Practical and pretty, useful and beautiful. A pleasure to behold, but it protects you too. Can't guess what it is? It's the Chimney Quilted pot holder, made from our Chimneys and Cornerstones quilt block. Brighten up your kitchen, or keep one by the fire place. To make the pot holder, download the two-page Chimney Quilted Pot Holder pattern as a PDF and print it out. Be sure to enlarge the quilt block to 125%.
To make the Chimney Quilted Pot Holder:
Make 1 block, and use very thick padding. Add a loop for hanging. Finished size is about 9 inches square.
To make the Chimneys and Cornerstones quilt block:
A: Cut 1. B: Cut 12. C: Cut 4. D: Cut 4. E: Cut 4. F: Cut 2. G: Cut 2.
Stitch B to C, and stitch B to other side of C. Make 2. Stitch C to A, then stitch C to other side of A. Stitch BCB to CAC, then stitch another BCB to block to form center square. Stitch B to D, then stitch B to other side of D. Make 2. Stitch D to side of center square, and then stitch D to other side of square. Sew a BDB to top and bottom of center square. Stitch B to E, then stitch B to other side of E. Make 2. Stitch E to side of center square, and then stitch E to other side of square. Sew a BEB to top and bottom of square. Stitch an F to top and bottom of square. Stitch a G to each side to complete block.
If you like the Chimneys and Cornerstones quilt block, check out the others that are part of the Country Cupboard quilt design. Enjoyed this project? See our other Quilted Pot Holder Patterns.
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Retta Warehime is the author of Snuggle Up, Patchwork Memories, Quilting Your Just Desserts, Farm House Quilts, and many other titles. She has taught piecing and quilting techniques for 24 years and has been designing and publishing quilt patterns for 18 years through her company, Sew Cherished. Warehime has published more than 200 quilt designs and is currently designing and publishing quilts for fabric company Web sites.