How To Make A Muff For Ladies And Girls
Origin of MUFF
Dutch mof, from Middle French moufle mitten, from Medieval Latin muffula
Let’s gather the supplies
- faux fur material
- inner material such as Cuddle fabric
- strap material such as cotton, muslin etc. something sturdy and non-stretch, webbing or grossgrain ribbon would work
- thick batting
- sewing machine
- rotary cutter (optional)
- lip edge ruler (optional)
- iron & ironing board
- double threaded hand sew needle with about 10″ of double thread, double knotted
Ready to begin sewing
Place the faux fur piece on top of the just sewn piece, with right side down.
Sew along the dashed line (short ends on the ladies’ version and other ends on the child’s)
It’s time to turn the 3-layer piece with right sides out. Turn it so the batting is on the inside. Then the top and bottom corner of the right side are going to meet………
With your hand, grab the top and bottom corners of the right side and bring them together…..
Sew along the dashed lines with backstitching the beginning and end:
Fold the outer material away or down so that your piece looks like this now. Place the strap ends above the muff as shown:
Place the center of the strap inside the muff where the outer fabric is:
Align the left strap end with the corner of the muff’s outer material:
Last step to finish your muff
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