I used 3/8 yards of each of the above fabrics plus cotton batting. The red fabric which I have chosen for my lining is flame resistant!
First step in creating some potholders was to make some bias binding. To do this I cut a piece of my red fabric at a 45 degree angle at least 1 and 1/2″ wide.
I chose to use a pattern but you can use an existing potholder and trace it around adding 3/8 inch to allow for your seam. Cut 2 pieces of your outside fabric (top and bottom pieces). Cut 2 pieces of padding and 2 pieces of lining fabric.
You will need to baste your layers together. In this photo, I have a face fabric, cotton batting, and my lining fabric. Pin these three fabrics together then baste around the perimeter. This will be your front of the potholder, next repeat the procedure with the remaining face fabric, cotton batting and lining.
For this potholder I decided I wanted it quilted. This photo shows how to make sure your lines are uniform while quilting. I took my yard stick which measures 1 and 1/2″ thick and traced it off over the entire lining. Next turn it so the lines will cross and mark again.
The last step is to sew both of the quilted fabrics right sides together. Use a 3/8 inch stitch around the perimeter of the fabric, then turn right side out and you are finished!
These are some good ideas for Christmas presents for the cooks in your life.
Happy sewing until next time!!!