However, in the middle of sewing the blocks and baking cinnamon rolls, I decided to make string potholders! I can't remember when I bought the potholders I'm using now. They're really not bad if you don't mind the faded look, maybe that could be called shabby chic! Also, we'll ignore the burns and fraying edges. Those are just signs of character and kind of go with my cookbook. And yes, in case you're wondering, I do admit my cooking sets off the smoke alarm on a regular basis!
Here are my two "Chocolate Box" strip potholders! This was a fun little project. When I started sewing the strips together for the potholders, I thought I was done with the quilt so I pieced some of the strips together to use them up. I like the scrappy look of it. This project also used up a small portion of the batting scraps I've been saving. Its been a long time since I've sewn with bias tape so the corners aren't as good as they could be but I like the end result all the same!