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Entries in dish toweling by the yard (2)

fresh selection of dish toweling!

by Hannah

We’ve just received 10 new rolls of dish toweling! These make great gifts for the holidays or for a party host.

Weekend project: Tea towels, Quick Aprons

-by April

We carry a rainbow of solid tea towels and also some ticking and checkered styles as well.

Tea towels are a great way to get crafty. I whipped up a few aprons with some beautiful blue tea towels we have in stock.

Supplies needed: tea towel, few yards of ribbon, some stitch witchery, matching thread and a bit of fabric for embellishment.

Version one: I just stitched ribbon to the top of the towel and gave myself some extra for ties.  The bottom is just a strip of the same ribbon. I pre pressed the ribbon in place with my favorite time saver stitch witchery, no pinning just a bit of steam and a quick run through the sewing machine.

Version two: I simply folded over the top of the towel, stitched a channel to feed my tie through.  The embellishment is just and eighth of a yard of fabric top stitched.

 I think these are a great addition to the kitchen when you have helpers around you can make them feel more comfortable and official with an apron. I like to give tea towels away as hostess gifts.  This apron would also be a great gift for any occasion.

This is a flour sack tea towel embellished with scraps and a little embroidery.

We also carry tea toweling by the yard, those can be used as tea towels, napkins or table runners. I could see some cute aprons made out of these as well.

Here is a great post from our archives on napkins made with tea toweling by the yard.

A fresh shipment arrived this week of toweling by the yard, also Oregon / Washington state tea towels.