Sunday, December 5, 2010

Stenciled Hand Towels

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 Here is something fun that I just made and added to my powder room as part of my Christmas decorating.  It’s a hand towel that I cut from a piece of Painter’s Cloth and hand stenciled with one of my favorite stencils from my favorite stencil source MAISON DE STENCILS.

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The towels were made in much the same way as the  Noel Hand Stenciled Napkins that I made and blogged about last week.    I used one of my existing hand towels as a pattern for the size I wanted and cut it out of a piece of Painter’s Cloth.  I then sewed a double hem on all four sides being sure to fold in approximately 1/4 inch, ironing it down, folding that in another 1/4 inch, ironing it down again, and then stitching it down with my sewing machine.    Very easy.

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Then I simply took my stencil and played with how I wanted to lay out the words and this is what I came up with.    I folded my towel the way I wanted it to hang on the towel ring first to make sure I knew how much space I had to work with. 

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This towel incorporated all that I love.  It’s a fun and easy craft project, it has numbers, and it’s French!! 

Joyeux Noel!!

I am linking this post up to the Project Parade over at The DIY Showoff.  Come by for more inspiration.

And I am linking up to Make It For Monday over at Cottage Instincts.  Lot’s to see here too!

And I am linking up to The Girl Creative for  Just Something I Whipped Up.  More creative projects!

And I am joining Kate and friends for the Holiday Home Party at Centsational Girl.  Hundreds of projects!

And I am linking up to Shanty 2 Chic for I Did It Without My Hubby.  Even more projects!


micah @ the yellow front door said...

super cute and so festive!!

EliFla said...

That's really nice!!!! Hugs, ciao Flavia

Kathy @ Creative Home Expressions said...

Perfect, Lisa! I love it paired with the other towel, too!

sissie said...

Hi Lisa,
I love it!!! The towel is the perfect bathroom/powder room holiday touch. You did a wonderful job and I just might have to borrow this one!!


Rene said...

Those look great! Must look into these stencils.


Judy @ In His Grip said...

Oh, my gosh, these are great. Thanks for giving me a wonderful idea.

the cape on the corner said...

ack, love that stenciled towel, too!

Ellie said...

That's so cute! Thanks for sharing!

Karen said...

Lisa--these are WONDERFUL!!! VERY festive and cute!

Rene' said...

Those hand towels look wonderful!!!

Laurel @ Ducks in a Row said...

This looks really fantastic. Thanks for sharing!

Lou Cinda @ Tattered Hydrangeas said...

These are gorgeous!! What a great idea!!

Lou Cinda

Anonymous said...

Love the two towels together... VERY NICE!


Something Nice and Pretty said...

Love it, looks great with the other towel too! I'm visiting from D. Speaking and I'm your newest follower!