Tuesday, June 30, 2020

How to Make an American Flag Large Hotpad - Tutorial Tuesday

As we approach the 4th of July, it's time for picnics and gatherings. Unfortunately, this year we may have to go with at-home socially-distanced versions. Even if it's just you and the members of your household, today's hotpad project made with red, white, and blue fabric strips can add a little festiveness to your holiday.
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Along with your regular sewing supplies, for this project you will need:
  • Note: all fabric is 100% cotton
  • 3 red fabric strips measuring 1.5" x 9"
  • 4 red fabric strips measuring 1.5" x 16"
  • 2 white fabric strips measuring 1.5" x 9"
  • 4 white fabric strips measuring 1.5" x 16"
  • 1 piece of blue fabric measuring 5.5" x 7.5"
  • Backing fabric measuring 12" x 16"
  • 2 pieces of cotton batting measuring 12" x 16"
  • Basting spray
  • Iron
You can find the directions right here: