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Reversible Kitchenaid Mixer Cover

Reversible Kitchenaid Mixer Cover

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kitchenaid mixer cover pattern

If you follow me on Instagram, you’ll recognize bits and pieces of this project. I made a reversible Kitchenaid mixer cover! It was a birthday gift for a friend -I used this tutorial from Heart of Mary. It was pretty straightforward, I made it more complicated for myself by making my own bias tape for the first time since I couldn’t find any I liked that was premade. It’s a really easy kitchenaid mixer cover pattern to sew.

The fabrics I used were Alison Glass in Sunprint / Grove Green & Hawthorne Threads’ Fawn – Birches in Stone. I really like that this is reversible, because if she doesn’t like one print she can simply flip it over! Assuming that she liked the other one, anyways.The bias tape is made from a Kona cotton that I got at Jo-Ann Fabrics, and I used my Simplicity bias tape maker for the first time. I want to experiment with other methods of making bias tape – I love how soft it turned out but want to know if there is an easier way.

birch tree mixer cover

 

I love birch trees and birch motifs, so this fabric was a no brainer (and I thought the recipient would like it too, obviously).

handmade mixer cover

It was the first time I’d ordered digitally printed fabric and it felt SO strange out of the package. Almost plastic-y. It washed up to be a lot more normal feeling, but I’m not sure I’d mix it in with non-digital fabric for a quilt.

how to sew a kitchenaid mixer cover

This fabric feels luxurious and dreamy, I am itching for another excuse to buy more from her line.

quilted mixer cover

I just followed the birch trees for some vertical quilt lines, hoping for an organic/asymmetrical feel.

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I made a subtle tag with more of my twill tape off Amazon.

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I tucked in these coasters, even though they’re not perfect. I used 100% felt for the backing and I think it was just too thick, I should’ve been more patient and ordered wool blend, which I can’t seem to find locally. You can read more about my first foundation paper piecing attempt in this post.

So that’s my set! This was one of those projects that dragged out because of kid interruptions, so I’m so happy it is en route to its home and hope that it’s enjoyed. The nice thing about gifting handmade to people who don’t live nearby is, if she hates it and doesn’t use it.. I’ll never know!

Pin this kitchenaid mixer cover pattern project for later with this link!

Check out this reversible kitchenaid mixer cover pattern! Linked in the post, see this quilted version and what the scraps were made into. #sewing

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Loretta

Monday 14th of March 2022

Hi Stephanie, Thanks for sharing the Heart of Mary mini tutorial. Thanks for the tip about following the birch trees. I also purchased fabric with a lattice design and followed it for the quilting design. I made this cover for my Mom but, I like it so much I might make one for myself.

Stephanie - Swoodson Says

Saturday 2nd of April 2022

Loretta, I'm thrilled to hear this! Thanks for taking the time to leave a comment saying so :D

Brittie Middleton

Friday 20th of November 2020

I am trying to see the pattern for the reversible mixer cover.

Stephanie - Swoodson Says

Tuesday 24th of November 2020

Hi Brittie, it is linked in the second sentence of the post.

Mary

Saturday 31st of October 2020

The ads on here is very frustrating. Hard to read your article with them popping up so much.

Stephanie - Swoodson Says

Sunday 1st of November 2020

Hi Mary, those ads are my main source of revenue and how I am able to share so many free patterns & tutorials and still earn a living! Hope you can find what you need elsewhere; they're a necessary evil for my site.

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