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Top 11 Free Quilted Potholder Patterns (+10 Bonus Patterns For Sale)

The key to a unique and inviting kitchen is a cute pot holder quilt. Quilted pot holders are a great way to add a little DIY touch to your kitchen. If you want to redecorate your kitchen with some new pot holders, these patterns are a fantastic place to start. They also make great gifts for your loved ones who love baking or cooking. Prepare your sewing kits first then the hot pots next!

Free Quilted Pot Holder Patterns – Top Picks

1. Free Quilt Pattern: Pot Holder and Oven Mitt Set

Free Quilt Pattern - Pot Holder and Oven Mitt Set Pattern

Designer: Erika Bea for Robert Kaufman

Christmas season is near! And I’m sure that you’re looking for stylish and cute pot holders and hand mitts that will go well with your decoration. This creation by Erika Bea for Robert Kaufman Fabrics is perfect for when you handle casserole out of the stove’s hot panhandle or the oven for your Christmas preparations. This pot holder and oven mitt pattern measure 8 inches x 8 inches and approximately 8 inches x 12 inches which is ideal for beginners.

2. Free Quilt Pattern: Patchwork Acorn Pot Holders

Free Quilt Pattern - Patchwork Acorn Pot Holders

Designer: Jedi Craft Girl for Therm o Web

Complete your fall collection with this creation of patchwork potholders by Jedi Craft Girl. Use the several baskets of scraps you have and make a new addition to your fall baking supplies or give this as a gift to your loved ones for Thanksgiving dinner.

3. Free Quilt Pattern: Bunny Silhouette Hot Pad

Free Quilt Pattern - Bunny Silhouette Hot Pad

Designer: Amy from Friends Stitched Together for So Sew Easy

Embrace the Easter spirit with the Bunny Silhouette Hot Pad, a charming free quilt pattern by Amy from Friends Stitched Together. This adorable potholder, showcasing a delightful Easter bunny silhouette, is the perfect addition to your kitchen decor or a thoughtful gift for the Easter meal host. Ideal for quilters of all levels, this pattern offers a unique opportunity to create a functional yet decorative piece that celebrates the joy and warmth of the season. It’s a quick and enjoyable project that promises to bring a touch of whimsy to any kitchen setting.

4. Free Quilt Pattern: Apple Shaped Potholders

Free Quilt Pattern - Apple Shaped Potholders by All Sew Petite

Designer: Monika of Allsewpetite

Keep your countertop or table protected with the custom-made quilted pot holders that are just the perfect size for you! This pattern by Monika of Allsewpetite is very easy to recreate for beginners and you can use it to add some cuteness to your apple collection or as a trivet, hot pad, or potholder.

5. Free Quilt Pattern: String Block Quilted Potholder

String Block Quilted Potholder Pattern - free quilt tutorial

Designer: Sherri from A Quilting Life

Celebrate the festive season with the String Block Quilted Potholder, a delightful free pattern by Sherri from A Quilting Life. This Christmas-themed potholder infuses your kitchen with holiday cheer, featuring charming Christmas motifs. Measuring approximately 8 ½ inches square to 8 ½ by 10 ½ inches, it’s the perfect size for handling all your festive baking and cooking needs. Ideal for both novice and experienced quilters, this project is a fun and creative way to bring the spirit of Christmas into your home, while showcasing your quilting skills and festive spirit.

6. Free Quilt Pattern: Quilted Pot Holders

Quilted Pot Holders - free quilt pattern

Designer: Lindsey Weight for Fort Worth Fabric Studio

Astound yourself with your creativity by combining different quilting designs for your quilt! This colorful design for Fort Worth Fabric Studio by Lindsey Weight allows you to explore fabric pieces and consider possible design options for the quilt of your dreams. This pattern includes various combinations of lively colors and measures 9 inches X 9 inches.

7. Free Quilt Pattern: GO! Nautical Gift Basket

Free Quilt Pattern- GO! Nautical Gift Basket by AccuQuilt

Designer: AccuQuilt

Discover the ideal holiday present for the kitchen enthusiast with the GO! Nautical Gift Basket, a charming and free quilt pattern from AccuQuilt. This delightful kitchen gift set includes patterns for Oven Mittens, a Big Bowl Cozy, and a Clam Shell Pot Holder, making it a perfect and practical addition to any culinary space. Crafted to be cherished by any home chef, this pattern allows you to use your favorite scrap fabrics or select seasonal themes to match the decor. Whether for personal use or as a thoughtful gift, this quilted kitchen set is sure to bring joy and utility to anyone who loves spending time in the kitchen.

