Monthly Archives: May 2010

Wash Cloth to Make-Up Bag

Our final wash cloth and towel week project is this handy make-up bag. It is one wash cloth, cut in two, and sewn together. We lined it with plastic from a lotion gift set and the zipper is from an … Continue reading

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Wash Cloth to Wash Mit

Here is the next project with a wash cloth. We simply cut the wash cloth in half, folded over one half and added bias tape and a loop for hanging. Now you have a handy wash mit. Do this in … Continue reading

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Wash Cloth to Wash Roll

Towel week continued: the Wash Cloth to Wash Roll. This is a great way to reuse a wash cloth. We sewed the bottom up and created pockets. Then we sewed a piece of drawstring on the ends. Now we can … Continue reading

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Towel to Pool Tote

Presenting the Towel to Pool Tote. That’s right, summer is here and it is time to head to the pool. To carry our sun glasses, sunscreen and reading material we created this pool tote out of an old beach towel. … Continue reading

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Dish Drying Mat

Dish Drying Mat Here is another way to re-purpose an old towel.  We took an old hand towel, it doesn’t matter if it is stained or worn,  and sewed some cotton fabric to it (remember the sarong scarf?). For those … Continue reading

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The Bolster Pillow

This next towel project turns a couple of old bath towels into something totally different. The bolster pillow. We just took 2 old bath towels and rolled them up. Measured some fabric to match a new bedspread and made a … Continue reading

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Towel Re-Do

Towel week continues with a towel redo. Take that drab hand towel and turn it into a fun and decorative addition to your bathroom. We found some colorful, wide ribbon and sewed it on the end about 2 inches up … Continue reading

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Towel Week Begins

It’s Towel Week! This week we will show you some ideas for re-purposing old towels.  Our first project is a hooded bath towel.  This towel was made by sewing a coordinating wash cloth onto a bath towel.  This towel is … Continue reading

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Paper Towel Tube to Knife Protector

Protect your knives (and fingers) by re-purposing a paper towel tube into a knife sheath.  Simply flatten the cardboard tube, tape one end together and insert a knife.

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Rice to Cell Phone Saver

Have you ever dropped your phone into the toilet? What about putting it through the wash? (Melany?). Well, if your phone gets wet for some reason, you can dry it by submerging it into a bowl of rice. The rice … Continue reading

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