Sew Your Own Mittens

Make your own mittensAfter we finished making the snow hat, I begged Missy to teach me to make a pair of warm winter mittens!
Make your own mittens 3Follow these instructions and tips to stitch the perfect pair of mittens from a sweater! The only "trick" is to open your thumb a little (so that it's not close to your other fingers) when chalking the line to stitch. This will make your new mittens more roomy and comfy! 
Make your own mittens 2These mittens were easy as pie to stitch up! I want to make them in every color. Now I have another reason to collect sweaters! 
Make your own mittens 4Make your own mittens 5Practice makes perfect! Try sewing as many knitted pieces as you can. I loved making these and the stocking cap too. XO. elsie 

This sewing basics series was created in collaboration with Missy Creed of Momentum Fashion. Missy is a talented seamstress who sews for Red Velvet!

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