I love quick projects and everyone at some time will need an oven mitt. I used one I had on hand that has seen better days and traced around the shape adding a little extra for seam allowance. Then I decided to use a dish drying mat for the interior to see if it would work well. I can usually find these at my local Dollar Store for $1.00 which is a really good price for something finished. My mat had terry cloth on the outside and a nice foam inside. I would estimate that this project took me about 2 hours to complete and that included taking all of the pictures for the pattern which you can download below.
This would be an excellent gift for someone or a fun project if you feel creative but don't want to really get too engrossed. If your fabric stash has grown too much, these will certainly help eliminate extra material. The temperature rating for this has not been tested so please be very careful when using. In order to get full protection, you would want to line the inside with heatproof material. This should be able to be used with caution like most oven mitts or be decorative. I hope you have enjoyed this post, share what you have learned and are generous with what you make. Someone will appreciate your hard work!
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