How to Make a Kitchen Towel Angel

Here's a unique way to present a housewarming gift of a set of kitchen towels. Poems about angels are optional...

Steps

  1. 1
    Gather the supplies needed. These are listed under "Things You'll Need" below. Launder the towels if they are not new.
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    Loop the two hairbands together. They will hold everything else in place.
  3. 3
    Lay the hand towel/dish towel flat.
  4. 4
    Starting with one long edge, accordion fold the entire towel in widths of one inch (2.5cm).
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    Fold the accordion in half lengthwise and set aside.
  6. 6
    Lay the washcloth flat.
  7. 7
    Accordion fold the washcloth in 1 inch (2.5cm) width folds.
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    Fold the washcloth accordion in half and sandwich it around the fold of the hand towel.
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    Starting at the loop side, accordion fold the potholder.
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    Position as shown.
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    Place one hair band around one end of the potholder, then wrap it around the nested towel/washcloth pair. Loop the other end of the hairband pair around the opposite side of the potholder.
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    Hang the "angel" by the potholder loop.

Things You'll Need

  • One hand towel
  • One washcloth
  • One hot pad
  • Two thick elastic hair bands (new)

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