I have been meaning to buy some more dish towels, but never seemed to get around to it. Yesterday I saw a tutorial for making dish towels on a blog. Forgive me, but I can't give credit since I have no idea which blog it was.
Anyway, last night after work, while supper was cooking, I whipped up this one. The fabric is kind of drab, but seemed like a good choice to try a dish towel on. Its a medium weight and after being pre-washed is very soft. Perfect for a dishtowel. I have several more pieces of similar fabric that I plan to turn into dishtowels. This one only took a few minutes.
Here is the back showing the ribbon hanging loop.
They are easy to make. All you have to do is cut out the size towel you want, plus about 1/2 inch all the way around the rectangle. Then press under a 1/4 inch edge once and then turn that over 1/4 inch again and press. Sew close to this edge. You can easily add a loop for hanging on one corner using ribbon, etc.
As I said the fabric in this one isn't that pretty, but using fabric in my stash is a great way to be frugal! If I enjoy using this type towel, I will make some prettier ones soon.