Make these pretty DIY Ribbon Trimmed Tea Towels to decorate your kitchen – so quick and easy to make. These gorgeous kitchen towels are a great gift idea too!
Today I’m sharing a tutorial on my latest DIY project for the kitchen – Ribbon Trimmed Kitchen Towels!
These towels fit in so beautifully with my white kitchen and love of gray:
affiliate links are used in this post for your shopping convenience
I just love how the stripes turned out!
Don’t worry if you’re not an experienced sewer! This tutorial is very easy!!!
– white kitchen towels
– roll of satin ribbon (I used a Gray color but you can use whatever color you like).
– thread to match the ribbon color
Easy Sew Tutorial for Beginners:
Wash and dry towels according to instructions on package.
Cut the end of the ribbon straight across. The ribbon has a shiny side and a matte side. I sewed the ribbon onto the towel so that the matte side faces out.
Fold 1/4 inch of the ribbon’s raw edge under so that the matte side faces out.
Lay the ribbon 2 inches from one end of the towel. Place the pressed-under edge so that it meets one long edge of the towel like this:
Starting at the end of the ribbon that is folded under, begin to sew close to the edge of the ribbon. (Ignore the green painters tape. I put it there for a previous sewing project as a 2 inch marking guide).
Continue to sew the other 3 sides of the ribbon so that you end up where you began sewing.
Sew a second row of ribbon 2 inches higher than the last row.
Voila, you are done!
I really love how these towels turned out. I was surprised how quick and easy they were to make! And so inexpensive too!! (Must make some more for hostess gifts!)