New cabinets and the latest appliances can get a little pricey for holiday giving! All you really need to create a whole new look in your loved one’s culinary world is right here in today’s For the Kitchen tutorials. Enjoy the (patchwork) bounty!
Grocery Bag Dispenser
Kim solves a big kitchen clutter problem with her Grocery Bag Dispenser Tutorial on her blog, Dioramarama.
Hot Stuff: Patchwork Oven Mitts
Linda used vintage cocktail napkins in her Patchwork Oven Mitt Tutorial on her blog, lindamade. Linda is the former Craft and Decorating Editor for Adorn Magazine, and is now a freelance writer, editor and Craft Designer. She also sells crocheted accessories at
Folded Star Trivet
Liesl shares her Folded Star Trivet Tutorial on her blog, liesl made, with easy-to-follow directions and a square variation.
Oven Mitt
Crystal once again shares a fun project with her Oven Mitt Tutorial. Enjoy the tutorial on her blog, My Longest Year, then take a peek at Crystal’s beautiful new baby (joining proud Big Sister). Congratulations to the whole family!
Patchwork Kitchen Towel
Mary Beth used charm pack squares in her Patchwork Kitchen Towel Tutorial on her blog, supa fine. After you read this you’ll want to “gussy up” all of the towels in your house!

Pattern Recommendation

If you’d like to try a pattern, we suggest this one:

Keep Your Cool! Oven Mitts

Fabric Recommendations

Here are just a handful of fabrics we love for these projects:

Beth’s choice Kristin’s choice Lauren’s choice
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More Handmade Holiday ideas:
24 ~ Sachets
23 ~ Soft Toys & Games
22 ~ Fun for Hair
21 ~ Pillows
20 ~ Gifts for Organization
19 ~ Tech Gifts
18 ~ For Baby
17 ~ Purses
16 ~ Gifts for the Crafter
15 ~ Warm those Toes
14 ~ Dress the Kids
13 ~ Placemats
12 ~ For the Table
11 ~ Reading & Writing
10 ~ Ties & Belts
9 ~ Fabric Ornaments
8 ~ Whimsy
7 ~ For Your Purse or Pocket
6 ~ Blankets for Baby
5 ~ Tote Bags
4 ~ Lunch Bags
3 ~ For the House
2 ~ Pincushions & Pins
1 ~ Aprons

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