Thursday, April 22, 2010

Rolled Kitchen Towels-Tutorial

 


A couple of years ago I made some reusable kitchen towels for my sister-in-law’s Christmas gift and posted them on my little craft blog I had then.  They still continue to be one of my most frequently searched posts, as well as one of my favorite things in my own house.  After making a set for my family, I also made some for my mother-in-law.  They make a great gift because you can personalize them with fabrics and they’re practical.  We still use paper towels for some things, but in the past year since making our set, we’ve only gone through four rolls of the paper towels.  That’s down from at least one roll a week prior to switching over! 


Here I’ll show you how I make mine.  Now, I have a snap press and I realize a lot of you may not.  Other options would be Velcro or sew-on snaps.  I also have included a scan of the unrolled plastic canvas (edit 1/8/14: the links to the roll template take you to Craftsy.com via an affiliate link.  It's free to join Craftsy, and you can store all your patterns you download from there directly on your account.  And it doesn't give me fits like Google Docs was.  Thanks!)  roll if you want to use it as a template for your own.  These towels, with their plastic roll fit on a standard paper towel stand.  We use ours for pretty much everything, including the occasional baby dress-up party.


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When soiled, we throw ours in a special wet bag we keep hanging on the stove handle.  It’s a bit larger than the ones Christie showed yesterday, but exactly the same concept.  When we wash, I dump the towels out and wash everything together with the rest of our rags.  I do line dry the wet bag, but there is no special care for the towels.
UPDATE 3/2014:
I finally got around to making a tutorial for the hanging wet bag

Get the tutorial for that HERE
 http://www.sewastraightline.com/2014/03/home-sewn-rag-bag-for-kitchen.html


 
Let’s get to it!


For a standard baker’s dozen (13)  towels, you’ll need four yards of fabric.  I like to use quilter’s flannel as it is sturdier than regular flannel, absorbent and comes in a wide range of prints.  For these towels I also used terry cloth.  So, two yards each of the flannel and the terry.


Prewash.
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A standard paper towel is 13”*12”.  Cut your fabric into 14"*13” rectangles
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Lay two rectangles right sides together.  Since I was doing one side flannel and the other terry, I put one of each down, right sides together
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Sew together on three sides, 1/2 inch seam allowance.  I serged.
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Turn
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Fold the raw edges of the open end inside, 1/2  inch
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Press flat, pin if necessary
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Top stitch around all edges, sealing the open side as you go
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I like to do a decorative stitch
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Here is where I add my snaps.  Again, you can do either Velcro (which may get messy in the wash) or sew-on snaps, which I think would work great.  But here is how I do my snaps
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Mark the snap placement, you can use my roll as a template on a piece of paper and then hole punch the marks.  Transfer the markings onto one of the shorter sides of all the towels
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Starting with either studs or sockets, set all the snaps for the one side of all the towels
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Once all of the one side of the snaps is done, flip the towel upside down and over.  Repeat the above steps with the other snaps.
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Now let’s make the roll.


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Cut  a piece of plastic canvas 12.5” by 6”
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Now, you can sew the plastic canvas closed, but I use snaps.  Here is the roll I made, if you want to use it as a template on where the snaps go.
I put three sockets along one long edge
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Then on the opposite side, three studs facing the other direction

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Followed by two sockets in the middle at either end
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Roll the canvas and snap in place
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Snap a towel onto the center snaps of the roll.
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Continue snapping all your towels together and roll it up. 
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So, I’m giving this roll away.  Though my husband asked me not to.  He kept saying over and over, “but these are *really* nice!”  I think I may need to make us some with terry cloth backings now, just to appease him.  But these are for you, well, one of you.
Giveaway closed
Thank you!
 
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Good luck! And Happy Earth Day!
LINKED

UPDATE 3/2014:
I finally got around to making a tutorial for the hanging wet bag

Get the tutorial for that HERE
 http://www.sewastraightline.com/2014/03/home-sewn-rag-bag-for-kitchen.html
 

152 comments:

Reno said...

I know that your mother-in-law loves hers. I know this because...well, I am your mother-in-law.

GG With A Twist of Lime said...

me likey, me likey!!!!!

Garilyn said...

I like these. We use a lot of washclothes and cloth napkins, these would be great to add to our collection!

