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« on: July 21, 2010 01:35:10 PM »

Now that we are finally near water that is safe and pleasant to swim in, we needed some beach towels. The problem was that my husband absolutely hated every single design in the store and I hated how expensive they were. So I came up with the idea of making some from regular towels. He got to pick out the color and design, which made him happy and they were a lot cheaper this way so I was happy. As a bonus, our daughter can have a matching towel of her own. We got 3 regular sized bath towels (2 solid and 1 stripe) for ours and 1 of each color of hand towels for hers. I cut the striped towels in half and sewed them onto the solid towels. Unfortunately they unravel very very easily so no matter what stitch I seemed to use it wasn't enough to securely hold them together so I added the ribbon. That solved the problem and added a nice touch to the look. They end up being super long but I love it because it can completely and securely wrap around me, my husband likes it because it gives you plenty of room to lay stuff either at your feet or above your head if you are using it to lay on.

here is my towel with my daughter's folded on top

my daughter's towel unfolded

mine hanging from the door frame, it is super long

a close up of my towel

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« Reply #1 on: July 21, 2010 01:59:55 PM »

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What a good idea!

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« Reply #3 on: July 21, 2010 05:46:09 PM »

Cute. I love that you made a mini beach towel too!

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