Tuesday, May 31, 2011

How to Pretty up your Bathroom Towel**TUTORIAL**

Looking for a way to pretty up your bathroom?  Here is an easy, but super cute way to add a little personalization to your bathroom towels.   

What you need:
A Bathroom Towel (any size this will also work with washclothes)
Sewing Machine
Sewing pins
Step one:  The ribbon I chose had wire in it so I had to take it out.  If yours has wire remove it. 
Just a picture of the towel I chose
Step 2:
Pin your ribbon to the band at each end of your towel.  I only did this on one side of the towel.  If you flip it over it won't a ribbon on it.  I didn't want my thread to show and I didn't know how to match it up perfectly so it would look good.  
Step 3:
Sewing along the edge of the ribbon, sew your ribbon to your towel. I used black thread so it wouldn't show on the under side.  I made sure to sew on the outer edge where the ribbon had black stitching so you wouldn't see my thread.
Step 4:
 Remove the pins and VIOLA! Isn't it cute?  I love it. 
Here is a glimpse of the Spa Package I put together using the newly created towel.   
I made a matching Do Not Disturb Sign to match the towel. I am jealous that I didn't make two of each for myself.   How fun is this.  You could easily customize any towel, washcloth, dish towel, etc. for a fun gift basket. 
For more fun craft ideas come over and visit me at Positively Peaches
Happy Crafting!

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