Friday, November 20, 2009

a dish towel & a potholder

have you ever thought about what you could do with a...

dish towel
& ribbon?

how about make an easy sweet little apron?

these would make great gifts!

let's not forget about those boys. leave off the bow and you would have an apron for your little tiger.

here's how you do it:

with your hand towel folded in half pin you potholder to the top.

sew the potholder to the towel.

make a bow out of your ribbon and pin it to the potholder.

stitch the bow to the potholder.

pin two long pieces of ribbon in between the layers of dishtowel and sew.

next pin a piece of ribbon to the left side of the potholder.
make sure the ribbon is pinned to the back of the potholder.

next you'll need a way to attached the ribbon to the opposite side of the potholder.

you could use a snap or some Velcro. i chose a snap.
sew one snap to the back of the Velcro and the other to the ribbon.

make sure to measure where the snap should be by trying it on your little one.

i timed myself and this took about 20 minutes.
not too shabby!
give it a try!

(i got my potholder at the dollar tree and the dishtowel at target)


Matt 'n Erin said...

So cute! Love those colors together.
Hope Lucy is feeling better!

Lindsey said...

Such a fabulous idea! Thanks for sharing. This is something I will be making for my little one today just in time to make cookies this afternoon :)

Cap Creations said...

How cute is that?! Thank you for sharing. Love it!

Abby said...

Too cute! Did you come up with this idea yourself?

Serena said...

cute! Where did you find that adorable red play kitchen?

Laurel @ Ducks in a Row said...

Love love your colors!

Unknown said...


i got the play kitchen from it has been a huge hit with the kiddos.

Unknown said...

i love lucy.

Kimmie said...

What a great sewing project...your little girl is such a cute little model!

thanks for sharing.

mama to 7
one homemade and 6 adopted
*expecting again...from Ethiopia!

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jackanderson said...

I like the tutorial of dish towel & potholder. Going to try it. Thanks girl is is very cute.thanks for posting.
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