Sunday, April 10, 2011

Scalloped Potholders

I almost forgot to show you my lovely scalloped potholders!!!  First, in my WIP Wednesday post, I showed you my first

Well, well well well..........I was so proud of this UNTIL I made my second side and then started to stitch them together.  (It is a 2 -sided thick potholder).  Guess what?  I messed up on this one!!!!!  If you imagine this potholder is a clock, look at the 1:00 position near the center.  That just isn't correct.  Darn it!  And as a result of ONE missed stitch, I was short an ENTIRE SCALLOP.  One stitch people!!

So guess what??  This beautiful item is now a coaster.  lol  And I stitched a full 2 more sides to make the PERFECT Scalloped Potholder, which I dearly love.  And gave it away as a gift.  lol  

This pattern is SO easy, so fast.  Honestly, the hardest part was the very end when you stitch the 2 together.  Not my fave.  

And here she is, in all her glory:

New side 1 and side 2 - I jazzed up the gray side a bit more this time. 

I just love this!!  Many more will be in my future...I'm dreaming of all kinds of color combos as I write this. 

I may be linking to THESE parties.



  1. Just lovely! You take great photos too!

    Thanks for linking to a Round Tuit!
    Hope you have a great week!
    Jill @ Creating my way to Success

  2. I love your coasters/potholders !

  3. Very nice, you did a great job with your potholders! Love the pattern and the colors you used by the way :)

  4. This is one of my most favorite potholder patterns! Good job!

  5. Love them!

    Would love to see you share it at my link party!

  6. Aren't you talented?!? Beautiful potholders! I hope you stop by the Tuesday To Do party and share it!


  7. this is so cool! i love the colors you chose. and I agree with Jill, you take awesome photos!

    I'd love for you to link this up to my link party, Your Whims Wednesday!

  8. Lovely!

    And the photos are amazing.

  9. I just did this project too and posted it! Love the colors you chose! Great job. :)

  10. love the colors, very cute! thanks for sharing this at my party!

  11. Great tutorial, and such a great idea! I just love those colors, too. :) Thanks so much for linking up at The Little Birdie! :)

  12. Those are just GREAT! I love the color combo! My step-mother's kitchen is the green color and I love it!
    Thanks for linking up to Making It With Allie! I can't wait to see what you have for next week!

  13. I also have to say I love the color combo. What pretty potholders (and a coaster!) Thanks for linking up with Sweets This Week. Have a great weekend.


  14. Awesome potholders! I love your color choices.

  15. Very cute! You're going to convert me to crochet :-)

  16. Please have these for a giveaway. I could use some texture like that in my kitchen!

    Thanks for linking up to Creative Juice Thursday...hope to see more of your work this upcoming week!

  17. Thanks for stopping in to Make & Share! I'm featuring your potholdser next week 4/22 for the 3rd edition. Stop by and link up again. Can't wait to see more great tutes!

    I really want to try your scalloped scarf .)

  18. Just darling! I can tell you are getting good use out of your photo "studio"! :-)
    Thanks so much for linking this up to Inspiration Friday!

  19. These are so lovely!! I can't tell you how many time I've had the exact same thing happen to me! Thanks for sharing at Make Somthing Monday! Can't wait to see what you have this week!

    ~ Sarah

  20. Where is the mistake? I just stared at the pot holder for 10 minutes. I must be blind. You do amazing work! This is something I have no idea how to make but love to appreciate! Thanks for linking to Workshop Wednesday- I hope to see you back this week! goobyecityhellosuburbs ee you back th

  21. I have been looking for a pattern like this! Thanks so much, became a follower, would love for you to stop by mine,


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