An adorable heart-shaped oven mitt; a fun project with a few new tricks. A bit of quilting, finishing with bias tape, mitering inner and outer corners.
In the following class, one will learn:
How to lay out a simple pattern on fabric
How to properly use an iron
How to sew on bias tape
How to sew mitered corners
How to make a heart shaped oven mitt from start to finish!
This class will be taught by Niku Arbabi of xostitches.net.
The course will take place on one day for 3 hours total. It is designed to accommodate 3-6 students. Pattern is included in class price.
Prerequisites: One must know how to operate a sewing machine on their own and know basic straight stitches. If you haven't touched a sewing machine in over a year, we ask that you sign up for Meet a Sewing Machine or Knowing Your Sewing Machine.
Sewing machines can be rented for $5 for the course. It is recommended that you bring a machine if you own one so that you may learn to sew on the machine that you'll be using the most.
(those marked with * are available for sale at The Cloth Pocket at 10% off for those taking the course)
-Sewing machine (one can be rented for $5 for the course)
— *1/4 yard (cotton broadcloth or linen/cotton) or fat quarter for main heart
— *1/4 yard (cotton broadcloth) or fat quarter for pockets
— *10x10" piece of InsulBrite
— *10x10" piece of cotton batting
— *1 package double fold bias tape
— *Thread to match bias tape
optional but helpful:
— Walking foot that fits your sewing machine
— *Curved large size quilting safety pins
Basic tool kit:
-*Fabric marking pen or tailor’s chalk
-*Extra sewing machine needles (size 80/12 and 90/14)
-*Clear grid ruler