Adorable Hand Stitched DIY Tea Towels
Create a beautiful hand-stitched cloth napkin for your home with this Adorable Hand Stitched DIY Tea Towels tutorial. If you're a big fan of Mason jars, follow Lynn Lilly's example and sew a darling jar image onto the napkin. Because you are able to choose the design that you will hand sew into the towel, you can choose the difficulty of this quick and easy craft. It's perfect for beginning and advanced crafters alike! Additionally, these DIY cloth napkins make a great gift for friends and family. You can choose the design you want for them and make them a set of hand stitched napkins for any special occasion.
Estimated CostUnder $10
Time to CompleteUnder an hour
Project TypeMake a Project
- Tea Towels
- Iron transfer marker
- Embroidery hoop
- Colored floss
- Design printed on standard printer paper
Take your design and flip paper over so ink side is down.
Use transfer marker to trace design on back of paper.
Heat iron to cotton setting.
Lay out tea towel & iron any wrinkles.
Place your design you just traced face down.
Lightly iron over the sheet of paper for 20 seconds lifting the corner of the paper to make sure it transferred to the towel.
Once you have a light transfer of your design remove the paper & turn off iron.
Lace tea towel on the embroidery hoop.
Hand stitch along the design using embroidery floss.
NOTE: the transfer pen will eventually fade.
Once finished remove hoop and hand wash.
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