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The holidays are right around the corner heck Thanksgiving is tomorrow! Are you going crazy yet? Because I am but today I have a super easy and quick project that makes the perfect gift for just about anyone. We all have kitchens and we all have kitchen towels and we love them but I love those cute hanging kitchen towels even more! This Handmade Kitchen Towel tutorial uses my favorite Cricut Maker! I had several of these whipped up in under an hour.
Handmade is always fun and everyone loves a customized gift. I love how these adorable Handmade with Cricut Kitchen Towels turned out! They are the perfect gift I know I would love to get a half a dozen of these for Christmas. How about you?
- Cricut Maker
- Pink Fabric Cricut Cutting Mat 12″x24″s
- Cricut Maker Rotary Blade
- Cricut Easy Press
- 1 hand towel or thick tea towel,
- 1/3 yard fabric that coordinates with your cute towels
- Iron-on medium weight interfacing,
- 2 large buttons
- Sewing machine and basic sewing supplies.
Preparing the dishtowel:
1. Cut your purchased dishtowel in half in the middle so there are two pieces.
2. Carefully pleat, fold, or gather the raw edge to measures approximately 6” across.
Now for the top of the towel:
Using the Pink Cricut Fabric cutting mats place your fabric on the mat and then use the Cricut Maker and the pattern to cut out 4 pieces from the fabric.
Using same method as use for fabric place Iron interfacing on Pink Cricut Mat, use the same pattern but scale it down by 1/4″. Cut interfacing with your Maker.
Using the Cricut Teeny Tiny Easy Press set at 350 degrees adhere iron on interfacing to the inside of one pattern piece. I used my Cricut Easy Press to press all my pieces and to finish the project I love how easy it is to handle and I dont have to worry about water or steam like I normally do with a regular iron.
With right sides together, starting at the widest part of the fabric, stitch all around the handle the other side ending on the opposite side of the fabric, leave the bottom open. All seams are 1/4 inch. Clip the corners and turn right-side out.
Using the Easy Press again press the fabric top so that all the edges are crisp, turn in a one-inch hem along the open bottom and press.
Insert the raw gathered edge of the dishtowel into the open base of the handle so that it lays a full inch inside. Sew at least two rows of stitches to secure it in place.
I also topstiched 1/4 inch around the fabric as well, I like the look of topstiching!