Cozy for Disposable Foil Cake Pan

This cherry-flavored cake cozy project, with the complete instruction, was kindly provided by Lucinda Fowinkle. Lucinda, thank you so much for sharing!!!

Lucinda also prepared a detailed instruction, showing how to fulfill this remarkably stylish, yet easy-to-implement idea. Here's a photo of ready cozy, and the instruction follows:

Cozy for Disposable Foil Cake Pan

Nothing is better than the gift of home-baked goodies, but a disposable foil cake pans are not the most attractive gift. This cozy dresses-up the pan and can be reused by the gift recipient to carry a potluck dish.

To make the cozy to fit an 8 in x 8 in x 1.5 in pan with lid, the following supplies are needed:

Supplies List

  • 5/8 yd checked fabric
  • 5/8 yd coordinating lining fabric
  • 1/4 yd contrasting embroidery square fabric
  • 5/8 yd fusible interfacing stabilizer
  • 1/2 yd rick-a-rack
  • 1 inch covered button

  • Instructions

    1. Cut checked fabric & coordinating lining fabric into 19 inch squares.

    Cozy for Disposable Foil Cake Pan

    2. Stabilize, hoop & embroider design on contrasting fabric. Remove from hoop and cut an 8 in x 8 in diamond shape with design centered.

    Cozy for Disposable Foil Cake Pan

    3. Fuse interfacing to checked square.

    4. Baste embroidered square to one corner of the checked square. Sew rick-a-rack along inside edge of embroidered square.

    Cozy for Disposable Foil Cake Pan

    5. With right sides together, sew the checked square and lining together leaving an opening to turn right-side-out. Hand stitch opening and press.

    6. Make a button hole on the corner with the embroidery design. Sew a covered button to the opposite corner.

    7. On the remaining corners, attach Velcro to create a lapped closure.

    Cozy for Disposable Foil Cake Pan

    8. Place around pan adjusting Velcro to fit snugly.

    Cozy for Disposable Foil Cake Pan

    9. To make the cover reversible, add a button to the other side of the cozy. Another embroidery pattern (monogram of the gift recipient) can also be added to the lining to dress-up to reverse side.


    Fruit Season
    9 delicious natural looking designs of fruits 5x7 inch hoop.
    Polyester Thread
    Cotton Tear-Away Stabilizer
    For relatively stable types of fabric. 24" width roll
    Water Erasable Marker
    Wash with water to remove the pen lines