Diana said...

what a cool idea!!

Valarie said...

those are *really* nice.

myrt said...

I love, love, love these! I go through soo many paper towels. What a great idea.

Char @ Crap I've Made said...

Big pink puffy hear these!

Heidi said...

This would be perfect...we use a LOT of paper towels!

The Pooley Tribe said...

Wow! These are great, we have all sorts of messes that we need to clean up! kapfife at gmail dot com

mamma-mich said...

oh these are really cool. love them!

michelle

Rebelflame said...

I think I might have to try this. Those look great :) I'd sure love them to be sitting in my kitchen...

Heather said...

I really like those that is a great idea!!!

Christie said...

Those are totally great Sabra. I'd love to win them (would you be ok with me winning???)! That's awesome to do a link party. I've been going back and forth on that one for a while. I'm excited to see how yours goes!

Jennie said...

Wow! These are awesome! Even if I don't win, I think I will be making some :)

SAMZE said...

You are a *genius*!!! Love these!!! If I don't win, I'd love to try making these!

You are brilliant! :)

kaimono[at]hawaii[dot]rr[dot]com

Emma! said...

Wow those are awesome!

Stephanie said...

Please make me some. :)

Julie said...

I LOVE these - they're adorable! I can't sew a straight line, but I promise to use, wash and reuse! Happy Day Mother Earth! Thanks for the chance :)
juliecampbell@kidslovespanish.com

Melanie said...

Confession-we go through paper towels like they are going out of style. We really could use something like this.

Brenda said...

Those are great - I love the terry cloth backing! I've never seen the inner roll made that way, either - thanks for the tute!

Sierra said...

your mom-in-law is funny. anyway, i want one!!! :):):)
-Sierra
sierra.keaster@gmail.com

kimberlyswimmer said...

Love these! Would be nice not to waste so many papertowels, but of course, I can't sew :( I hope I win!
daunfamily@yahoo.com

The Morreys said...

What a great idea! Pick me, pick me!

Lynne said...

Those are fantastic!! What a great idea! I have to make some... unless I win them of course :) Thanks for the great giveaway!!

Mary Ellen said...

What an absolutely awesome idea!! Would love to win!

saskia said...

those are great, I'm not motivated enough to make them, so I need to win them

Sylvia (at) Lily's Pad and Petals said...

What a FABULOUS idea - I need this badly.
Thanks for the opportunity.
Sylvia

Jessica said...

Oh, that is a great idea...I wonder if velcro would work as I don't have a snap press...but maybe I will win and not need to try on my own :)

jessie said...

beautiful!

greetingarts said...

Absolutely fabulous! Even if I don't win, you've given me the inspriation to make them tomorrow! And now I really want a snap setter, darn it.

~Michelle~ said...

this is amazing - I just jumped over to your blog from somewhere else (can't remember now!), and this is completely awesome! Thanks for the tutorial!

julie said...

this is the best earth day project i have ever seen! a genuinely practical way to save trees and energy. thank you! hope i win!

Sarah said...

I want... I have a towel bar in my kitchen but no paper towel holder and this would be AWSOME

nellana said...

That is a really neat idea and if I don't win these then I think I will make my own.
Nellana @ hotmail.com

Rachel said...

LOVE these! I've been thinking about making un-paper towels, but wanted a way to make them on a roll instead of just stacking them--and here it is! However, without a snap press, the idea of sewing on snaps doesn't sound much fun, so winning the giveaway would be awesome!

dontxcenterline at gmail dot com

The Flea Sleeps said...

Wow these are amazing! I would never have thought to use cloth just like a paper towel. We go thru tons of paper towels a month and think we are not being bad because we put them in the green waste, but these would be great. Thank you for an awesome idea.

kelly gibson said...

this is so brilliant. yet another reason i need to get my hands on a serger...

ChickiePea said...

This is exactly the kind of thing I had in mind but didn't know how to execute! Thank you! We have tried all sorts of paper towel replacements but none of them have "stuck," unfortunately. I'm sad to say that in the past few months we have gone back to disposable paper towels as we try to balance our focus between being green and keeping my oldest daughter (diagnosed with PANDAS) healthy, neither of which is an easy feat!

Thank you again for the tute!

debkar said...

Very creative!

Em said...

These towels are genius! I'll have to try making some.

