Fold the potholder, stitch up the bottom and side, add the button, and you're done. The loop on the potholder is perfect for hanging the scissors right where you can see them. Perfect for kitchen sheers or sewing scissors in the craft room.
I couldn't decide which way I liked these better so I'm showing you both...one with the pointed end tucked in and the other with it left in a point.
I'm making these in red and white to use as little Valentine gifts...you could use any color potholder that strikes your fancy, as long as it's square.
Vintage ones would be fun...
photo from The DIY Spot
They could also be filled with crochet hooks, knitting needles, reading glasses, small kitchen utensils,or pens and pencils to hang by the phone. For Valentine's Day, I was thinking about lining one with a paper doily and filling it with candy for a neighbor. A simple shipping tag could be attached to the loop and stamped with a Valentine greeting...or check out all the free printable ones listed here.
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