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How to Sew Amish Folded Star Quilted Hot Pads + Pot Holders


This is a great little project to use up bits and pieces in your stash! Learn how to create this gorgeous quilted Amish-style hot pad or pot holder if you prefer.

What you'll need:
-4 fabrics, 1/8th yard each
-fat quarter for backing and bias binding
-8" x 8" scrap fabric
-8" x 8" Insul Bright heat resistant batting
-sewing machine, needles, thread, scissors, ruler, etc.

Cutting list:

Color A (inside or small star): (5) 3" x 3" squares
Color B: (8) 3.5" x 3.5" squares
Color C: (8) 4" x 4" squares
Color D (outside and dominant star): (8) 4.5" x 4.5" squares
Binding (cut on the bias): 2" by 26"
Loop (cut on the bias): 1.5" by 4-5"

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A free pdf from *A Girl in Paradise contains a tutorial for a *Modern Folded Star wallhanging 15" in diameter.  If you would rather it hang on your wall than on to your hot dishes, *get the free PDF.

Modern Folded Star Mini from agirlinparadise

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Comment by Karen on July 8, 2015 at 5:19pm

Hi Julie -  you might like this tutorial better then, it includes printable instructions  Fancy Folded Star Pot Holder or you could buy a pattern like this one on Etsy

Comment by Julie Dresher on July 8, 2015 at 11:31am

I like tutorials but prefer patterns

Comment by Phyllis Chambliss on March 30, 2015 at 4:54pm

I really like that star, I might try it thank you for the video.

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