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Sunflower Potholder/Trivets

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Category Quilting
Type Functional
Style Classic, Casual, Traditional
Debbie C. on craftsy.com

What materials did you use? cotton quilting fabric and batting

Debbie C. on craftsy.com

What are you most proud of? Binding these with traditional quilt binding makes for a polished look. And I LOVE to make binding and hand-sew it down on the back (I'm in the minority, I know).

Debbie C. on craftsy.com

What advice would you give someone starting this project? Traditional quilt blocks make great potholders, as well as other nifty gifts! If you don't have one, consider buying a book of quilt blocks. There are a bunch available, and you can sometimes find them on the bargain rack at the bookstore. Or try half.com, eBay, or other discount sites, because many of the comprehensive quilt block books have been out for years now, and you don't have to pay full price.

Debbie C. on craftsy.com

i'm a huge fan of sunflowers and this is absolutely beautiful. you did a wonderful job!

08/25/2011 Flag

Thank you!

08/26/2011 Flag

Lovely. Again, your color choices are warm and inviting.

10/05/2011 Flag

Thank you so much.

10/05/2011 Flag

Nice work. And the binding is beautiful!

10/09/2011 Flag