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Project

Autumn Pot Holders

Project Description

What was your source for this embroidery project? Online Photo or Website Name of website or photo A Lot Like Lace Leaves Link to website or photo www.emblibrary.com/EL/Products.aspx?Catalog=Emblibrary&ProductID=X6921 What are you most proud of? I love how they turned out. The colors look so good together. What advice would you give someone starting this project? Decide your size and cut everything at the same time.

What you will need

  • Cotton
  • Insulate fabric
  • Embroidery thread

Q&A with itzdiane

barmstan845768 asked:
Haven't done much machine embroidery . Will this be a project I will be able to do?
itzdiane answered:
Yes, you can do it! Cut your potholder square a little bigger than you want it, then you'll be able to trim if you need to. 2 squares of fabric, 1 square of special batting (with the silver stuff in it) for hotpads/oven mitts, sew right sides together, turn, sew around outer edge and add a loop if you want.
ddbassett4436 asked:
These are so lovely!
itzdiane answered:
Thank you, I love those lacy leave designs!
Moopsee asked:
To be useful, I'm guessing you did this with cotton thread or else you risk the design melting.... They are stunning!
itzdiane answered:
No, I didn't even think of that! I made them for my sister and she thought they were too pretty to use. Guess I should ask her if she has and if the thread is still intact! Aaah
Mindy English Rooney asked:
I love how those turned out! Can you point me in the direction of where to find the design for the leaves?
itzdiane answered:
Thank you! I bought them from emblibrary.com. They are called Light and Lovely Leaves.
stumble.b4831425 asked:
How long did it take you to do one holder?
itzdiane answered:
It's been quite a while since I've made them so I don't remember how long it took. Seems like it was pretty quick though since I just sewed the squares RST, turned, and top-stitched.