I found this great tutorial over at Riley Blake Designs, submitted by Jina Barney, for the easiest and cutest potholder I've seen in a while. If you haven't been to that website there are some really cute (and free!) patterns. I love Riley Blake fabrics - the quality is outstanding and the colors so rich. I made the potholder from scraps in my stash - not Riley Blake ones this time because I don't have enough of their fabrics to have scraps yet. :(
I do have a wonderful stack of fat quarters that I'm petting every time I go in the sewing room though. As soon as I get another couple of UFOs taken care of I've got a lap quilt in mind for those.
This is the potholder made from their pattern: