Cupcake Hot Pad Pocket

Materials

  • White cardstock
  • White printer paper
  • White paper doily, 4”
  • Chipboard (designer used a recycled gift box)
  • Vintage girl on cupcake image (Lisa’s Altered Art)
  • Pink trims: rickrack; iron-on heart border
  • Pink mini brads (The Paper Studio)

Tools

  • Sewing needle and white thread
  • ColorBox Rouge Fluid Chalk Inkpad (Clearsnap)
  • Sizzix Die-Cutting System and Originals Scallop Combo Tags #2 die (Ellison)
  • Hole punch, 1/16”
  • Paper piercer
  • Detail scissors
  • Pink hot pad
  • Wooden mixing spoons, about 7” long, two
  • Crafter’s Pick The Ultimate! Glue (API)
  • Iron and pressing cloth
  • Computer and printer

Directions

STEP 1

  • Fold hot pad in half and hand-stitch side and bottom closed. Use iron and pressing cloth to secure heart trim around three edges of hot pad.

STEP 2

  • Die cut white cardstock tag; sponge chalk ink around edges.

STEP 3

  • Use computer to print “Let’s Bake Cupcakes” onto white cardstock; trim to 1-1/2”x2-3/4”. Punch a hole at each corner, place over tag and pierce tiny holes through larger holes; insert brads to secure “pocket” to tag. Adhere rickrack across bottom of pocket.

STEP 4

  • Rough, not detail, cut little girl image from image sheet; adhere to lightweight chipboard. Detail cut image and adhere lower portion to tag pocket as shown. Tie tag to pot holder loop with rickrack.

STEP 5

  • Print recipe text onto printer paper; trim, fold and insert into pocket.

STEP 6

  • Cut 2”x5-3/4” chipboard strip; glue paper doily to top and let dry. Insert doily strip and spoons into holder.

Note

  • 1. In this recipe, measurements for dry ingredients are given both by volume (cups) and by weight (ounces). Professional chefs tend to use weight measures, while home cooks usually use volume.
by Debbie Kaste
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