A quick post to link you to the above site for some interesting ways to line potholders.
Janet Wickell writes many interesting quilting articles and is easy to understand, As well, she responds to her people who comment - a rare on-line courtesy. The comments in her article site above show some money-saving and easy ways to accomplish potholder fillings.
Here's a link to an interesting and sturdy-looking potholder from an old pair of jeans, that serves as an oven mitt, as well.
Let us know how you fill your potholders..to give that "old time" safety, assuring you receive no red spots or blisters along with that tasty recipe you just brewed up for your family!
You can never have enough potholders...there's always room for one more.