8. Free Quilt Pattern: Pinwheel Pot Holder

Pinwheel Pot Holder - free quilted pot holder pattern

Designer: Natalie Crabtree

The Pinwheel Pot Holder is a free quilted potholder pattern inspired by “Get the Scoop” from designer Natalie Crabtree. This fat quarter-friendly project, measuring a convenient 10-1/2″ square, combines practicality with charm. Its pinwheel design not only adds a playful touch to your kitchen decor but also makes for a delightful quilting project. Ideal for both personal use and as a thoughtful handmade gift, this pattern allows quilters to creatively utilize fabric scraps while crafting a useful and aesthetically pleasing kitchen accessory.

9. Free Quilt Pattern: Cherry Pie Potholder

Cherry Pie Potholder - free quilted potholder pattern

Designer: Laura Gummerman of A Beautiful Mess

The Cherry Pie Potholder is a delightful free quilted pattern by Laura Gummerman of A Beautiful Mess, perfect for embracing the baking season. This charming design, inspired by the warmth and joy of fall baking, transforms an ordinary kitchen accessory into a whimsical cherry pie oven mitt. Ideal for assisting in your culinary creations, this potholder adds a dash of fun and creativity to your kitchen. Whether you’re an avid baker or simply love unique kitchen décor, this pattern is a sweet way to celebrate the season and your love for homemade treats.

10. Free Quilt Pattern: Log Cabin Hexi Potholder

Log Cabin Hexi Potholder - free quilted potholder pattern

Designer: Caroline Fairbanks-Critchfield of Sew Can She

The Log Cabin Hexi Potholder is an enchanting free quilted pattern by Caroline Fairbanks-Critchfield of Sew Can She, designed to bring both beauty and utility to your kitchen. Ideal for quilters looking to utilize fabric and batting scraps, this pattern offers a wonderful opportunity to hone your quilting skills while creating something functional. These charming hexagonal potholders, inspired by the classic log cabin design, are not just practical kitchen items but also add a touch of handmade elegance. They are perfect for everyday use or as thoughtful handmade gifts for friends and family who appreciate the warmth of a well-made quilted item.

11. Free Quilt Pattern: Berry Good Pot Holder

The Berry Good Pot Holder Quilt Pattern from American Patchwork & Quilting features Northcott’s Colorworks and Toscana collections fabrics. This charming pattern creates a cheerful pot holder embellished with a strawberry block, perfect for brightening your kitchen. It includes a practical hanging loop for easy display. The finished pot holder measures 8″ square, making it a functional and decorative addition to your cooking space.

BONUS Quilted Potholder Patterns For Sale from Online Shops

1. Kitty Potholder (Downloadable Pattern For Sale)

Kitty Potholder - paid quilt pattern - instant download

Designer: Laurraine Yuyama of Patchwork Pottery

Are you a cat lover? Then this design is the best choice for you! Featuring an adorable little cat with the perfect set combination of all those fabric scraps, this design by Laurraine Yuyama measuring 10 ½ inches by 10 ½ inches can serve as a potholder, a nice present set for anyone, as well as stunning kitty decor.

2. 110 Quilted Potholders E-book (PDF Printable Pattern For Sale)

110 Quilted Potholders E-book by Linda Causee and Rita Weiss

Designer: Linda Causee and Rita Weiss

Enhance and experience all the satisfaction of making a quilt and upgrading your kitchen with the help of these easy potholder patterns that are suitable for all beginners or experienced quilters. This book by Linda Causee and Rita Weiss features 110 8-inch patchwork patterns and will surely help you create the best quilting designs for your homes.

3. Quilted Round Potholder Parade (PDF Downloadable Pattern For Sale)

Quilted Round Potholder Parade - pdf download

Designer: Melissa Mortenson of Polka Dot Chair

Gift your loved ones with this beautiful and cute Pot Holder Parade pattern and watch them immerse themselves in making these 4 different styles of potholders including Round Potholder Pattern, Envelope Potholder Pattern, Tree Potholder Pattern, Stripey Potholder Pattern and Stripey Dishtowel Pattern measuring approx. 8 inches, 8 inches x 10 inches, 9 inches tall and 8 inches x 10 inches respectively.

4. Quilted Potholder Pattern Set (Digital Download Pattern For Sale)

Quilted Potholder Pattern -pdf download

Designer: Paulette and Tes of Tulip Square

Utilize all your fabric scraps with the help of this quilted pot holder pattern and design a fun assortment of them to create a new pattern. This set pattern includes four different easy designs and produces 6 ½ inches and 7 ½ inches.

