Sewing: A Craf-tea Towel

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From talking about tea … to sharing teacups  … to rearranging the teapot display … and one thing led to another and I came up with a craf-tea idea.  I had seen this idea on a few sites and thought I would  try making one.

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I’ve got some birthdays coming up and wanted something with a personal touch.  I used my own template from another craft, an odd bit of material from another sewing project, and a small kitchen towel.   This is my test project, so I used an inexpensive towel. It could be a tea towel or a hand towel.

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After cutting out the template on paper you pin it to your fabric and cut it out. Then position it on the towel and applique stitch around the pot.  You can see the front and back version of the towel.

More ideas to use fabric scraps:

The next step will be to wash it and see how the stitching holds up. If this washes well I will be making more of these craf-tea towels.  How about stitching on a different template … a tea cup … a coffee mug … or …. you are only limited by your own imagination.

teacup line

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2 Responses

  1. Myrtle

    Linda, this I am interested in as I have kitchen sheers that have cups, saucers and teapots in black trim along the bottom .

    • Crafty Gardener

      This is really easy to do Myrt, just need a teapot image and some fabric. If we were closer I would help you.

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