New Projects To Warm Up the Holidays

Oct 19, 2021 1:30:00 PM / by Erica Bottger

Put on some holiday tunes and pour a mug of hot chocolate because AccuQuilt is getting you ready for the upcoming season with two inspiring new dies in their Warm Hands, Warm Hearts release today!

 

 

Customizable Oven Mitts For Days

The GO! Oven Mitt is a fun and useful project die that you’ll find yourself using again and again, all year long. There are endless opportunities for embellishments and applique to make personalized oven mitts for friends and family – and don’t forget some for yourself, too! Be sure to pick up some Insul-Bright insulated batting to make sure they are safe!

 

 

More than Just a Mitten

The GO! Mitten is an adorable applique die that has so many uses! The die features three shapes that would be tedious and time-consuming to cut by hand – the mitten, cuff, and tiny snowflake. This winter classic can be used for fusible applique.

Finish it with complimentary, downloadable embroidery, with raw edge applique, or any stitch you choose – but you won’t want to stop there! This shape is perfect for making ornaments, gift tags, garland and so much more!

 

How to Embroider Mitten:

 

Mix and match your fabrics, try out cotton, wool, felt, faux fur, and craft foam. Let your creativity soar and don’t be afraid to get young crafters involved. This die is great for fun holiday crafts for kids, too. How excited will they be to cut those perfect shapes quickly, easily, and most importantly safely!

Take a look at some of the ideas that our team has come up with. All of these patterns are available as free downloads on the AccuQuilt website.

 

 

Complimentary Patterns

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GO! Oven Mitt

Here are all the basics to get you started creating oven mitts. With this pattern, you’ll “create” your own quilted fabric by quilting together the outer fabric, Insul-Bright insulated batting and lining fabric before cutting it on your die, how slick is that?

 

Check out this video for just how to make them!

 

 

 

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GO! Crazy Oven Mitt

Really go crazy over making oven mitts when you use the GO! Crazy Quilt 6” Finished die to create a look that’s all yours and truly unique! Gather up some layer cake (10” x 10”) squares and you’ll be ready to GO!

 

 

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GO! Santa Oven Mitt

Ho, ho, ho, it’s off to the oven we GO! This oven mitt is just what every kitchen needs on hand for baking cookies for Santa, and everyone else, too!

 

 

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GO! Peppermint Twirl Wall Hanging

Deck the halls all winter long with this adorable wall hanging. The GO! Mitten die is the star here, combined with the GO! Qube Mix & Match 6” Block and matching GO! Qube Companion Set-Angles.

This sweet quilt will be a snap to make with the dies and free embroidery!

 

How to Create Wall Hanging:

 

 

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GO! Mitten Ornaments

Get ready to decorate the tree with these fun ornaments. The pattern uses felt, but you can easily turn it into a no-sew craft project for kids using adhesive craft felt or foam, too.

This is a great way to turn everyone’s imaginations loose. These make great gift tags and teacher gifts, too!

 

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GO! Mitten Advent Garland

Get ready to count down the days with this fun project.

The free pattern includes printable cards to tuck into each mitten with daily activities like making cookies for a neighbor, feeding the birds, donating food to a food bank, and more.

 

 

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GO! Mitten March Table Runner

Up and down, across the table we GO! This frosty fun table runner highlights the GO! Mitten die with it’s darling snowflake shape teamed up with the GO! Qube Mix & Match 6”Block and the GO! 6” Companion Set-Angles.

If blue isn’t your style, check out GO! Quilt on AccuQuilt’s website. It’s a free design tool that lets you play with different colors and fabrics before your project is even started.

 

Winter Project Fun!

We know you’ll come up with wonderful and innovative projects of your own using these two new dies, and we hope you’ll share them here and on social media. Be sure to tag them #AccuQuiltBuilt so we can see your creations so that we can all be inspired this season!

What's on your winter project list? Let us know in the comment section.

 

 

 

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Erica Bottger

Written by Erica Bottger