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Basic Potholder

© Pixie


Sewing Scissors
Purchased pre-made pot holder
1 piece of 100% cotton fabric, at least ½" (1.27 cm) larger than the pot holder on each side
Ironing board
Needle or sewing machine


Pin and press a ½" (1.27 cm) hem on each side of the piece of cotton fabric.

Pin the fabric onto the front of the pre-made pot holder.

Sew into place.

Final Product



Pixie's pattern was taken with permission from The Leaky Lounge.

Please note that the patterns and tutorials you find here have been designed by Harry Potter fans all over the Internet. The authors alone hold the copyrights and licences to these patterns and tutorials, which means you CANNOT use their patterns to make something that you will sell to others afterwards. You can use them to make things for yourself. You can make some for your friends and ask them to pay for supplies. You CANNOT, however, ask them to pay you to do it as though you had created this pattern by yourself, or try to sell you crafts to a local store.

Think about it. Would you take a Prisoner of Azkaban book, photocopy it, put your name in big red letters on the front cover and try to sell it in your local library? The answer is, obviously, no. Well, selling crafts you have made but not designed would be just as bad!

Also note that the tutorials, recipes and patterns found here have not been tested and that The Leaky Cauldron's Harry Potter Crafts section is not responsible for any mistakes they may contain. If you do find something wrong in one of them, however, please e-mail us to let us know.

On that note, Harry crafting to all!