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Oven Mitt Pattern

Posted by  ·  September 26, 2008  ·  Last Updated: May 23, 2016

These oven mitts filled with cool gadgets, a food mix or an apron would make a cute gift for someone that likes to cook!

You will need:

1/4 Insul-Bright insulated lining
1/4 yard of fabric
1/4 yard fabric for lining
extra wide double fold bias tape

Download pattern

Oven Mitt Template (top)
Oven Mitt Template (bottom)

Cut out your pieces or cut out 9X14 rectangles

I found it easiest to cut the fabric and linings into a rectangle 9 X14, sandwich them together and then machine stitch them together.  You can use any design.  I just simply stitched straight lines. Once you are finished, cut out your pattern.  Doing it this way allowed me to work quicker since I didn’t have to fuss with keeping all 3 pieces perfectly lined up while I stitched them together.

Place the two quilted pieces right sides together. You may place a fabric loop 2 inches up from the bottom in the side seam. I made loop by cutting a rectangle 3″ X 4″. Fold piece in half lenghtways, press. Open up and fold each edge to the middle, press. Fold in half, press. Stitch along both edges.

Sew around mitt 1/4 inch from the edge.  Trim and clip seams (especially between thumb and first finger).  Sometimes I get a nicer look if I sew a really tight curve instead of pivoting between the thumb and first finger–it is a tricky spot.  Zig zag, overcast or cut with pinking shears to finish seams.

Turn right side out and apply seam binding around the bottom edge to finish.  My plan was to use the HO HO HO I used for the lining and make my own binding, however the words were upside down and said OH OH OH (not what I was going for). Next time I am thinking some trim would really make it extra special.

I hope you enjoy!

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  1. Kim
    Sunday, December 3rd, 2017
    Thank you!
  2. Brooks
    Monday, May 22nd, 2017
    This tutorial is great!! And -- the "Oh Oh Oh" made me L O L/ THANKS!!
  3. Saturday, February 25th, 2017
    Thank you so much for an easy to make oven mitt, having to do this for a competition.
  4. Tina
    Thursday, January 12th, 2017
    Thank you!! I have been looking for ideas the silent auction at our quilt show. This would be great with a matching apron. Thank you!
  5. Thursday, January 12th, 2017
    Thank you, was just about to buy new ones for my daughter.
  6. Bonnie Thiem
    Thursday, January 12th, 2017
    Thanks so much for the Oven Mitt pattern. I can't wait to make some.
  7. Thursday, January 12th, 2017
    Thanks for the tutorial and pattern! These will make great gifts!
  8. Debi
    Monday, December 26th, 2016
    Very great idea about quilting the pieces before cutting them out. Definitely a game changer,thank you!
  9. Wednesday, December 7th, 2016
    This is an easy-to-follow tutorial. Thanks for taking the time to share your technique. Sewing the straight lines across to keep the fabric in order was a clever tip.

  10. linda galo
    Monday, August 15th, 2016
    thankyou for sharing this.
  11. Constance Birdsey
    Wednesday, June 29th, 2016
    This pattern looks like what I have been searching for. Thanks.
  12. Saturday, August 29th, 2015
    Thank you for this cute pattern!
  13. Darlene Crosby
    Sunday, June 28th, 2015
    Thanks for this great tutorial! I am ready to get out of my comfort zone and give it a try :)
  14. Joyce
    Saturday, February 21st, 2015
    Great tutorial! Thanks so much for sharing.
  15. Betty
    Thursday, December 25th, 2014
    Looks like a great pattern ... going out on Saturday to get some material and hoping to find the Insul-bright insulated lining.
  16. Julia Timmons
    Sunday, December 16th, 2012
    This is an awesome pattern tutorial! Thanks so much. Off to make a few for Christmas gifts!!
  17. Elsie
    Thursday, November 29th, 2012
    Thank you for the easy to follow tutorial. I made my own version. elsiefarah.blogspot.com
  18. Deb
    Thursday, October 4th, 2012
    I made two pot holders and an oven mitt in an afternoon. Love them. I think I might sew the binding on the mitt after sewing the two half together down the straight side. Then fold back in half and finish sewing them together. Might be easier. The mitt did not fit over my sewing machine arm. It was tricky to sew. But a great pattern anyway!!!
  19. Maria Carlsen
    Monday, September 3rd, 2012
    Great idea. Cutting all of the pieces out together. Not only saves time. It guarantees they all match. Love the patterns
  20. jackie pelgen
    Wednesday, August 15th, 2012
    thanks for all the instructions on the oven glove. just beginning thoughts of making them.where do I find the Insul-bright fabric?
    jackie pelgen
    jackie [email protected]
  21. S. Keuhlen
    Monday, June 11th, 2012
    Great pattern. Thank so much!
  22. Suzie H
    Tuesday, November 29th, 2011
    Thanks for sharing this tutorial! I made my first one today, and it turned out great!!
  23. Tuesday, June 21st, 2011
    Thanks for the template, I used it to make these:
  24. Monday, January 31st, 2011
    This is great! Now I can go back and make a few oven mits to match some of my favorite aprons...!!! Thanks! :)
  25. Linda
    Sunday, January 2nd, 2011
    These are truly very cute, but it would be nice to print out the supplies
    and pics's and tutorial along with the pattern pieces! Or did I miss the
    PRINT button?
  26. renee
    Wednesday, November 17th, 2010
    great, thanks!
  27. renee
    Tuesday, November 16th, 2010
    Do we need to use Warm and Natural as well? Other tutorials as well as the Insul Brite packaging say to use another layer. Have you been burned with 3 layers?
    • Tuesday, November 16th, 2010
      Yes! Use Warm and Natural as well! It makes it more heat resistant!
  28. Saturday, November 6th, 2010
    Now I know exactly what I'm doing for Christmas gifts this year!
  29. Sunday, May 30th, 2010
    Thank you for this great pattern!
  30. Friday, January 1st, 2010
    I made several oven mitts from your pattern for Christmas gifts and a Birthday gift this past year. Thanks for putting your pattern online. I loved your idea!
  31. Thursday, September 3rd, 2009
    Love this mitt. I'm making aprons for everyone for Christmas and this will be a nice addition. Thanks for sharing.
  32. raajia
    Monday, May 25th, 2009
    thanks so much for the oven mitt tutorial. I’m so happy I found this pattern .
    thank you thank you!
  33. Amy Perry
    Friday, May 15th, 2009
    How much would you charge me for you to make 100 oven mitts for our
    Either email me back or you can call me at 281-298-0456.

