NEW! Patriotic Folded Hot Pad Sewing Tutorial

Patriotic Folded Hot Pad Sewing Tutorial at Nancy Zieman Productions Blog

NEW! Patriotic Folded Hot Pad Sewing Tutorial

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Patriotic Folded Hot Pad Sewing Tutorial at Nancy Zieman Productions Blog

Celebrate Summer Sewing and stitch a Folded Hot Pad. This red, white, and blue sewing project is stitched with four fat quarters and Pellon’s Insul-Fleece Batting. Make our Folded Hot Pad in 30 Minutes with our super-easy step-by step sewing instructions!

Patriotic Folded Hot Pads Sewing Tutorial at Nancy Zieman Productions Blog

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 Patriotic Folded Hot Pad Sewing Tutorial

Approximate finished size: 8″ x 8″

Note From Team Nancy  Preshrink  fabric by steaming and pressing, and steaming and pressing a second time, and then spray press and starch fabric with June Tailor’s Quilter’s Starch Savvy — press and starch, press and starch.

To make one Folded Hot Pad:

Patriotic Folded Hot Pad Sewing Tutorial at Nancy Zieman Productions Blog

  • Press four squares in half, diagonally corner to corner, wrong sides together, and aligning raw edges. Press.
Patriotic Folded Hot Pad Sewing Tutorial at Nancy Zieman Productions Blog
  • Place remaining two fabric squares wrong sides together, with Insul-Fleece or batting squares sandwiched between fabrics.
Patriotic Folded Hot Pad Sewing Tutorial at Nancy Zieman Productions Blog

Patriotic Folded Hot Pad Sewing Tutorial at Nancy Zieman Productions Blog

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Note From Team Nancy  Wonder Clips are ideal for our Folded Hot Pad! The multiple layers are not so pin-friendly and pinning layers may bend straight pins. 

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Note From Team Nancy  Now’s the time to use a Walking Foot – to prevent layers from shifting. 

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  • Place one folded fabric triangle to hot pad back, aligning left and lower edges.
Patriotic Folded Hot Pad Sewing Tutorial at Nancy Zieman Productions Blog
  •  Stack a second folded fabric triangle over the first triangle, and align lower and right edges.

Patriotic Folded Hot Pad Sewing Tutorial at Nancy Zieman Productions Blog

  • Stack a fourth folded fabric triangle over the previous triangles, aligning right and upper edges.

Patriotic Folded Hot Pad Sewing Tutorial at Nancy Zieman Productions Blog

  • Stack the fourth folded fabric triangle over the previous triangles, aligning upper and left edges.

Patriotic Folded Hot Pad Sewing Tutorial at Nancy Zieman Productions Blog

  • Weave final triangle by lifting upper right corner of the last triangle, lifting upper corner of the first triangle, and tucking the fourth triangle under the first triangle. Meet and align all cut edges.

Patriotic Folded Hot Pad Sewing Tutorial at Nancy Zieman Productions Blog

  •  Pin or Wonder Clip edges in place.

Patriotic Folded Hot Pad Sewing Tutorial at Nancy Zieman Productions Blog

  • Stitch one side seam with 1/4″-3/8″ seam allowance–or use the width of the presser foot for seam allowance. Stitch this seam twice for durability! Then, double-stitch the opposite side seam.

Patriotic Folded Hot Pad Sewing Tutorial at Nancy Zieman Productions Blog

  • Using Clover’s Bordeaux Scissors to trim or grade batting seam allowance to approximately 1/8″, and cut away batting from within the seams.

Patriotic Folded Hot Pad Sewing Tutorial at Nancy Zieman Productions Blog

  • Use Nancy Ziemans “Wrapped Corner” technique to “wrap” to seam toward center, folding along previous stitching line. Use The Big Jig or and “anchor cloth” and stitch the this third seam – from folded edge to folded edge.
  • Stitch the fourth side seam with Nancy’s Wrapped Corner Technique.

Patriotic Folded Hot Pad Sewing Tutorial at Nancy Zieman Productions Blog

Patriotic Folded Hot Pad Sewing Tutorial at Nancy Zieman Productions Blog

  • Grade batting seam allowances to 1/8″, and clip away all four corners to reduce bulk.

Patriotic Folded Hot Pad Sewing Tutorial at Nancy Zieman Productions Blog

  • Turn Folded Hot Pad right side out – through woven triangle opening.
Patriotic Folded Hot Pad Sewing Tutorial at Nancy Zieman Productions Blog
  • Use Clover’s Point 2 Point Turner to push out corners.

Patriotic Folded Hot Pad Sewing Tutorial at Nancy Zieman Productions Blog

  • Press.

Patriotic Folded Hot Pad Sewing Tutorial at Nancy Zieman Productions Blog

 

Our Folded Hot Pads are so fast and fun to make, you’ll be stitching new hot pads for every occasion! And, they make great gifts – when you need a last-minute gift in minutes!

