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Hello!  So after I sewed up the zippered pouches for my daughter's friends, I finally started on the towels I wanted to sew for our cousins' children.  Truth be told, I had found the towel tutorial super early on in the year and was pretty excited about making these.  I even bought a lot of the terry cloth material but after I got all the materials, I was just so unmotivated!  My sewing machine pretty much sat neglected for months and the my fabric just sat in the box.  I'm not sure, but I was always tired and didn't feel much like crafting.  I guess I was in a total crafting slump.  I think I started on these towels just a couple weeks before Christmas.  I prewashed everything to prevent shrinkage later.

This was the first towel I made using this tutorial HERE.  The only thing I did not follow was the rounded hood part because I think it's just easier to sew the binding on when it's straight.  It's just personal preference.  A rounded hood probably looks a bit nicer and would fit the child's head better.  I made 2 towels like these with the Avengers fabric.

Then I made 2 towels with this Tsum Tsum fabric.  Cutting terry cloth is very messy!  Little white fluffs of fabric everywhere.  I had to vacuum in between towels.

For a couple of the older children, I made just regular towels with a strip of fabric for decoration.  I really like how these turned out.  I might make more of these.  I also machine sewed the binding on.  That was a bit scary because you can't see for sure where you're sewing on the reverse side.  But I think after my 3rd or 4th towel, I was a lot better at feeling where I should be sewing.

Those were all my non paper crafting projects I finished for Christmas.  I'll share more of my paper crafts in the upcoming days.  Thanks so much for reading!


Comments

Cheryl said…
Cute fabric! Can't believe you sewed all the edges.

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