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Dress up a boring dish towel with a ruffle and ric-rac!
Add a ruffle to a plain dish towel to coordinate with your decor.

Posted by Tina T. Published See Tina T.'s 25 projects »
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  • How to make a dish cloth or scrubber. Ruffled Dish Towel - Step 1
    Step 1

    Measure out a piece of fabric at least double the width of the towel.

  • How to make a dish cloth or scrubber. Ruffled Dish Towel - Step 2
    Step 2

    Fold and iron a hem on the bottom and fold over the top following the note.

  • How to make a dish cloth or scrubber. Ruffled Dish Towel - Step 3
    Step 3

    It should look like this. Sew the hem for the bottom.

  • How to make a dish cloth or scrubber. Ruffled Dish Towel - Step 4
    Step 4

    Ruffle the fabric with a ruffler attachment or a gathering foot. If you don't have either, hand baste and gather by hand.

  • How to make a dish cloth or scrubber. Ruffled Dish Towel - Step 5
    Step 5

    Sew the trim to the dish towel. If there is excess, trim it and fold over each end and sew a small hem.

  • How to make a dish cloth or scrubber. Ruffled Dish Towel - Step 6
    Step 6

    Get ready to add ric-rac!

  • How to make a dish cloth or scrubber. Ruffled Dish Towel - Step 7
    Step 7

    Pin the ric-rac over the sewn part so it doesn't show. Sew on the ric rac. i sewed it on by hand so it would look really nice, but hey, if you want to sew it on by machine, go for it!

  • How to make a dish cloth or scrubber. Ruffled Dish Towel - Step 8
    Step 8

    Hang it up and revel in the cuteness of your kitchen!

    Side not: Please excuse the slight smudginess on the right side of the pics, later discovered as a rogue fingerprint!

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