Monday, August 8, 2011

Cupcake Oven Mitts

I got a pattern called Hot Cakes at a quilt shop called Nana's in Old Colorado City, CO. I also grabbed some fat quarters which I have long since turned into other fun things, plus some extra for "the stash", but I digress.

I was so excited to get some of these done up I neglected to leave anything for the seam allowance. I'm telling you right now it turned out OK but I won't forget next time. Woe it is though when you crank out the pieces for 10 pairs before you notice. They aren't too small to use and they are selling so I am not going to complain!

You can see the size here with Rhetta as my hand model and then myself as the model (I have big hands, just so you know).

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They were super fun to make. I varied the stitching on the cup halves and changed up the prints for mismatched pairs. They're a real hit with the folks at the farmers' market. My daughter also loves them and picked out a pair for herself.

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This one turned out my favorite. Not just because of the color scheme but I think because it looks like chocolate. I cannot stop myself around chocolate cupcakes!

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The next batch will be the proper size, I swear, and a friend gave me a great idea for embellishment. Look for that update soon.

2 comments:

*Jess* said...

Those are super cute! I had a hard time picturing what you were talking about in your post. The real pictures are much better than what I had in my head, LOL!

ana @ i made it so said...

got it! ;)