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Topic: Dish towels - easy as 1-2-3 (now with tutorial)  (Read 14246 times)
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« Reply #30 on: November 10, 2007 10:39:01 AM »

I'm having a problem with them being kind of wonky, not exactly square, and the fabric doesn't want to be ironed out.  I'm thinking I probably need to wash them, but was wondering if anyone else has had this problem?

I bought a pack of white towels called 'flour sacks' from WalMart. They're really thin and very 'wonky'- I didn't know this when I got them, but I made the most of it. You can see a pic of mine earlier in this thread.  I just made the best of it Smiley

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« Reply #31 on: November 13, 2007 09:53:04 PM »

Great idea! I love to sew, but for the life of me I can't sew a straight line. LOL. It would probably show on a project like this.
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« Reply #32 on: November 14, 2007 03:21:43 AM »

Great idea! I love to sew, but for the life of me I can't sew a straight line. LOL. It would probably show on a project like this.

When I first started learning I would always draw a straight line with chalk, using a ruler, and then I would sew over the line. It's a good way to sew straight lines, have you ever tried?
« Reply #33 on: December 21, 2011 02:39:05 PM »

I really need more dishtowels in my kitchen and abthrooms. I think I'll try repurposing some older white bath towels and whipe some of these up. =)

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« Reply #34 on: December 26, 2011 04:39:17 AM »

What a great gift!  I may need to try this for next years holiday gifts.
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