~ Brother Sews Ambassador  Cozy is the theme this winter! With that in mind, let’s sew a heat resistant oven mitt in the craft room so we can make comforting homemade meals in the kitchen.
  • 1/2 yard thick cotton for the outer layer
  • Heat-resistant batting for the middle layer
  • Regular batting
  • 1/2 year medium weight cotton for the inner layer

Cut two 10 x 12 inch pieces from each fabric.   If you want your oven mitt personalized, add embroidery to one side of the outer layer fabric now. embroidery   To make the pattern, simply draw a mitt-shape around your hand on the craft paper and cut it out. outline hand   Cut two pieces of each material, so you have a front and a back side of each. cutting fabric   cutting fabric layers   Sew each piece of material around each layer individually: top layer, heat resistant layer, batting layer and inside layer.  You will end up with four separate mitts. fabric cutouts   sewing fabric   Clip the curves around the mitt for the outer layer and turn the outer layer right side out. outter layer   Insert the heat resistant batting into the outer layer of the mitt. heat resistant layer   Insert the regular batting into the two layers. batting layer   Without turning it right side out, insert the inside layer into all three layers of the mitt. inside layer   Once all the layers of the mitt are inserted into one another, trim the raw edge at the cuff. mitt layers inserted   trim fabric   Pin bias tape around the raw edge of the cuff and sew it into place. pinned bias tape   And viola, you have a DIY heat resistant oven mitt that pairs perfectly with your love for cooking! finished mitt   CLICK HERE FOR PDF!