DIY fabric oven gloves – free sewing pattern

Hello, my crafty friends! A few weeks ago, I made a new pair of apple-shaped potholders, and since I had just about enough of the fabric, I decided to make a matching pair of oven gloves. When I made oven gloves in the past, I used a pattern included in the book “The hand-stitched flower garden” by Yuki Sugashima. You can check out my older blog post here.

This time I’ve used a pattern that better fits my smaller hands. What pattern is it, you ask? A self-drafted pattern, of course! If you have smaller hands and the standard size of oven gloves is always too big, why not make a pair that would fit better!?! Download my free pdf pattern below 😉

You will need the following supplies to complete the project:

  • External and lining fabric. Use a natural fibre material such as cotton or linen, because they can withstand the heat. I used various scraps of lightweight cotton fabrics, but medium weight canvas works best.
  • Woven interfacing is optional, and you can use it to beef up your fabric if like me you are using quilting cotton or other lightweight material.
  • Heat reflective fleece or thermal batting is a MUST! I tried few different options, but found that Insul-Bright insulating wadding worked best. When working with lightweight fabric I would recommend using two layers.
  • Quilting ruler,
  • Frixion pen or other marking tools,
  • Scissors, snips,
  • Cotton thread and sewing machine.

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To make one oven glove cut:

  • Main body, cut x 2 mirrored images from external fabric, lining fabric, heat reflective fleece, x 4 woven interfacing.
  • Loop, cut x 1 from external fabric.

If you are making a pair of oven gloves, double the amount of pieces.

Note: for best results first quilt the fabric and then cut individual pattern pieces.

Video tutorial available on YouTube

To make the oven gloves, first download the pdf sewing pattern (link above), then head over to my YouTube channel so you can watch the tutorial and sew along with me!!!

I would love to see your versions, so don’t forget to tag me @allsewpetite #allsewpetite on social media, and if you haven’t done so already join the Allsewpetite – makers group on Facebook.

I have other tutorials and free patterns so don’t forget to check them out 😉

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