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threegirlsandaboy
« on: December 17, 2008 08:17:32 AM »

Here are a couple of towel/head wrap sets I made for 2 of my nieces.  These are for 7 year olds, so they required cutting some towels down to size.  My house is full of towel fuzzies, but I think the results were worth it.   Smiley  Let's hope they like them:


Here's the head wrap in action:

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« Reply #1 on: December 17, 2008 08:20:56 AM »

Love them!!  Did you use a tutorial?
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« Reply #2 on: December 17, 2008 08:24:20 AM »

Cute! Nice job. I love the embellishments (ribbon or cut material?)

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« Reply #3 on: December 19, 2008 08:15:24 AM »

Thanks for the compliments! 
I used a tutorial for the head wrap, and changed the dimensions a little.  I think I made mine less than 10" tall and about 30" long.  I also just used 1/8" elastic to stuff the towel end into instead of a button: 
http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-head-wraps/

I kinda sorta used this tutorial for the towel wraps.  Obviously I didn't do the embroidery and my straps are a little wider.  I also folded my towel down to cover the elastic instead of just stitching it in.  It's pretty close, though: 
http://www.emblibrary.com/EL/elprojects/pdf/pr1257.pdf


Quiltersblock, that's ribbon.  I wouldn't recommend satin ribbon with horizontal stripes to anyone.  It looks a little wonky.  The grosgrain I used on the other one hid the imperfections much better.   Smiley 
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« Reply #4 on: December 22, 2008 06:21:36 AM »

Very cute, I'm sure they will just love them! 

I had bath wraps on my todo list for quite a while, too.  I need to make them with sleeves though since they get so cold coming out of the bath in the winter.  One of these days I'll get to it!
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« Reply #5 on: January 12, 2009 08:27:44 AM »

Those are really cute!
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« Reply #6 on: January 13, 2009 10:46:43 AM »

Adorable! Good job!  Smiley
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momma2many
« Reply #7 on: January 18, 2009 06:28:28 PM »

I have been wanting to make these for me and my dd.  thanks for the post and the links.

Anna
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