Great blog, I really enjoyed reading through your posts!

Celtic Clan Momma said...

WOW! Awesome idea and thank you SOOOO much for sharing!

Bonnita said...

So clever! Thanks for the giveaway!

messymama said...

These are so cool! I NEED them!!

Carla said...

What a fabulous idea! Mark that down for a Christmas gift idea!

Amanda said...

These are so cool! If I don't win, I guess I am going to have to get to work and make myself some! Very neat!

Laura said...

LOVE these!

~Krista~ said...

Wow! Is all I can say!! This is an awesome idea!! I really hope that I win :)

Crissy said...

I made some about a year ago and some of them are already falling a part. This is just the inspiration I need to make a new batch!

molly said...

These are amazing! I'm so glad I came across this! I'd absolutely love to win these, but either way, I'll be making some for gifts! THANK YOU!!!!

Anne said...

Wow! Those are amazing - I would love to win a set!

Serena said...

Wow, these are so great! I love your snap setter!

Rice said...

Holy moley, these are awesome. I need to learn how to sew. In the meantime, hopefully I will win this roll!
jenrcui (at) yahoo (dot) com

StressTheSeams said...

I love them! I'm hoping I will win them, but I've already added Terry cloth to my list in anticipation of making them. And with such a great tutorial to follow, it should be easy! Thanks for sharing it!

sandyandcosmo said...

What a great idea! If I don't win I have some leftover flannel and terrycloth towels, guess I would have to make my own!

Justine said...

what a cool idea!

soul_searching_mama said...

These are awesome! :) Thanks for sharing! That would be awesome to win, but I'm definitely going to have to make some too!!

mylifeincurls(at)gmail.com Or contact me at my blog http://mylifeincurls.blogspot.com. :)

Stacey said...

I love these!!!!!! Awesome. We love all things "green" at our house.
Stacey

JenW said...

what a fantastic idea! love it!

Sparklinbecks said...

These look fun and with three kids under the age of four, I would put them to very good use!

SuzyQSparkles said...

Brilliant idea! I've eliminated paper towels from our home in favor of old towels, cut up and serged, stashed under each sink. This brings them out onto center stage. Also, love how you can use them for multiple things (like bibs). Great idea to use the snap press too!!!

Thanks for sharing... we'd love to win yours, but if not, we can always make our own! ;)

Darcy Darlin' said...

What a brilliant idea and wonderful execution! If I don't win, I will definitely be trying my hand at these.

Samurai Mom said...

These are so NEAT!

cwebb said...

Very cool! They would look really nice in my kitchen. jjjcwebb_at_hotmail_dot_com

Katlovesmath said...

Wow, these are really cool! I like how they all roll up together and I like the fabric choice!

katlovesmath at gmail dot com

Kimberly said...

I love how you made them snap together and roll up! That's such a great idea.

michele said...

key-YEWT! love it! please enter me....and thanks for the *awesome* giveaway!

Looking Glass Jewels said...

What an AWESOME idea! I would love to win these - we use a BAZILLION paper towels and I HATE it - time for a serious change!

Tania on the Hill said...

I love your idea! I have to clean around the house, so this is great.

Tahnks for the idea and the giveaway.

C & N c{o}. said...

At first I didn't get it, and then I realized it's to replace paper towels, and now I think this is GENIUS!G-E-N-I-U-S! I'm keeping my body in a pretzel in hopes that I win this!!!

Margaret said...

What a clever AND cute idea! I'd love to win this.

Becky said...

I've never wanted to win anything so much! Please oh please pick me!!!

embily said...

what a wonderful idea and they are so pretty too!

Ticia said...

What an awesome idea! I want one!

JD said...

What a great earth day gift! I've been slowly greening my personal care products, but havent' switched off paper in the kitchen yet. This would help speed the process!

never-tease-a-weasel said...

I love these! Please pick me!

.Maddie. said...

Awesome tutorial! I was actually thinking about making these for holiday gifts this year as well...we love all cloth at our house! =)

The Painted Daughter said...

Oooohhh! I can't to make some of these! I would love to win the set so I have a physical guide...I'm a tactile learner ;)

The Painted Daughter said...

Can't *wait* to make some!

MaCa said...

