Woven Trivet

This trivet DIY, developed in collaboration with Brit + Co is a great beginner’s project for those who want to take a stab at stitching and weaving. 

Cotton Diy Woven Trivet Hero

What you need

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What you need

  • 1 yard jersey-knit cotton
  • Cotton embroidery thread
  • Sewing needle with a large eye
  • Fabric scissors
  • Measuring tape (optional)

Let's Get Started

Cotton Diy Woven Trivet Step 1

Step 1

Gather your materials. 

Cotton Diy Woven Trivet Step 2

Step 2

Cut the yard of fabric into one gigantic two-inch wide strip by creating a zig-zag pattern. Then stretch the jersey so the ends roll in.

Cotton Diy Woven Trivet Step 4

Step 3

Tightly roll one end of the jersey strip in, then secure with two perpendicular stitches.

Cotton Diy Woven Trivet Step 5

Step 4

Make two more layers around this base with the jersey. Randomly stitch around these layers to fasten in place, making sure that you catch a bit of the base fabric with each one.

Cotton Diy Woven Trivet Step 6

Step 5

When you’ve stitched around the entire layer, add two more layers of fabric strips and repeat. If you like, switch embroidery thread colors for an ombré look.

Cotton Diy Woven Trivet Step 7

Step 6

To secure the end in place, make a few stitches close together at the tail of the jersey strip, then tie it off.

Cotton Diy Woven Trivet Step Final

Step 7

Complete.

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