Tuesday, December 28, 2010

repurposed gift.


I received a little gift for Christmas.
A kitchen towel.
Cute, huh?
Here's the recipe that came attached.

I knew that if I used this towel
in my kitchen...
as intended...
it would not be long for this world. ;)

Soooo....
I trimmed it a bit.
Added a strip of fabric on the top....
And a strip of fabric on the bottom.
Two ties on the sides...
VIOLA!!!

I wear aprons quite often in my line of work:
(Chief cook and bottle washer).
This has become the perfect towel for me!!!

17 comments:

  1. Well, is that CUTE, or what? I do know what you mean about towels, and this will last a whole lot longer!
    :-}pokey

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  2. Now I like that, and I would certainly use an apron a little more lovingly than the towel. Very clever lady you are.

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  3. So true, my kitchen towels look like they have been driven over by a truck! Great idea.

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  4. Great idea ,love your new apron .

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  5. You are so clever Beth. Good on you!

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  6. Good job, and very pretty how it turned out. I have some vintage tea towels too nice to be used, I think that I will follow your example, thank you for the idea.

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  7. Nice! BTW, my 12" house block is in the mail today. Don't know if it will reach you by the deadline of January 1, but I hope so! Thanks!

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  8. What a cute way to use your new towel and keep it fresh a little longer! It does seem like the cute ones are the first to get stained.... did you make the pie yet?

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  9. OMG here you go again! Beth you need to think about that book!!!! Just saying!!!!!!!

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  10. Love this apron! Great transformation!

    How you had a lovely Christmas and wishing you and your family a very Happy New Year.

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  11. I too wear aprons in my "domestic" area. I got into the habit, and I prefer them. Must start creating a few of my own ~ since I like to wear funky aprons!!

    xo
    eva

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  12. what a great way to use that cute towel! and i LOVE LOVE LOVE your description on your profile page of "chief cook and bottle washer". it cracks me up every time i see it!

    happy new year to you!

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