how to make tea towels

how to make tea towels

How to Make Tea Towels

Tea towels are a versatile household essential and a great item to have in your home. They can be used to wipe surfaces, dry dishes and soak up spills, and they can also be used to make creative projects. If you’re looking for a cost effective way to get creative, try making your own tea towels! Here are some tips on how to get started:

Materials Needed

  • Tea towels (plain or patterned)
  • Fabric paint
  • Fabric markers
  • Paint brushes
  • Iron
  • Sewing machine


  1. Gather the materials needed and clean the tea towels to remove dirt and oils.
  2. Now it’s time to get creative! You can use fabric paint, fabric markers, or even sew on patches, pom poms, and ribbon to customize your tea towel.
  3. When you’re finished creating your design, let the tea towel dry for 24 hours.
  4. Once your design is dry, iron your tea towel to set the fabric paint and make sure the design will last.
  5. If you want to add a personalized touch to your tea towel, you can sew a personalized label.
  6. Let the tea towel cool and then enjoy your unique creation!


Making your own tea towels is a great way to get creative and save money at the same time! With the right materials and a bit of creativity, you can make unique and personalized tea towels that will be the envy of all your friends. Have fun with it and enjoy your beautiful handmade tea towels!


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