Heart Shaped Pot Mitt

We needed new potholders and decided that making my own would be the best way to get exactly what I wanted. Plus, the handmade ones from my mother have held up so much better than the store bought ones. These potholders are easy to make and can easily be customized for your kitchen.
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Total Time: 45 minutes

Yield: 1

Supplies:

  • 1/2 yd each, of two coordinating fabrics
  • 1/2 yd Warm and Natural batting (or similar cotton batting)
  • 1 pkg. double-fold bias tape
  • thread
  • pins
  • sewing needle
  • scissors
  • sewing machine

Click Here to download a printable (PDF) version of the template.

Steps:

  1. Trace your template onto both fabric pieces. You will need one full heart in each color and two half hearts in each color. Also you will need two full hearts of Warm and Natural.
  2. Take two heart halves, one in each color, and place them right sides together. Stitch along the straight side, then fold them back along the seam so that they are right side out. Press along the seam, so that they lay flat together.
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  4. Top-stitch the heart half about 1/4 in. from the edge. Tie of the thread ends and trim off excess. Repeat with the other two heart halves.
  5. Now layer your full heart together, with the two pieces of batting in the middle and the fabrics right-side out. Stitch a seam down the center of the heart, this will keep the layers from slipping as you work on the potholder. Tie of the thread ends and trim off excess.
  6. Now lay the two sewn heart halves on top of the full heart and pin everything together. Loosely baste the half hearts on, to avoid shifting.
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  8. Staring at the bottom point, begin pinning the bias tape onto the potholder. As you go along, be sure that the edge stays tight to the fold of the bias tape. When you come to the end again, fold the end of the tape under and pin.
  9. When sewing the bias tape on, be sure to not sew too close to the edge of the tape, as you may miss the tape edge on the backside.
  10. Once you finish attaching the bias tape, tie off the threads and use a sewing needle to pull the ends back inside to hide them. Trim off any excess.
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  12. Cut a piece of bias tape approx. 3 inches long. Stitch it together along the edge. Pin it onto the potholder, turning the ends under. Sew in place. Tie off ends and trim off excess.
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