These DIY heart-shaped potholders are perfect gifts for your friends who love to cook and bake.
A lot of people, when searching for gifts, prefer custom-made ones instead of those bought from stores. It’s more personal and the effort that came with making the gift makes it even more special. This is the reason why I got hooked on DIY projects. As early as the start of the year, I continuously create stuff, knowing that one day, I’ll be giving them away as presents.
One of the DIY projects that I really love making is for my friends who love to cook and bake. I used to just sew ordinary potholders but when I came across these heart-shaped ones, I fell in love instantly. And so every year, I make sure that I give out heart-shaped potholders, especially during Valentine’s Day. I must say, it’s a big hit.
Adorable DIY heart-shaped potholder designs that will definitely inspire you.
These adorable DIY heart-shaped potholders are the perfect way to show your loved ones how much you care. You don’t need to be a master crafter to make these darling potholders. In fact, all you need is some fabric, a sewing machine, and a little bit of love.
Whether you’re looking for a unique gift for your Valentine or a fun way to decorate your home for the holiday, these heart-shaped potholders are sure to please. So grab your supplies and get started on your own DIY Valentine’s Day project today!
Adorable DIY heart-shaped potholder designs
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These are very easy to make. It requires basic sewing skills. I think the hard part is in choosing which fabric to use because there are plenty of pretty designs to choose from! Plus, the materials aren’t very hard to find. In the end, you get adorable heart-shaped potholders that are always perfect as gifts.
- Fabric of your choice
- Insulating batting
- Ribbon or twill tape (optional)
- Sewing machine
- Steam iron
How to make a DIY heart-shaped potholder
This project is easy to do and only requires a few supplies. Once you have your supplies work in a small and just take your time. Here’s how:
1. Prepare your fabric
To prepare the fabric for your heart-shaped potholder, look for a design that will suit your taste. You can find a lot of designs online, or you can even come up with your own. Once you’ve decided on a design, print it out on a piece of paper. Then, cut out the heart shape from the paper. After that, use the heart-shaped template to trace the shape onto the fabric. Cut out the heart from the fabric, and you’re all set!
2. Create the heart shape
To create the heart shape, simply draw a heart on the fabric and insulate the batting. Make sure to make the same size. Fold the hearts in the center. Then carefully cut them out.
You can make the heart shape using any type of fabric you want. If you want to make a quilted heart, you can use two pieces of fabric and batting. Simply quilt the three layers together and then cut out the heart shape.
You can also use fusible interfacing to create the heart shape. Simply iron the interfacing onto the wrong side of the fabric. Then cut out the heart shape.
3. Make the handle
To make the handle where you can insert your hand, simply fold the fabric and cut it in the middle. This will create a space for your hand, making it easy to use the potholder.
4. Sew them together
To sew the fabric and insulating batting together, start by sewing the sides of the fabric. Iron the sides to make them lie flat. Then, sew the fabric to the insulating batting. Iron them again to create a smooth surface.
You can add a little hanger to your potholder, by sewing a small strip of fabric on the top with a small circle or oblong shape.
Great job on your new potholder! Now you can enjoy cooking with a little extra protection, and in style. This heart-shaped design is perfect for showing off your personality in the kitchen. Thanks for choosing this project, and enjoy your new potholder! 😘
Learn how to make these adorable heart-shaped potholders by watching this tutorial video.