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This hot pad is a perfect sewing project for a beginner. Whip up a few fabric hot pads to protect your table or counter from warm casserole dishes or baking pans.
Some of my most favorite recipes to make are yummy breakfast casseroles with eggs however I also can’t pass up a good apple crisp, especially this time of the year! But the one thing I do not like about those types of recipes is having to do the dishes afterwards.
You know the type – baked on food that you don’t want to deal with. I’ve been known to leave a pan “soaking” in the sink for a few days just because I don’t want to tackle the task of scrubbing it.
And since I knew how well it worked on my everyday dishes without scratching them, I just had to give the Scotch-Brite® Heavy Duty Scrub Dots Sponge a try.
It scrubs fast and rinses clean – food baked onto pans & cookware doesn’t stand a chance with these Scotch-Brite® Scrub Dots! Plus you can
Scotch-Brite™ Brand makes it so easy to clean the dishes, especially after enjoying one of your favorite baked dishes! While
How to Make a Hot Pad
2 pieces of fabric – 13×10 inches
2 pieces of batting or Insul-Bright – 13×10 inches
scissors, thread, pins
iron & ironing board
rotary cutter, ruler & cutting mat
Start by cutting the fabric & batting to size. 13×10 inches will work well for larger pans and casserole dishes, but you can cut to any size to fit your pans.
Sandwich the pieces batting, backing, and top of the hot pad together – you will want the batting on the bottom and then the backing & top right side together. Pin everything and sewing around the edges leaving a 2-3 inch opening so you can turn the project right side out.
After turning the project right side out – you can read more about this step in my
Now the hot pad is ready to use! However, I do recommend that you let dishes cool a bit on the stove top before placing it on the hot pad – you do not want to burn your new project or your table with a really hot pan right out of the oven!
And how great would a few of these hot pads make as a housewarming gift or for a hostess!
Just package them up with some