I'm diggin' your snap machine thingy. I just have the little rubber circle/felt and hammer system. I love using snaps, maybe I should invest in one of these? Where did you get it? How much? :)

Annie said...

OMG. This is absolutely ingenious. Is the snap press expensive?

Amanda said...

This is so creative! I love this idea.

summer said...

this is GENIUS!! i love it!

aja reeser said...

wow, these are great! we use my daughter's outgrown prefold cloth diapers instead of paper towels- i haven't used a single paper towel in several months!! but these are super cute and would be a great addition to my kitchen.

KatieB said...

These are awesome and you tutorial is very clear. Thanks for posting how to make these.

shaina said...

You are so clever!! I'd love love love to win these!!
kamyrensmiles@hotmail.com

Angela said...

Those look amazing. I go through so many towels with toddlers in the house!
veniceangel@hotmail.com

LeeAnn said...

these are fantastic!!

charlotte said...

i absolutely love this idea... fabulous! looks like it is time to think about investing in a snap press.

Linda Hill said...

What an amazing idea-great post. Would LOVE to win. Thanks for the opportunity.

Justin and Jillayne said...

Genius. So Cool!

Rebecca said...

As my mother-in-law's daughter-in-law, I have been fortunate enough to use these wonderful towels at my mother-in-law's and would absolutely love a set for myself!

Eos Mom said...

I hate how many paper products we run through, I would LOVE to win. Thanks!

Anna Banana said...

these are amazing! i would be soooo happy if i won these!

Terri said...

my paper towel addicted family really needs this. : ) thank you it is quite lovely

Sorka said...

Such a cool idea! I will have to keep my eye out for supplies to make these.. mwah hahahaha! Our local thrift shop always has interesting fabrics..

Niko said...

WOW! I am so in love with these! I don't use paper towels anymore but have not found a convenient way to use cloths. This is amazing! And they would make such great use of the ugly plastic paper towel holder my landlord installed....

Laurie said...

How very neat! Thanks.

laurie dot brooks at cox dot net

kristenly said...

those are fabulous! i hope that you pick me because i'm a terrible sewer and i'm going to have to attempt it anyway if you don't. :-) or maybe you could just open an etsy shop.

Alissa said...

me me me!!! (how bout if i add a pretty please?)

Deb said...

Genius. Just switched to cloth napkins this year (I know, I'm late) and this looks like the next step. Thanks so much.

Lisa said...

Gorgeous. I love the little detailed stitch but every time I use one I worry that I'm gonna run out of thread on the bobbin half way around ;)

crazyestonian said...

This is fantabulous! It makes me wish I used paper towels so I'd have something to switch from!
And I can totally see making for my mother-in-law, who is devoted paper towel user.

vh said...

I would love these and will give them to my daughter to use anywhere and everywhere.

gmb1029 said...

Always have wanted to switch to paperless in the kitchen. Would LOVE to win these : )

urban craft said...

very wonderful!
Thank you for a great giveaway!

Jenny said...

I want to win this! So cute!

Casual (dash) Cottage said...

These are great!
We've recently switched to cloth on a lot of the paper products in our home. I was wondering what to do with my wooden under cabinet mount paper towel holder! Now I know!
I hope I win this one, but even if not... I am still inspired!

Thanks for showing this and ...I'm off to find one of those snap-presses!

great tutorial!

pick me! pick me!

Casual (dash) Cottage said...

Came back to say.. I'm so impressed with this idea.. I want to make some of these... I don't sew, but I want to make some! ha!
Anyway... I have mentioned your give away,(for the towel roll) and... I mentioned you on my blog.

Love your spot!

karina said...

oh wow how cute are they!!and what an awesome earth saving idea! and they would love great in my kitchen :)
I would love to win this... it would also save me buying a snap punch doodad thing :)

karina
karina_baker@hotmail.com

Rory said...

Hi,
I followed you over from the Life As Lori link party. I am now a follower of yours. I would really love it if you stopped by and visited me too. Be sure to enter the drawing if you do. Keep up the good work. Rory http://toolsareforwomentoo.blogspot.com/

Adrienne said...

I know this is months and months behind but I have been looking up stuff for christmas ideas. I was wondering if you think 1 snap on each end would work just as well as 2? I don't have a snap machine so I would have to sew them on.

Thanks for the awesome idea!

Sabra said...

