Sew Yummy: Sewing Inspired By Baking

There are so many ways that baking can inspire your sewing, whether it’s something to use while you’re actually in the kitchen, a way to transport or display your baked goods or cute miniature sewn food. Here are some of my favourites…

Every good chef needs some whites. This cute little baker is taking her job very seriously.
Chef whites for Chef Arden by
The more casual baker might prefer a stylish apron instead. This lovely version uses the Sew Liberated Emmeline apron pattern.
A modern mid-century apron from Kristin at
Tea towels are a fairly simple thing to make but you can also get really creative with them too. These were made by Emma Jeffery using her grandmother’s old handwritten recipes printed onto Spoonflower fabric.
You could even use your tea towels to make an apron with this tutorial.
Tutorial by Jane at
Make your own oven mitts and you can choose the the fabric.
Made by Jessica’s Mom at
These pie pot holders are both practical and fun.
Pie Pot Holders by
At some point you’ll want to eat what you’ve made and I’d love to have a few of these ready for the kids.
Table Setting Placemat Tutorial by Vanessa of Punkin Pattern for
Bento boxes are so popular right now, you could sew this one for dry food or adapt it to carry the plastic boxes.
Bento box tutorial and pattern by
One of these would be handy to carry for any impromptu food shopping.
Strawberry Bag on
Put your sewing skills to good use for party decorations with these sweet ruffled ice cream cones.
Ruffled Ice Cream Cones Tutorial by
A simple miniature bunting makes a lovely cake decoration.
Custom Vintage Bunting Topper by A Fete Beckons on Etsy
Tiny heart shaped toppers would prettify even the most basic of cupcakes.
Fabric Heart Cupcake Toppers from A Continual Feast on Etsy
Or make your children happy and sew them some play food. There are so many cute patterns out there, these are just two of my favourites.
Cinnamon Rolls Pattern by Bugga Bugs on Etsy
Felt Food Toaster Pattern by Gulf Coast Cottage on Etsy
Given how much I like making macarons I should really sew a few of these.
Sophie of Cirque du Bebe for ‘Once Upon A Thread’ Chapter 3 on No Big Dill
I couldn’t leave you without including this gorgeous picture. I love the gingerbread man apron and the baby is adorable.
Photography by Laura Odom Photography

I don’t know about you but the list of things I want to sew just got a lot longer. Would any of these thing be top of your list to make? Don’t forget you can hop over to my ‘Sew Yummy’ Pinterest board for lots more ideas. Tomorrow the ‘Sew Yummy’ fun really begins with the first baking guest post.

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6 Responses to Sew Yummy: Sewing Inspired By Baking

  1. abby says:

    my SIL has one of those little strawberry shopping bags and I always want to pinch it!

  2. kristin says:

    aw thanks for including my (sister’s) emmeline apron! great roundup.

  3. Jane says:

    ooo, thanks for including my apron tutorial! Great round up, so many awesome ideas!! :)

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