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« on: December 18, 2009 11:35:08 PM »

For this Christmas, I decided to make potholders for many of the women in my family.  I ended up making five sets of three each, plus an additional set of two, for a grand total of 17 potholders...yup.  The main sets are made up of one bird potholder (you put you hands in the wings, and it opens up at the bottom so you can grab stuff, as demonstrated in the fuzzy photo--sorry for the blurriness!) and two coordinating flat circle potholders.  The additional set of two is for my sister in law, who is in the army--I found this funny army cotton and couldn't resist.  Wink  I made all the patterns myself, used all cotton (to prevent flammability) and the insides have one layer of heat-resistant potholder fabric and one layer of all cotton batting.  


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« Reply #1 on: December 18, 2009 11:44:32 PM »

the bird ones are so cute!  i bought my mom some potholders for christmas and was very disappointed with the selection in the store i went to.  i wish i'd thought to make some neat ones like these.

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« Reply #2 on: December 18, 2009 11:48:02 PM »

Those sure are different! I think the military ones are cool too! Nice sewing job on the piping, too. They look like they'll be fun to use!

« Reply #3 on: December 18, 2009 11:51:53 PM »

OMG, how cute are these?? Love them!

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« Reply #4 on: December 19, 2009 12:26:40 AM »

I am IN LOVE with the birds!  Adorable!  Hitting This Rocks right...now!

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« Reply #5 on: December 19, 2009 12:34:15 AM »

These are amazing! And so much better than store bought ones- the most creative ones I've seen have been heart shaped or something similar. Hitting this rocks!
« Reply #6 on: December 19, 2009 12:49:27 AM »

I love your High Fashion model (your pussycat) for your project,
must have cost a pretty penny,but well worth it.
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« Reply #7 on: December 19, 2009 12:53:39 AM »

sorry,this was for the project below yours,
i am a newbie.oops.
« Reply #8 on: December 19, 2009 12:56:43 AM »

I hit the "It Rocks" button as well.  The birdies are adorable!  Would love the pattern and tute!
« Reply #9 on: December 19, 2009 04:34:30 AM »

These are so cute - i would love to have these in my kitchen instead of boring square potholders Cheesy Making 17 of them must have been hard work! 

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