How to Sew Potholders Video
Choose from 2 simple and free potholder patterns to sew with this sewing video and free printable pattern.
Add pretty patterns to your kitchen décor after watching this How to Sew Potholders Video. This free sewing video shows you how to make adorable DIY potholders for your kitchen in two ways. Choose to make a simple potholder pattern or add some extra functionality with a handle. No matter which potholder pattern you decide to sew, this easy-to-follow tutorial is sure to transform your kitchen (and your cooking) after just an hour of sewing. This is a beginner sewing project that would be fantastic for a second or third project. This project does require you to sew rounded edges which can be difficult for a first time sewist.
Project TypeMake a Project
Time to CompleteIn an evening
- 9 x 7 square inches of fabric A
- 7 x 5 square inches of fabric B
- Insulated batting
- Free Potholder Pattern (click to download)
- Rotary cutter, ruler, and mat
- Sewing essentials
- 505 spray or glue stick
- Marking pen
- Double fold bias tape
Cut your rectangles. Cut 2 7 by 9 rectangles from fabric A. 1 rectangle from insulbrite and 1 from cotton batting. Cut out 2 using pattern of fabric B and 2 shapes from cotton batting.
Using glue stick or 505 spray make a sandwich with fabric A on the outside. Top stitch together in the desired pattern.
Iron fabric B pieces in half. Place cotton in between fabric. Using ruler and marking out topstitching and topstitch.
Pin pot holder tops into place. Zig zag stitch into place, and all around the potholder.
Cut a 6 inch piece of bias tape. Sew closed. Then sew to back of potholder for hanging loop.
Sew on bias tape to finish.