Microwave Bowl Covers

Categories: Utility, Gifts

Dress up your bowls with these cute bowl covers. With the use of Shield liner fabric, you can limit the condensation build up or messy food leaks while keeping your food warm after it has been microwaved.

What you need to make this project

Materials
Soft & Toasty™ Cotton Batting
Shield Liner Fabric
Supplies
Cotton Fabric - 1/4 yard
Cotton Fabric - 1/4 yard for lining
Thread
Sewing Machine
Basic Sewing, Measuring, Cutting, Pressing Tools & Supplies

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Soft & Toasty™ Cotton Batting 36″ x 45″

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Shield Liner Fabric Craft Pack

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Instructions

Step One

Cut the following: Two 14 (10) inch squares of coordinating 100% cotton fabrics, Two 13 (9) inch squares of Soft & Toasty 100% cotton batting, One 13 (9) inch square of Shield moisture barrier fabric & 100% cotton thread. Note: measurements for small bowl covers are listed in brackets. All seams will be ½ inch unless otherwise noted. Diagrams have been provided and are contained within the file marked Microwave Bowl Covers.
Microwave Bowl Covers

Step Two

Layer batting on top of each of the fabric squares wrong side. Cover one of the fabric and batting layers with a square of Shield. Mark, then Stitch an x and + through both the layers of the batting and the fabric. Repeat using the second piece of fabric and batting.

Step Three

Fold the stitched square in half and place a mark 1 ½ (1 ¼) inches out from the centerfold along the top edge. Place a second mark 3 1/4 (2 ¾) inches down the center stitching line. Draw a line connecting the two marks, creating a dart. Stitch along the marked line. Repeat marking and stitching creating a total of four darts. Repeat to create darts using the second piece of stitched fabric.

Step Four

Trim away the bulk of the darts and press.

Step Five

With right sides together; stitch the two pieces of fabric together, leaving a 3 inch opening along one edge. Trim corners and turn right side out. Press well.

Step Six

Hand stitch the opening closed. Top stitch around the Microwave Bowl Cover, sewing ¼ inch away from the outside edge to secure all layers of the fabric and the batting together.