Teacher Appreciation Gift Ideas DIY – 7 Easy Things to Sew for Teachers

Teacher Appreciation Gift Ideas DIY – 7 Easy Things to Sew for Teachers

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These fabric luggage handle wraps are so fast and easy you might not be able to stop making them. Great sewing for beginners project.

How to sew an eyeglass or sunglass case

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How to Sew a Sunglass Case in 15 minutes – video tutorial and free glasses case sewing pattern are great sewing for beginners, gifts & more.

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The Easiest Way to Sew Beautiful Coasters – video tutorial. Great sewing for beginners, project to sew with kids or things to sew and sell. Learn how to sew fabric coasters that are cute and easy!

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Beginner’s sewing project: How to sew mug rug, or an oversized coaster. Step-by-step and video tutorial using the Quilt as you Go method featuring Tara Reed’s Happy at Home fabric from Riley Blake Designs

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How to Make a Teacher Appreciation Oven Mitt with your Cutting Machine

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How to Make a Teacher Thank You Oven Mitt with your Cutting Machine

Using your Cricut, Silhouette or Scan ‘N Cut, a potholder or oven mitt from the Dollar Tree and my Teacher Thank You Oven Mitt Bundle (links to buy the bundle are at the bottom of this post) you can make a fun and useful gift for a teacher! Just add baking mix and spoon or spatula to finish it off.

WATCH THE VIDEO | BUY THE DESIGN

WHAT YOU NEED:

  • Cricut, Silhouette or other cutting machine
  • Teacher Thank You Oven Mitt designs by Tara Reed
  • Heat Transfer Vinyl
  • Potholder
  • Heat Source (heat press, iron, etc)
  • Parchment Paper or Teflon sheet
  • Surface protector or Ironing Board
  • Cookie, Brownie or other mix and spoon or spatula to put in the pocket to complete the gift!

WATCH THE VIDEO TUTORIAL

This is a 7 minute video showing how easy it is to make these affordable gifts teachers will love and actually use!Β  Here is a list of times if you want to skip to a specific spot.

JUMP TO…

  • 33 secs – Setting up file in Silhouette Studio
  • 1:33 – Setting up file in Cricut Design Space
  • 2:34 – working with HTV (Heat Transfer Vinyl)
  • 3:03 – removing and weeding your HTV
  • 4:25 – Applying HTV to the Potholder
  • 6:39 – ideas to finish off the gift for teacher!

WHERE TO BUY THE TEACHER OVEN MITT SVG DESIGNSΒ 

I sell on 3 digital marketplaces so you can choose the one that is your favorite and grab your SVG & Cut Files Bundle there! See the affiliate links below.Β 

 

I used the Cricut EasyPress mini* in the video and find it a handy size for a lot of projects. You can find it on Amazon or at many craft retailers.

The link to Cricut’s heat guide for all of their presses (also mentioned in the video) is Cricut.com/heatguide

 

If you try this craft I’d love to see what you create!Β Β 

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Happy Crafting!

Tara Reed