Adrienne, I'm not sure how smoothly they would stay together without flopping at the sides. I wonder if you could use snap tape? You can find it in notions, near elastic, and buy it by the yard. It has the snaps already sewn onto a strip of finished fabric/ribbon/tape. All you have to do is sew the tape into place using a zipper foot. I think that would be the best option for you. Good luck!

Carole Davids said...

Love this! I have my fabric ready and am considering what kind of snaps to use. What kind of snap press do you have? Do you like it, where did you get it?

Thanks for sharing!
Carole

frogbellysoup.blogspot.com

Daisy said...

These are fantastic- went to the fabric store today looking for quilting flannel! Definitely going to make some. Could you tell me what type of snap press you have and possibly where you got it? Thanks so much!

Tasha said...

I am in the process of making these today! :) I love the idea, and can't wait to get them finished! I'm using diaper gauze that I dyed to match my kitchen and french terry, because it's what I had on hand.

Kory said...

I just stumbled across your blog and it is great! I LOVE this idea. My sister converted me years ago to using washcloths in the kitchen to minimize waste, but in the little city apartment she lives in there is always a huge stack of them. This would be pretty and space saving for her. I now know what she is getting in her birthday basket! Thank you!

jill said...

Why is this better then using worn out towels that are torn into manageable.rags. also why thee snaps? I think they are nice, but I don't.understand

Sabra said...

Jill, not better, just another option. We use torn up rags for cleaning, too. But the rolled towels hang in my kitchen in plain sight, so I wanted something more pretty. Vain, yes. The snaps are to keep them together on the roll. Hope that helped explain things!

SusanDreams said...

what a fabulous idea! Gonna post it on my blog =D

Ms. Jones said...

I'm working on my set right now. My problem? I can't seem to keep snaps on my plastic mesh. They always fall off. And if I attempt connect them more securely, I make a hole in the mesh. My current solution -- in progress -- is to iron interfacing to felt and use that as a "core."

Any other ideas/suggestions are welcome. I can't wait to begin using these!

NamaS said...

What size snaps did you use? Thank you for this grest tute...I LOVE it.

Sabra said...

Ms. Jones, I just use the existing holes in the mesh to place the spikes of the snaps through. Does that make sense?

NamaS, I use size 18 resin snaps.

Good luck!

kamsnaps.com said...

Just came across your great tutorial for unpaper towels! Love how you incorporated snaps into the roll as well! Thanks for teaching us how to be a little greener! Judy @ KAMsnaps.com

Terri said...

I love this idea. I am definitely going to make these! Can you tell me where you got your snap tool? I just have to have one of those. lol

Sabra said...

Terri, I got my press through a co-op a few years ago with a bunch of other people. But the above commenter, Judy, at KAMsnaps.com sells them for a great deal, too. I love mine and use it all the time, for all kinds of things. So nice to have!

MonaB said...

How are these different from wash cloths?

MonaB said...

how are these different from wash cloths?

Sabra said...

MonaB--they really aren't that different. Exact same purpose. But these hang conveniently on a roll. And I wanted something a bit more decore friendly, so went with a pretty fabric.

Dawn said...

I LOVE this idea and want to make it for myself and my children.
Where do you get your snaps and I would LOVE a snap tool to attach like you have pictured but haven't found any for sale, could you let me know what brand it is or where it can be purchased?

Dawn ♥ ♥ ♥

Sabra said...

Dawn-my snap press is a KAM press. I love it. LOVE! I got mine through a co-op a few years ago. But The Snap Store (http://thesnapstore.com/catalog/) is a great source and also a previous commenter owns a site called KAMsnaps.com. Good luck and thanks for the comment!
Sabra

Lily said...

I like these. We use a lot of washclothes and cloth napkins, these would be great to add to our collection!

over the door towel rack

Jenifer Harrod said...

I may to make my own version of these soon. What a handy idea. This would be so great in my home with 7 children.

val kyrie said...

Terriffic! I can't wait to stadt making thess.

val kyrie said...

Terriffic! I can't wait to start making these.

Hope Explorer said...

I just made these and used Babyville Snaps that come in a package of 60 sets for $6.00,they are made from plastic - not metal to scratch surfaces. I applied the snaps to the flannel layer only and then serged the front and back together... They are very practical and appreciated gifts when presented on a simple inexpensive paper towel dispenser.

