You will need four different strips of fabric for the quilt top measuring 12" X 3.5", two 12"X12" quilt batting squares, and one 12"X12" fabric square for backing.
Through the hole you just cut, turn hot pad pretty side out. Poke out corners with your scissors. Hand stitch the opening closed.
(When serving dinner I just use ugly old oven mitts to go under my hot dishes to protect my table...I can't wait to make more of these, and use the nice decorative handmade ones!)