Decided to decorate the kitchen, but do not know where to start? To begin with, we advise you to acquire such a useful thing as a tack. With its help you not only improve the room, but also avoid burns
Everyone who loves and knows how to cook knows whatUnpleasant sensations can cause a burn. And this phenomenon occurs quite often when cooking. I grabbed a hot pen of a frying pan or spilled a small amount of oil on a finger - it all ends with burns. Well, of course, it is unlikely that you will be able to protect yourself from oil with a potholder, you just need to be careful.
But here against the burns received as a result of grasping for hot surfaces, this kitchen attribute will definitely save.
Pothaking can be bought at almost any hardware store. But if you have a little free time, then you can try sewing such a thing yourself.
How to sew potholes from shreds
Before we get down to sewing patchwork directly, let's study the features of patchwork or patchwork.
The technique of such sewing can be divided into the following categories:
- Create conventional blocks. Roughly speaking, we will need to prepare several simple elements for our tack. Most often such elements are made in the form of squares, and are simply processed on a typewriter;
- Sewing by template. In this case, you need to use special patterns to create the elements. Here you can make elements in the form of hearts, leaves, birds, etc .;
- Sewing on the basis. Here everything is very simple: you need not to sew the elements together, but to sew them to a previously prepared basis. On the one hand, this method of sewing is much more convenient, since you do not have to worry about the wrong side of your canvas. But on the other hand, with this sewing the canvas will turn out to be one-sided, and in some cases this option is unsuitable.
But in spite of what technique you choose, the main thing is to choose the right colors and carefully to work the edges of each shred so that the cloth is not fringed.
Now we start to create a patchwork patchwork. To produce it you will need a fabric of three colors, a roller knife, threads in tone to the fabric, a ruler and pins. We proceed to the preparatory stage. Cut from the fabric of several pieces of the same size.
The standard patchwork patchwork size is 10.85 cm, but given that we'll have a small potholder, we will reduce the size of each side of the square to 10 centimeters.
For this tack, we need to cut fourA square of fabric of the primary color, and two squares of fabric of other colors. Cut the items you and I will be using a roller knife. Remember that when using it, the pressure angle should be equal to 90 degrees. Only in this case the cut line will not curve.
After the squares are cut, you needCut each of them into two equal triangles. It is from which we will make our tack. They need to be decomposed according to the scheme shown in the figure. Now we sew all the triangles into one whole.
The result should look something like this. This is only one half of our tack. Now you need to sew the second on exactly the same principle.
Do not forget about the cushioning fabric, becauseNormal fabric can not protect you from hot. Batting can be used as such a fabric. Now put the tack as a sandwich: the batting should be inside. Carefully sew the edges. Also do not forget to attach a small loop to one of the corners. Our ready-made pothook for the kitchen is ready.
Pulling your own hands in the quilting technique
In order for a pothar in this style to work outBeautiful you need a few pieces of multi-colored fabric and a little sintepon. The first thing you need to do is cut out 19 hexagons from paper. One side of each hexagon should be 2.5 centimeters.
Also you will need to cut another hexagon, the sides of which will be equal to 3.5 centimeters.
Large hexagon we will be with youUse as a template. Put it on the fabric from the wrong side and gently cut out nineteen of these elements. Now for each cut out fabric element it is necessary to put a small hexagonal paper hex on the back side and sew it with a cloth. Roughly speaking, you will get a harder hexagon of cloth and paper.
After you have sheathed such images allNineteen hexagons, we begin to sew them together. Do this as follows, put the two hexagons on each other face-in and carefully sew them from one side. Continue to sew them together in approximately the same way, and you will see that the result is a kind of flower.
After the whole composition is finished, youYou need to iron iron your work carefully and carefully pull out all the paper. Then you need to cut off a small piece of fabric of a different color and sew in it the resulting flower. We do not forget that there should be three layers in the stitch, one of which can be made of batting or sintepon.
After the bulk of our pothakingReady, we need to go through it. To do this, we cut off a strip seven to eight centimeters wide and gently sew it to the edge of our potholders. In the end, do not forget to sew the loop.
Another option to create a tack isknitting. Here you do not have to scribble, and combine the elements. The most important thing in this business is to be able to knit even the simplest pattern. That's why knitted potholders are an excellent option for beginners.
If the usual crocheted potholders do not cause youAdmiration, then you can decorate the banal canvas with embroidery. To do this, you will need to take a ready tack and embroider on it everything that your soul desires. But remember that the pattern should not be too bulky. Otherwise, it would be very inconvenient to take anything hot with such a tack.
To the process of creating similar elements for the kitchenYou can attract children. Of course, the smallest in this matter are not helpers to you, but if your child is more than ten years old, then you can learn to sew slowly. So you can take the child for some time something useful, and in the process of work you can become closer with him spiritually.
In addition, pothooks for the kitchen with their own handsAre always original. If you want to impress guests with interesting design, then as decor you can hang in the kitchen a few potholders. It would be nice to also make several kitchen towels in the same style.
So, today we have figured out how to sewTack on beginners. As you can see, there is nothing complicated in this. The main thing is, do not chase after very difficult options the first time. If you hold a needle for the second time in your life, the simpler the pattern, the more likely it will be. And remember that in order to learn to do anything, you need to be patient. So good luck to you!