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Patriotic Folded Hot Pad Sewing Tutorial at Nancy Zieman Productions Blog

Celebrate Summer Sewing and stitch our Folded Hot Pads! This red, white, and blue sewing project is stitched with four fat quarters and Pellon’s Insul-Fleece Batting. Make our Folded Hot Pad in 30 Minutes with our super-easy step-by step sewing instructions!

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For a chance to be the random winner of a 10 Pack of Wonder Clips from Clover, please leave a comment below about our NEW! Patriotic Folded Hot Pad. Clover will give away one 10 Pack of Wonder Clips to one US resident in the 48 contiguous states. Winner must reply within 30 days to the official giveaway announcement email message – sent from Nancy Zieman Productions.

 

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34 Comments

  • Lorna
    July 4, 2020

    A beautiful, simple, and practical project.

  • Nancy
    July 4, 2020

    Thanks for the great project.

  • Susan Du
    July 4, 2020

    Great project idea. Simple, practical hostess gifts to sew and keep on hand for that impromptu potluck!

  • Carolyn Garrod
    July 4, 2020

    Cute idea!!!!

  • Joyce Migliore
    July 4, 2020

    I love the patriotic folded hot pads! I am going to make several for myself and for my friends.

  • shirley grade
    July 4, 2020

    I always learn new things here the pot holder was so easy.
    thank you

  • Christine
    July 4, 2020

    Great potholder tutorial!

  • Beverly
    July 4, 2020

    Great project without papers and complications!! Thank you for this and the Patriotic Table topper. IGWT

  • Dixie
    July 4, 2020

    Love the patriotic pot holder.

  • Kathy
    July 4, 2020

    Such a fast project. Can’t wait to make one-or two or three…..

  • Janet
    July 4, 2020

    I have seen these hot pads made up and they Look like they would be great to use. They are so nice and thick. People are always trying to figure out how they are made.

  • Marsha Hartmann
    July 4, 2020

    I love the patriotic table topper! I ve never tried making something like that with the batting stirips , I’m anxious to try something new!

  • Marianne Richards
    July 4, 2020

    LOVE WONDER CLIPS! My first use for them was quilt binding but every time I start another project, I find another handy use. I need more!

  • ShirleyC
    July 4, 2020

    I love this tutorial! I hate the new hot pads in the stores. They’re way too big to be safe when trying to pick up a hot skillet.

  • Patti Z
    July 4, 2020

    Such a quick and easy project. Will make some for myself, family and a few stashed away for gifts.

  • Clovis
    July 4, 2020

    Hot pads will make great gifts.

  • Marion Paden
    July 4, 2020

    I made several sets of these (smaller and sized for coasters) for family gifts a few years back. They are so simple and quick. I totally enjoyed making them, and am thinking about making the hot pads to co-ordinate. Thank you.

  • Brenda Heffner
    July 4, 2020

    Love these clips! Perfect for this project. Making several for different Holidays.

  • Cecilia H
    July 4, 2020

    These are so cute, going to try and make a few for gifts. Patriotic colors are great and could use other fabrics for Christmas and other holidays. Love em

  • Gloria
    July 4, 2020

    The Patriot Hot Pad is sew quick and easy! I’m looking forward to making a few. 🙂

  • Vivian Oaks
    July 4, 2020

    I haven’t taken the time yet to look carefully through the instructions, but I’ll guarantee I’ll be makiing some of these hot pads!! Thanks so much for the instructions and the chance to win!! Happy Independence Day!!!

  • Barbara
    July 4, 2020

    I admire the completeness of your instructions. If I were younger, Boy would I go for it!!!. 🙂

  • Cynthia d.
    July 4, 2020

    Looks like a fun use of materials.

  • Connie Safly
    July 4, 2020

    I love the new folded patriotic hot pad. I make hot pads for my entire family and many friends for Christmas each year and this would be a fun one to try.

  • Ennis A Weeks
    July 4, 2020

    Love the Hot Pads. Different fabric for each season!!!

  • Hannah W
    July 5, 2020

    I love homemade pot holders and they often need a refresh. Thanks for posting sharing another great project.

  • Pam
    July 5, 2020

    So many fun projects to make to celebrate Indepence Day! Thank you!

  • Althea KLOSTERMAN
    July 7, 2020

    Love new ideas for holidays

  • joanna
    July 7, 2020

    This is a darling hot pad; very different. I would love giving some like these to my four girls for their kitchens.
    Thanks for the opportunity.

  • Georgia
    July 8, 2020

    The pot holders are so festive with the 4th theme fabric!
    Nice to be able to choose your own fabrics to make these your very own.

  • L Watson
    July 9, 2020

    A fun patriotic project to try.

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