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This instructable will teach you how to sew up quick and easy potholders from cotton fabric and old towels, and best of all - no time consuming binding! ...
2 8x8 inch squares of 100% cotton fabric - the thicker, the better! 1 8x8 inch square of an old terry cloth towel - must be 100% cotton ...
I'm using a tea towel that I bought for the potholders. To form the loop, I decided to trim off the hem. It will fray very little and ...
Place one of your cotton squares right side up on your work surface. Take a length of your loop fabric or ribbon (about 8 inches long) and attach ...
You will have a 1/2 inch seam allowance. The potholder is sewn terrycloth side up. Start at the lower marking of the opening and backstitch. Continue all the ...
Remove all your pins and begin to trim the potholder down. On all sides but the opening side, trim the fabric so that it is 1/4 inch or ...
Once your potholder is right side out and the corners are as square as possible, you need to line up the opening so that it can be sewn ...
Now you're going to topstitch all the way around the potholder - this will secure the edges and close the opening. You'll be using a 1/4 inch seam ...
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