5. Leaf Potholders (Downloadable Pattern For Sale)

Leaf quilted Potholders - pdf download

Designer: Laurraine Yuyama of Patchwork Pottery

Add a whimsical touch to your home and kitchen decorations with these leaf potholders. You can make a set of all three sizes and enjoy your large sets of leaf coasters and protect your hands and tables from hot dishes. The finished quilt measures 5 ½ inches x 7 inches for small, 7 ½ inches x 9 inches for medium and 9 inches x 12 inches for large.

6. Sew Magic Pot Holder (PDF Printable Pattern For Sale)

Create various designs and sizes with this potholder quilt pattern to give as gifts to your loved ones! With the help of your scrap fabrics, a basic four-patch block or nine-patch block may be transformed magically into a gorgeous pot holder! This pattern by Double Nickel Quilts has finished sizes measuring 7 ½ inches for the four patches, and 7 ¼ inches for the nine patches.

7. Butterfly Potholder (PDF Downloadable Pattern For Sale)

Butterfly Quilted Potholder

Designer: Laurraine Yuyama of Patchwork Pottery

This stunning Butterfly Potholder item will make your heart flutter with its exceptional beauty! This quilted hot pad pattern by Laurraine Yuyama is very easy to recreate for skilled intermediate-level quilters and measures 8 inches by 10 inches. So, spread your wings and create a butterfly pot holder to demonstrate your adoration for butterflies!

8. Goin’ Fishin’ Potholder (Physical Pattern For Sale)

Goin' Fishin' Potholder - quilted potholder

Designer: Mary Hertel of Made by Marney

Put a little fin-tastic fun on your kitchen by making this goin’ fishin’ potholder pattern from Made by Marney. An adorable fish and fishing rod are appliquéd by hand onto this lovely potholder. With the help of this pattern, you can create a table runner and two potholders that measure 43 inches X 18 inches and 10 inches X 10 inches, respectively.

9. Pot Holders for All Seasons Quilt Pattern (Physical Pattern For Sale)

Pot Holders for All Seasons Quilt Pattern - etsy

Designer: Chris Malone for Annie’s Quilting

Pot Holders for All Seasons Quilt Pattern by Chris Malone for Annie’s Quilting is a pattern book that offers a wide array of quilted pot holder designs suitable for any time of the year or occasion, perfect for adding a personalized touch to your kitchen. This book includes patterns and helpful tutorial sidebars such as Raw-Edge Fusible Applique, Padded Applique, Mitered Corner Binding, and Cutting Bias Strips, enhancing your crafting skills. Templates needed for these projects are conveniently included on an insert within the book, ensuring you have everything you need to get started.

10. Heart-shaped Pot Holder Quilt Pattern (Downloadable Pattern For Sale)

Heart-shaped Pot Holder Quilt Pattern2 - etsy

Designer: BL Handmade

The heart-shaped potholder quilt pattern by BL Handmade is ideal for advanced beginners and features a charming heart shape. This pattern provides detailed instructions and step-by-step pictures, making the crafting process clear and straightforward. Whether you want to enhance your kitchen decor or create a heartfelt gift, this pattern ensures you can quickly produce a beautiful and functional pot holder.

Our group member tested out this Quilted Potholder Pattern and here is her feedback:

Dresden Pot Holder made by Kathy Sauer

“First attempt on a pot holder” – Kathy Sauer

Dresden Pot holder made by Kathy Sauer Facebook Group member post - ILQF

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Here Are More Quilted Potholder Pattern Ideas For Inspiration

Potholder Quilt Pattern Idea from Quilter Sharon

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Potholder Quilt Pattern Idea from Starmalia Shop

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Potholder Quilt Pattern Idea from M Angels Pineda Alonso

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Potholder Quilt Pattern Idea from Christy Quilts

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Potholder Quilt Pattern Idea from Marjan Rahimi

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Potholder Quilt Pattern Idea from Threads and Quilts

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Potholder Quilt Pattern Idea from Cubby Jerry

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Potholder Quilt Pattern Idea from Questioning Quilter

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Potholder Quilt Pattern Idea from Saija Elina

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Potholder Quilt Pattern Idea from Gray Matter Makes

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Exploring this collection of quilted potholder patterns highlights how these charming kitchen accessories blend functionality with creativity. Each design offers a unique way to express individual style and practice quilting skills. Ideal for quilters of all levels, these patterns not only add a personal touch to any kitchen but also make thoughtful, handcrafted gifts. Whether you’re seeking a quick project or a way to use up fabric scraps, these potholders are delightful mini canvases for your quilting passion.

Quilted Potholder Patterns roundup 2 - Pinterest - ILQF

Lynette Wilson

Tuesday 25th of October 2022

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