I love sewing pretty things for my kitchen. Gone are the old aprons, potholders and tea towels and make way for pretty new ones! Here are my 15 favorite (and free!) designs and tutorials to refresh your kitchen.
Handmade dish towel
Sew a classic tie onto a tea towel. From a bath towel and cotton fabric you can make several. It never goes out of style!
Quilted oven mitt pattern
When sewing kitchen accessories, you will never go wrong with a basic pattern of quilted oven mitts. This template is easy to customize for any season of the year or for the holidays.
Free Apron Pattern
Perfect for beginners, the One Yard Magic Apron tutorial comes with a pattern template. It features drawstring ties and a pocket.
Quilted heart pot holder
Put some love in your kitchen with my heart potholder design. It’s respectful of big neighborhoods. These easy-to-sew heating pads make great gifts for teachers, neighbors, friends, and your Valentine!
DIY fabric napkins
Cloth napkins enhance your dining table, even for everyday use. Find out how to make pretty fabric napkins in two different ways!
Use a free sewing pattern to sew a cute new potholder! This clever design features pockets so your fingers never get burned. Learn how to sew patchwork pot holders.
Hexi log cabin handle cooker
These hexagonal pot holders are the perfect way to use up fabric and batting scraps and practice quilting. When finished, you will have a beautiful and useful object. Check out the free Log Cabin Hexi Potholder sewing pattern.
Folded Fabric Coasters
Sew pretty folded fabric coasters to protect your furniture and use up fabric scraps. This project is perfectly suited to beginners.
Fabric potholders folded to match your coasters
Who says you can't have a beautifully coordinated kitchen (or give well-coordinated gifts)? The folded fabric potholder is just as easy to make as the coaster.
Kitchenaid mixer cover
Learn how to sew a cute cover for your blender. Here's a free blender cover pattern, and it also makes a great sewing machine cover!
The handmade items to sew for your kitchen just keep coming!
Casserole support model
This insulated pouch for carrying a baking dish is particularly easy. Will you sew a pot holder to take to your next picnic or to give as a hostess gift?
Sew a cozy bowl
Everyone needs a comfortable soup bowl to prevent hot microwave bowls from burning their fingers! My kids eat ramen noodles every day and always use a cozy soup bowl, so I like to have plenty on hand.
Handmade apron from coordinated fabrics
Your apron doesn't have to be simple. This barbecue apron uses 3 half yards of fabric for a fun patchwork look. There is a loop at the waist to hang the clips.
The laminated fabric makes a beautiful and durable tablecloth that is easy to clean. This tablecloth tutorial makes it quick and easy.
Fat Quarter Friendly Tea Towels
Tea towels made with fat quarters can be embellished with hand or machine stitching.
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