In the US, it’s Thanksgiving. That means the craziest day of Christmas shopping is tomorrow. Wouldn’t you rather stay home and make your own gifts? It’s usually less expensive, and a whole heckuvalot less hectic!
My tea-towel-topper is a relatively easy pattern for an adult sewist to piece together, and kitchen towels make fantastic Christmas gifts for friends and family.
Here’s the second of the two tea-towel-topper patterns I’ve created, for your tea towel holiday sewing projects! (Yesterday I posted the first pattern.) Now that you have both pieces, you’re ready to make some towels, right?
Well tomorrow I’ll post my tea towel topper DIY tutorial video, so you can make your towel topper reversible, just like I did. If you want, you can even personalize your towels. My tutorial will show you how easy that is.
So come back tomorrow to see what’s in store!
Need help printing my patterns? This link will take you to a tutorial showing you how to download my free, printable patterns.
Please note: you must enlarge the pattern to fit a full-sized piece of American computer paper (8.5 x 11 inches or 216 x 279 mm) before printing. This particular design (the tea towel topper) uses a 5/8″ seam.
If you’re wondering why I make patterns and videos without charging a fee, please visit the “Chelly’s Books” page, and that should explain my general motivations.
In case you haven’t heard, I have also designed commercial patterns for Lammily LLC. They have some new dolls in their line, including a new male doll, so you might want to visit the Lammily website to see what they’ve got going on.
I’ve also got a series of tutorials for the beginning sewists on my YouTube channel. It includes video tutorials showing you how to do a basic straight stitch when sewing by hand, how to gather fabric, how to use the whipstitch to hem a garment, how to sew on snaps, and even how to design your own doll clothes patterns, just like I do!