DIY: Homemade Oven Mitts and Hot Pads
Tutorial on how to make homemade oven mitts. The kitchens pot holder (gloves) instruction have a lot photos and easy pattern.
Material for sewing oven mitts
For sewing two kitchen mittens you will need 35 cm of double-sided quilted fabric, 1 meter of edging tape and two sticker patches for clothes (at will).
How to draft the pattern of oven mitts
Take a sheet of A4 paper and outline your hand, as shown.
Do not forget to add large allowances to the seams around the hand. They are needed to take into account the thickness of the double-sided quilted fabric and loose position of the hand inside the mittens.
Now you can cut out the details of the mitten by adding allowances to the seams.
For one glove you need to cut two parts. For two gloves you need to cut four parts.
I recommend use a double-sided quilted fabric. But if you want, you can one-sided quilted fabric. In this case, you will need a double number of parts.
How to sew a kitchen oven mitt
If you will be make a mitt from one-sided quilted fabric you need to stitch both details together before.
Next, fasten both part of mitt together with clips or with baste stitches.
Note that the pencil indicates the place where you will need start to sew the mitten together on the sewing machine.
Now it's time to sew the oven mitt on sewing machine with seam allowance of 1 -1.5 cm.
To make this seam line softer inside the mitten, it is desirable to cut it a little.
If you consider it necessary, you can stitch around this seam with zigzag stitch also.
Last steps of sewing kitchen oven mitts
Turn out the mitten on the front side.
At this step, you need to perform a decorative finish with strip.
Decorate the tape needs fold in half.
Using an awl it is convenient to fold the tape in half.
Making a hanger for kitchen oven mitt
Sew the tape folded in half to the sewing machine about 10 - 15 cm, as shown.
Fold this piece in half and pin it to edge of mitt.
And connect both parts of the mitten, as shown.
Now you need to stitch a short segment of mitt together ( to the mark of pencil).
If necessary, make zig zag stitch also.
Now the kitchen glove is completely ready and you need to add the sticker patches for clothes (at will) with a hot iron.
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