)
Insulated batting
Cotton batting
Free pattern
Rotary cutter, ruler, and mat
Sewing essentials
505 spray or glue stick
Marking pen
Double fold bias tape

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For the base piece:
  1. Cut two 7 by 9 inch rectangles from fabric A, one rectangle from insulated batting, and one from cotton batting. 
     
  2. Using a glue stick or 505 spray, make a sandwich with fabric A on the outside.

Example of how to create a fabric sandwich.

  1.  Using a ruler and marking pen, mark lines on fabric. Topstitch together in desired pattern. Learn more about topstitching with our guide.

Example of how to sew top stitching.

  1. Using the printed pattern, cut off corners and rough edges.

Example of how to do fabric tracing.

For the mitts:

  1. Using the paper pattern, cut two pieces of cotton batting.

Example of how to cut batting.

  1. Fold fabric B.
     
  2. Place the paper pattern along the fold, and cut around the pattern. Repeat.

Example of how to cut along the fold.

  1. With your ruler and marking pen, mark fabric lines for top stitching. Stitch fabric.

Putting it together:

  1. Clip the mitts to the base.

Example of clipping quilts.

  1. Zig zag stitch mits into place, then zig zag stitch all around the potholder.
     
  2. Cut a 6 inch piece of bias tape. Sew a straight stitch along the edge of tape for the hanging loop.
     
  3. Sew on bias tape to finish.

Example of sewing a bias.
Image of the finished pot holder.

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This is such a cute idea, especially for a housewarming gift. I make these all the time in different fabrics.

I love these pot holders and they are super easy to make. I love that you can make them 2 different ways on with the pocket or just the pot holder itself. This video is very informative and very well done. These are great to make for host gifts or for any cook or even yourself. The video shows you how to give it that quilt effect too and their is a down loadable pattern.

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