Saving a pretty dish towel for something crafty? Here are a bunch of ideas to get your creative juices flowing, many requiring just a few supplies and simple sewing. You’ll notice a few of these projects have been featured previously on Tipnut but there are plenty of new goodies too, I’ll be adding more to this list as I come across them. Enjoy!
Sewing Machine Cover: Keep your sewing machine dust-free with this quick & easy project.
Coin Purse Keychains: Zipped and holds a key ring.
Drawstring Shoe Bag: You’ll need a bit of cord or ribbon and twill tape.
Curtains: Super easy to make, simply stitch on little ornaments and add clip-on cafe curtain rings.
Book or Diary Cover: Make a pretty cover for your journal or diary.
Reusable Lunch Bag: Supplies include iron-on vinyl, elastic hair band and a button.
Here are a bunch of ideas for using them to make aprons, you’ll find both full & half sized patterns, and even a few cuties for the kiddos. I’ll be adding to this collection as I find more goodies, enjoy!
Simple: You’ll also need up to 3 yards of ribbon, takes only minutes to make!
Half: What you need: two yard-long pieces of ribbon, two big buttons, scissors, a needle, and thread.
Double Ruffle: Top two ruffles are made with pretty fabric.
With Bottom Ruffle: Strips of fabric for waist & ties, bottom ruffle and pocket.
Full: You’ll also need some twill tape or ribbon. Features a gathered top and pockets.
Child Size: The design is as clever as can be and is accomplished in just minutes with a few simple stitches.
Child’s Art Apron: Super cute design featuring a row of crayon pockets.
Cute Hostess: Ric-rac for trim and fabric strips for waist & ties, bottom edge.
Easy Full: You’ll need double fold bias tape, ric-rac and fabric scraps for pocket.