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Thread: What to use inside a quilted potholder

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    Senior Member stitchengramie's Avatar
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    I am making 9 inch potholders. I want to know what I should use inside them that will protect a persons hands and surface when used as a hot-pad. Any ideas?

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    Senior Member quilting Carol's Avatar
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    Only cotton batting.

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    I use 1 layer batting and 1 layer "Insul-Bright". You can get it at Joann Fabric.

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    I've used a Therma Flec Heat Resistant Cloth sales for around $8 a yard but you get lots of pot holders, mits & pads from it. Comes in quilted & non quilted and a couple different colors. Here's a link to a supplier:

    http://www.beaconfabric.com/vindex.html?cat210.htm

    I've also filled some of mine with cotton batting and use kitty litter that I put a few drops of scented oils such as cinnamon, apple, lavender, etc and made them to be used as hot pads. When you place a hot dish on them the aroma fills the room. PPl loved them as gifts!

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    Power Poster blueangel's Avatar
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    I use Insul bright and a layer of batting.

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    I use a layer of cotton batting between 2 layers from old jeans.

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    I bought a new ironing board cover and used the batting and insulated fabric inside potholders and years ago used pieces of flannel.

    Carol J.

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    I use 1 layer of insul-bright, and 1 layer of warm and natural batting.

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    I recycle old bath towels as batting. works great.

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    Just on the one pattern I use, I have used old sweatshirts.It is so simple to make and I have never been burned through it.
    I guess I am cheep. :)

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