Folkloric Potholders

Design Categories: Formats: DST, EXP, HUS, JEF, PES, SHV, VIP, VP3, XXX

For the 6×6 and 7×7 Hoops (Two sizes!)

This folkloric potholder will brighten up any kitchen. The background behind the potholder’s center design is quilted with a chicken wire pattern. The borders of the potholder are applied while in the hoop. Thorough and detailed instructions as well as many photos guide you through the process of making this project. Your download includes the potholder with and without the center design in 2 sizes. There are a total of 4 stitch files in your download. Closure of the back of the potholder can be accomplished by closing the opening with hand stitches or by fusing. No additional sewing machine stitching required (except for loop).

7×7” potholder with design 7.00” w x 7.00” h 22,130
7×7” potholder (plain) 7.00” w x 7.00” h 6,836
6×6” potholder with design 5.91” w x 5.91” h 17,099
6×6” potholder (plain) 6.00” w x 6.00” h 5,363

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Insulbrite or InsulFleece (preferred)
Cotton batting (like Warm and Natural) regular, not heavy loft
2 contrasting/coordinating cotton fabrics (center; borders and back)
Steam a Seam 2 or similar bonding product
Washable school glue
Adhesive spray for machine embroidery (optional)
Painter’s, masking tape or medical paper tape
Cut away or tear away wash away (TAWA) stabilizer
Mini iron
Small, sharp, curved tip scissors