Tan said...

Hi there
I just came across this little tutorial last week - I can't even remember how! And I have to say that I can't wait to start making these. I have some old brightly coloured cloth nappies (terry cloth)that I am going to cut up for the backing and I bought two different flannel patterns to back them with. Here in Australia our paper towels are a little smaller than yours so I can get two plastic inserts out of one piece of plastic canvas - therefore I may end up making two sets!! The only thing holding me up is I have had to order the snaps and press off eBay from the US so I am impatiently awaiting their arrival! I can see these becoming gifts for Christmas this year... Thanks again for a fantastic idea :-) Tanya from Oz

Carmen said...

WOW! I LOVE THAT IDEA. I'M GOING TO MAKE MY TOWEL ROLL, I USE UP LOTS OF PAPER TOWELS. THANK YOU AND GOD BLES YOU.

Cork Tree Creative said...

I love this!!!! Wondering if you also sell them? I'm pressed for time and sewing isn't my best crafting skill. Do you have an etsy store or sell them online? If so, please share a link. Thanks!

Sabra said...

Cork Tree- I do not sell them, sorry. But there are usually quite a few similar listed on Etsy. Try searching "unpaper towels" (I know, I think it's a super odd thing to call them, too. Why not just "towels"?) Good luck!

GinnyLee said...

I think about how much we spend
money on useable paper items to turn
around & throw them away...and the cost continues to go up. I love
this idea...you can bet it is on my to-do list. Thank you for your superb idea.

Kyle & Cheryl said...

Is there a reason you make it 2 layers (1 terry/1 flannel)? Is that just for absorbency or is there more to it? THANKS!

Sabra said...

Kyle&Cheryl, I do two layers for aesthetics as much as anything. I don't like having the backside of the fabric show. It adds to absorbancy, too. But it also adds bulk. If you don't have my same hang up over the "wrong side" showing, you'd be able to get more towels on a roll and it would probably lay neater, as well.

Aravah said...

This is a brilliant idea!!! I'm going to make this ASAP. There's been a big stash of this plastic mesh stuff in my drawer for nearly two years, just waiting to be used.

I checked both posts and the photo temple for the center roll, but didn't see the dimensions - what are the dimensions of the roll? Am I supposed to print it out?? I'm not quite understanding how to create the template : /

Aravah said...

Oops! Disregard that last comment. I found the dimensions of the tube. In my excitement, I must have scrolled right over that part lol!

Aravah said...

Sorry - I'm commenting again, but I was sitting here brainstorming about these towels due to my lack of a serger. I noticed another commenter who'd mentioned she didn't have one.
If you don't have a serger you could take the paper template and trace/chalk/marker the rectangles all over the fabric(don't cut them out), then take the fabric with all the rectangles traced on it, to the machine and zigzag stitch over your markings. Once the traced rectangles are all zig zagged, cut them out close to the stitches.

Carrie Whittemore said...

I absolutely LOVE this project. I can't wait to try some. I featured your project on my blog at http://whittskitsfabricscrafts.blogspot.com/2013/04/mining-monday-fabric-scrap-project-ideas.html and put a link directly back here.
Thanks so much!
Carrie

Laura Caizza said...

Love this idea! I'm so doing this project. Thanks for sharing this.

hometextilesuppliers said...

I love to see your work. Very nice towel to make it more useful and beautiful.

Dan & fam said...

Is there a gauge of snap strength? How can I tell if a certain size or material can withstand whatever I am snapping, anyway? Can the same snap that holds these [fabulous!] towels together also hold a purse strap on, for example? NEWBIE!

kstrunnell said...

Any ideas on how to make this with the lack of a serger?

Sabra at Sew a Straight Line said...

kstrunnell:
You would make them the same way, only instead of serging the three edges before turning and top stitching, you would just use your sewing machine. I just serged because it's fast. Regular stitches would yield the same end result. Just remember to clip the corners before turning. Good luck!

Marla Escamilla said...

I just made a set of these (I still need to add the snaps) and with 2 yard of each fabric ingot 13 towels, 4 small towels (12 X 5 inches finished) band 1 12 X 12 square cloth. I am going to use the small rectangles like the select-a-size paper towels. Great tutorial! Thanks for your b efforts and information!

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