If you've been around since the end of June you may have seen the oven mitt I made for my friend's wedding present. I really liked it and I finally found a little time, energy and a fabric to make one for myself. I've had my eye on this fabric for a good amount of time now. It finally went on sale for $1.95 a yard so I bought what was left. So lets get started.
What you need:
fat quarter of fabric
thermal batting (make sure you get this, regular batting won't work)
fat quarter of lining (this can be from your outside fabric or a different fabric to become reversible)
complementing double fold bias tape
- First print the pattern (follow the link to print)
- line your fabrics up folded and on top of each other
- pin the pattern to your fabric and cut around creating 2 fabric and 2 batting
- pin and cut 2 lining
- place your lining facing each other
- place your batting on the outside of your lining, creating a sandwich
- pin and sew using a 5/8ths seam allowance
- pin your fabric facing each other and pin
- sew using a 5/8ths seam allowance
- clip your curves making sure not to cut past the stitches
- turn your fabric right side out and place over your batting and line
- turn your oven mitt inside out and unfold your bias tape, fold over end and pin to the edge of your mitt following the pre-folded line
- sew following the pre-folded line
- fold bias tape over edge and pin
- sew to secure bias tape
- turn oven mitt right side out and marvel at your work!
Hope this was helpful and if you get a chance to make one I'd love to see your pictures. I'll be setting up a flickr group dedicated to WillowWould Projects feel free to join and contribute.