Making a Fabric Bowl Hot Pad

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April 26, 2020

Fabric Bowl Hot Pad - finished two colored fabric bowlHere is another project to use up scraps and that is quick to make. Do you ever have leftover batting from a quilt? And anyone who sews usually has fabric scraps! So put the two together and in about 45 minutes you can make a cute soup bowl hot pad. Use your imagination and you could use it as a roll basket, a place for car keys, etc.


Total Time: 45 minutes

Yield: 1


  • two 10" squares of coordinating fabric
  • two 10" squares of batting
  • thread
  • pins
  • scissors


  1. Cut out fabric and batting squares. Pin one piece of batting to the wrong side of each fabric square. Sew an "X" on the right side of both fabric squares starting at one corner and going to the opposite corner. Repeat from the second corner.
  2. Fabric Bowl Hot Pad - squares of fabric and batting
  3. Fold fabric squares in half, right sides together. At the folded edge, mark 1" away from fold and 2" along fold line as pictured. Pin. Repeat on the other side. Sew darts. Trim seams.
  4. Fabric Bowl Hot Pad - squares folded right sides together
    Fabric Bowl Hot Pad - dart in one corner
  5. Fold fabric squares in half, right sides together, the other direction. Repeat dart instructions above.
  6. Fabric Bowl Hot Pad - fold again the opposite direction with right sides together and repeat making a dart

  7. Pin one fabric square, right sides together, to the other fabric square. Sew around the entire piece leaving a 3" opening for turning. Clip corners. Turn right side out.
  8. Fabric Bowl Hot Pad - sew together, leaving an opening for turning
  9. Pin opening closed. Top stitch around entire piece sewing opening closed.
  10. Fabric Bowl Hot Pad - pin the opening closed and topstitch around the outside of the square
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