Wednesday, February 16, 2011

Easy Chenille hot pads

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I was asked by a reader if I had an easy hot pad pattern?
I emailed her back and said yes I do and she asked if I would make tutorial for it.
So here it is.

Here is what you need.
Chenille
Heat resistant padding
a cotton fabric
sewing machine
cutting mat
something to cut with
thread

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Next cut the cotton fabric, chenille, and the heat resistant padding in to the size you want it.
These ones I made 10x10 I also like to make them 8x8

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Once cut place the chenille an gotten fabric right sides together, then place the padding on top.

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Pin all the way around if you like leaving 2 inches space for turning.
Then sew a 1/2 seam all the way around again leaving a 2 in opening for turning.
Once you are done sewing turn.

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Once turned iron the 2 inch opening down pin then sew a 1/4 seam all the way around making sure you catch the opening.
Then sew a line from corner to corner diagonally making an X.
Walla you are done, it took 20 mins to make all 3 including cutting out and winding bobbin thread.

Email me if you have any questions or if you make these I would love to see your creations..



4 comments:

Cherie said...

Those are fab - I adore Chenille! Thanks for the tutorial and I hope you guys are staying warm!

Jamie said...

They look beautiful. And so simple. I'm in desperate need of hotpads and have not found any at the store that I like. Thank you so much for sharing. I'm your newest follower from Transformation Thursdays. Come check out my blog when you get some time. http://diyhshp.blogspot.com

Ann Marie said...

Super cute and easy!
You always have great creations!

Ande said...

cute!!! Wish I had some of that material here, might have to go in search of it!!! Love your breakfast!! :)