Crafty Weekend: Hot Pads

There are some ideas for quick and easy projects to spruce up any kitchen.  Hot pads are perfect gifts for grads, newlyweds, housewarmers…well, just about any occasion, really.

Here are some ideas to get you started:

Look at these from Riley Blake

Or, here are some from Stitch in My Side.

This disappearing 9-patch variation has extra clear directions to make your binding progress go smoothly.

and this handy PDF tutorial that makes good use of scraps.

In addition to beautiful fabrics, we carry both cotton batting and Insul-brite, perfect for making hots pads that are both attractive and functional.