For The Kitchen

How to Miter a Hem for Tablecloths and Placemats

Mitered corners reduce the bulk on the folded seams and allow the edges to meet evenly resulting in a neat and tidy finish. Making a mitered hem is easier than you think and in this video you’ll learn how to miter, sew and finish the corners of tablecloths and placemats.

Elephant Tea Cosy Sewing Pattern

This elephant tea cosy is fun to make and will keep your tea pot warm when sitting on the table. A loop on top is perfect for hanging when not in use. Use your favorite or fun fabrics, and add a touch of embroidery and embellishment to finish it off. Find the sewing pattern here

Ruling the Roost Sewing Pattern

These potholder and appliance covers are just the thing to make your kitchen cozy. These kitchen accessories are fun to make and perfect for using your favorite cotton fabric. The patterns include a baby chick potholder, chicken toaster cover, and rooster stand mixer cover and coffee maker cover. All items have applique detail and are …

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Sewing Beyond the Basics: Kitchen Accessories Online Class

Take your beginner sewing skills to intermediate and impressive in this sewing class that includes 9 great kitchen projects. Full of many skill-building sewing techniques and useful tips, this class is designed like a hands-on workshop to accelerate and broaden your sewing abilities. You will learn and practice many intermediate-level sewing skills while you sew …

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Who Owl Pot Holders Pattern

These cute pot holders are quick and easy to make, and are functional as well. The pot holders are lined with insul bright, and once sewn they form a pocket in the front that your hands slip into so they are protected from heat and flames. They’re even fat quarter friendly so they’re super quick …

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Learn Easy Sewing Skills

Beginning with basic explanations and easy practice exercises, build basic sewing skills to become a skilled sewer. Beginning sewists will progress through projects that are made using fat quarters and a combination of the skills previously taught. By the end of this book, you’ll have learned how to create beautiful towels, market bag, table runners …

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Fruit Stitch Mitts Sewing Pattern

These two appliqued and embroidered oven mitts will bring a fun and fresh style to your kitchen. Included are designs for an apple and an orange mitt which can be embellished using quilting, embroidery and stitching. The mitts are made using Insul-Bright batting which will protect your hands from heat. Find the sewing pattern here

Micro-Safe Hot Holders Sewing Pattern

You’ll never burn your fingers again on a piping hot bowl from the microwave when you use these hand holders. When not being used to hold a hot foot, they also make great fabric bowls and can be used for storing apples, oranges or any other fruits or vegetables. Find the sewing pattern here

Floral Stitch Mitts Sewing Pattern

These stitched hand mitt potholders are fun and easy to make using quilting cotton or home decor weight cotton. The front is embellished with two vintage floral hand stitched embroidery designs, and the back is quilted. Insulated batting is used to protect your hand when it slides inside the potholder. Find the sewing pattern here

Potluck Party Set Sewing Pattern

Transport your casseroles, desserts and appetizers quickly and easily with this set of carriers. The circular casserole/pie carrier can be pieced in a sun-ray style or using your favorite fabric, then quilted with your favorite techniques. Insulated batting keeps items warm, and handles and drawstring closures keep them safe and secure. Bring your serving utensils …

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Freddy’s Pad Place Mats Sewing Pattern

Sew a set of whimsical frog place mats for your kitchen table, then compliment them with lily pad mug mats coasters and a couple of hot pads also shaped like lily pads. These cute place mats are quick and easy to make and your friends will be green with envy. Find the sewing pattern here

Fall Leaf Potholders & Table Protector Pads – Free Sewing Tutorial

These fun potholders will add some Autumn festivity to the table and keep it protected at the same time. The pot holders not only add seasonal table decoration, they are also functional and are insulated using insul-bright and cotton batting. Each leaf is also fully reversible. Find the free sewing tutorial here