I just tried making some overmitts the other night. Guess it was a little too late after a long day.
Here’s what happened:
I traced my mitten-positioned hand onto a piece of paper leaving a ½ inch seam allowance.
Cut the paper to form a pattern, planning on making four of these out of some pertex quantum left over from my last bivy project.
Traced the pattern.
Cut the fabric.
Carefully sewed it all together.
A perfect two dimensional representation of what a quantum overmitt should look like.
Of course, you will notice, I forgot about the three dimensional aspect of my hands.
However, all is not lost. After a good round of everyone’s favorite game (Fun With Seam Rippers), I now have the palms for my next attempt ready to go.
Please wish me luck. Or, better yet, wish me thoughtful concentration.