Tutorial: Cupcake Oven Mitt February 15, 2012 DIY, Sewing, Tutorials 7 Comments 25468 When my friend Amy showed me these sweet and functional mitts, I had to have her share them with you! You’ll find a FREE downloadable pattern in this tutorial, so read on for the deets! Here’s Amy: The cupcake oven mitt project is a great way to use fabric scraps. You will need: Two different fabrics, one for the cupcake icing and one for the cupcake wrapper (approximately two 9” squares of each) I used drop cloth for the wrapper—shocker. Cotton or bamboo batting (anything but synthetic really, because it may melt when exposed to heat—approximately one 9”x18” piece) Ribbon, buttons, or other embellishments of your liking Sewing machine, thread, scissors, pins Cupcake Pattern (download HERE) First, cut out two pieces of fabric for the cupcake icing and two for the cupcake wrapper. Please note that the cupcake icing is not symmetrical. You can either cut one and flip the stencil and cut the other or fold your fabric right sides together and cut them out at the same time. Next, cut one of each the cupcake icing and the wrapper from the batting. Now, sandwich the cupcake icing pieces together in the following order: fabric facing right side up, fabric facing right side down, batting. Do the same with the cupcake wrapper pieces. This is a little counter-intuitive. I wanted to sandwich the batting in the middle, but once the piece is sewn and turned right side out, the batting will be on the inside if you start with it on the outside. I promise it works. Pin and sew the sandwiched stacks leaving a small opening at the top to turn them right side out. Turn the pieces right side out. Now it’s time for some detailing. Iron both the cupcake icing and cupcake wrapper flat. Take the cupcake icing and sew along the edges to add some interest and close the opening. Next, do the same for the cupcake wrapper and also sew some vertical lines at the bottom to make the ‘wrapper fold’ detail as shown. Now is the time to add fabric trim to the cupcake icing. If you would like a bric-a-brack or ball-fringe around the edge, sew it on before you do the next step. Sandwich the cupcake icing on top of the cupcake wrapper and pin. At this point if you would like a fabric, ribbon or bric-a-brack loop, sandwich it in-between the icing and the wrapper. Sew along the top round of the cupcake wrapper, joining the two together and leaving the bottom edge of the cupcake icing open so that you can slide your hand in, mitt-style. Add any other embellishments you’d like, button sprinkles, cupcake topper poufs, etc. And—presto—you have the sweetest little oven-mitt ever! Hooray!! Thanks Amy!!! If you liked this tutorial, you’re in luck because Amy will be posting her sewing tutorials right here on LCH every week-COMING SOON!!!! 7 Responses Kassi @ Truly Lovely February 15, 2012 Those are so stinkin cute! And I’m beginning to think that Amy is CRAZY creative! 🙂 Reply Brooke February 15, 2012 Very cute! It’s so funny, I did a tutorial for cupcake oven mitts on my blog a few weeks ago! They’re so fun, I love seeing different variations. It’s such a cute, happy way to spice up plain old oven mitts. I wonder what other shapes are out there? Pizza mitts? Ice cream cones? Who knows! Reply Ashleigh Louise February 22, 2013 http://fgpizza.com/store/page12.html About 3/4 of the way down the page there is a pepperoni pizza slice oven mitt that’s shipped to you in it’s own pizza box… Haha x Reply Ashleigh Louise February 22, 2013 Great tutorial. I made my own cupcake oven mitt the other day and your tutorial really helped when I got a bit stuck. I hope you don’t mind, I linked to your tutorial when I was blogging about the cupcake oven mitt over at http://paintbrushesandtape.blogspot.co.uk/2013/02/cupcake-oven-mitt.html Please excuse how rough my blog is at the moment – we all have to start somewhere haha. I love your blog and will probably pop up more in the future 🙂 Reply The Dog Squad Birthday Cupcake Pet Dress, Large, Bubblegum | Dog Apparel Resource February 10, 2014 […] Birthday cupcake pink dress with pink-multicolored rhinestones and bronze stud cupcake detailing […] Reply JB May 2, 2016 What is the actual finished size ????? Reply Linky Thursday (on Friday) | StacySews September 2, 2016 […] for a fun and unique gift to give as a birthday gift? Be sure to check out this cupcake potholder tutorial. Pair it up with a matching towel and you’ve got a great […] Reply Leave a Reply Cancel ReplyYour email address will not be published.CommentName* Email* Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. CAPTCHA Code * Check here to Subscribe to notifications for new posts Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.