Bake at the Lake

Categories: Gifts, Utility

Bake at the Lake 3

Handy hot pad attaches to your favorite apron with a tie. No need to look for that hot pad every again. Bake at the Lake was inspired by the wonderful canoe paddle fabric found on a recent fabric store trip. Choose your fabric and get started as full instructions along with step by step diagrams have been provided to assure your success.

What you need to make this project

Materials
1/3 yard of two coordination cotton prints
cotton batting
Thread
Supplies
Two 5/8 inch grommets & tool
Basic sewing, cutting, meauring and pressing tools & supplies

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American Spirit Batting™ Classic Cotton 45″ x 60″

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Instructions

Step One

Bake at the LakeCut four 7” x 9” rectangles, one each from the main fabric and backing fabric and two from the cotton batting. Cut four 7” x 6” rectangles, one each from the main fabric and backing fabric and two from the cotton batting. Step by step diagrams have been provided, simply click on the icon Bake at the Lake.

Step Two

Layer the 7” x 9” (hot mat) rectangles of fabric and batting with the backing fabric right side down, covered by two layers of the cotton batting and then the main fabric right side up. Stitch through all layers of fabric and batting in vertical rows, spacing the rows 1 “apart.

Step Three

Layer the 7” x 6” (pocket) rectangles of fabric and batting with the backing fabric right side down, covered by two layers of the cotton batting and then the main fabric right side up. Stitch through all layers of fabric 1 “ from the top, bottom and side edges. Repeat stitching a box ½ “ in from the rows stitched earlier.

Step Four

Cut one rectangle of fabric 2” x 7” (pocket binding). With right sides together, pin the binding strip along the top edge of the pocket and stitch using a ½” seam then fold the strip to the back of the pocket, turning under the opposite edge of the binding strip 1/2”, hand stitch the binding to the back of the pocket edge along the seam line. Fold the binding strip over the top edge of the pocket, folding the opposite edge the binding strip under 1/2”, hand stitch the binding to the back of the pocket edge along the seam line.

Step Five

Pin the pocket on top of the hot mat, right sides up.

 

Step Six

Cut one rectangle of fabric 2” x 36” (hot mat binding strip). With right sides together, pin the binding strip along the top, bottom and side edges of the hot mat and pocket. Take the time to miter your corners to achieve a finished look. Stitch using a ½” seam then fold the strip to the back of the hot mat, turning under the opposite edge of the binding strip 1/2”, hand stitch the binding to the back of the hot mat along the seam line. Following the manufacturer’s directions, apply two 5/8” grommets to the hot mat.

Step Seven

Sew the apron of your choice, adding a 12” tie to the waistband. Use the tie to attach your hot mat, threading tee ties through the grommets in the hot pad.