Do you follow Jodi at Pleasant Home blog? She is an amazing quilter and spends many hours blogging and finding inspirational quilt photos online to share. There is no way I could ever become the prolific quilter that she is! Recently she shared a great tutorial for a mug rug. You can find it HERE
This method has got to be the easiest way to quilt EVER! I cut all my blocks to 2" square. I used 5 across and 5 down. You will need lightweight fusible interfacing cut into a 10" square. Iron the 2" squares to the interfacing following the manufacturer's directions. Only now do you need to go to the sewing machine. I'll let you check out Jodi's tutorial to figure this out.
This next photo is one pot holder ready to be sewn and the one on the right is completed/quilted/backed.
You can see how much it "shrinks" after sewing. I used fusible batting inside.
I've got 2 sick kids home today, 1 with strep throat and the other one is throwing up - yeah! Unfortunately I can't get any weaving done since I'm being called upon every 5 minutes, but I was able to make 6 potholders.
These 2 "kids" seem to like it when someone is home with them....
Both of them are hanging out with us in the living room.