How to Make a Microwave Bowl Cozy with Precut Squares
If you have been quilting for any length of time, you most likely have a stack of precut 10" fabric squares in your stash. Many of them are probably unopened, but you may also have some odd pieces left from quilts that did not use all of the squares. There are many quilt patterns that you can make using these handy precuts, however, there are other quick projects that they are useful for as well!
The handmade gift I have had the most feedback from over the years has been one of the simplest: microwave bowl cozies. I made a dozen or so of them about five years ago and gave them as holiday gifts. I have had many of the recipients ask “When are you making more?” or suggest that [. . .]
The majority of children and young adults are not learning how to sew in the home or at school like so many did in the past. Most quilters that I know are in their sixties or seventies and say that they learned in Home Ec or from a family member when they were young. Home Ec has not been offered in schools for decades and very few young people, in my experience, are learning to sew in the home. [. . .]