    Thank you!
    Amy :)
  34. Maria
    Saturday, March 7th, 2009
    Awesome design! I have the perfect fabric to make this for gifts and fundraising for our womens' church group. I will make a set to match an apron I am making. Thank you so much!
  35. Leslie
    Tuesday, December 23rd, 2008
    Thanks for the pattern - I'm a lazy crafter and would rather find a pattern than make my own! I've made this mitt to go along with a 2 sided apron and it makes a terrific gift.

    Tip 1 - definitely cut out and quilt as a rectangle before cutting the mitt + sewing - it makes all the difference.

    Tip 2 - before pinning the 2 fabrics and insulation together, mark your sewing lines, then pin and sew. I was using pretty "loud" fabrics so I just used a white colored pencil on the inside fabric since the dissolving kind wasn't dark enough for me to see. Marking the one fabric was a lot easier than when it was padded.
  36. Monday, December 22nd, 2008
    oh.. thanks so much for the oven mitt tutorial. i went to Joann's today to collect what I need to make this oven mitt. i m so excited to make a lot for holiday gifts. thank you thank you!
  37. Vicki
    Thursday, December 11th, 2008
    For Christmas gifts this year I have been making aprons for friends and family- and just decided they all needed a nice oven mitt to go with the gift. I have looked everywhere to buy cute oven mitts and they just arent out there. So I just happened to start searching the internet to find info on how to make them and found your site. This sounds easier than I expected, and cannot wait to try it out. And I love the idea of stacking the material to quilt before cutting out the shape. Thank you!
  38. Sunday, December 7th, 2008
    I totally just traced this off my computer screen...that's what a desperation to sew and a lack of ink will make you do! lol
  39. Saturday, November 29th, 2008
    Funny thing...I bought some Insul-Bright at Joann's today using a 50% off coupon. I was going to make potholders but oven mitts are actually more what I wanted! Thank you for the tutorial...I'm bookmarking it!
  40. martha
    Wednesday, October 29th, 2008
    Thank you for this pattern of the oven mitt. I have been trying to find one for the longest time. Thanks a million times
    Martha Gomez-Lakewood, CO.
  41. Saturday, October 25th, 2008
    great pattern! thanks for sharing! :)
  42. Sarah
    Saturday, October 11th, 2008
    I saw this tutorial yesterday and decided that I had to try it! I made it today and it turned out very, very cute! Very easy and the picture tutorial was a great help! I made a few errors, but they were my own fault, I'll just know better for next time! I can't wait to make more! THANKS SOOO much!!!
  43. Sunday, October 5th, 2008
    Thank you! Can't wait to make this (my oven mitt is looking very sad these days...).
  44. Tuesday, September 30th, 2008
    How wide was your bias tape? ps. these are adorable.
  45. Shelley
    Monday, September 29th, 2008
    Great tutorial and timely too! Thanks so much.
  46. Monday, September 29th, 2008
    Great gift! Thanks for the tutorial!
  47. Sunday, September 28th, 2008
    This is one cute blog! I'm so happy I found this sweet little spot. I'll be back for more ideas!
  48. Saturday, September 27th, 2008
    I love your projects! and I LOVE YOUR BLOG! So I am awarding you the "I Love Your Blog" award, and linking to you from my blog :) thanks for all the great ideas!
  49. Saturday, September 27th, 2008
    How darling! Thanks so much for sharing, I'll be linking to this!
  50. Saturday, September 27th, 2008
    Super. I love your tutorials! This will be perfect fro my Secret Santa this Christmas.
  51. Friday, September 26th, 2008
    Seriously! My bookmark list is getting really long! Thanks so much for all the fabulous finds! It is the highlight of my day!
  52. Cathy
    Friday, September 26th, 2008
    You are the best. I have the cutest Christmas cookie cutters and spatulas that were found after Christmas. Now, the Christmas oven mitt will be perfect as the hand-made finale. Many, many thanks. I've also made the crayon roll and it's perfect as well. Keep them coming.
  53. Friday, September 26th, 2008
    Okay you just might get me in the holiday mood.
  54. Friday, September 26th, 2008
    Thanks so much for showing us how to do this. I made a set of oven mitts earlier this year and really messed them up, They came up way too small, and I think it's because I was compensating for inner fabric not being even with the outer. Now I know to just cut rectangles, sew together, and THEN cut out the shape. Why didn't I think of that before?
  55. Friday, September 26th, 2008
    Great tutorial!

    Do you have any suggestions for a site that can talk me through doing my own PDF file? I would like to put some things on my blog and have no idea how to do it?
  56. Sandy Flemer
    Friday, September 26th, 2008
    Thanks SO much for sharing! I'm going to make some this weekend. I've enjoyed all of your wonderful ideas for gifts. My printer is going to run out of ink from all of the tutorials and gift ideas that I've printed.