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I'm sharing this tutorial under one condition. If you and I are ever going to the same baby shower, I get to give them the towel! wink, wink ...
Cut hand towel in half (I prefer using a rotary cutter and mat)
With wrong side facing you, fold 2.5 inches of finished edge up.
Cut ribbon long enough so it extends a half inch past each side of towel. Pin ribbon in place over finished edge.
Starting with bottom edge of towel, straight stitch both long sides of ribbon to towel, stitching as close to ribbon edges as possible. To avoid puckering in the ...
Fold right sides of hand towel together, matching edges.
Straight stitch along matched raw edges of towel, using a 5/8 inch seam allowance. Zigzag in seam allowance to reinforce the seam you just made or use a ...
Open out towel to form a point. Wrong side should be facing you and the seam you just sewed will be running down the middle.
Measure 2.5 inches from top point and sew a straight seam across. (I just estimate this seam)
Zigzag in seam allowance to reinforce (or use a serger)
Cut off point above zigzag.
Find center of bath towel.
With right sides together, match seam in hood and center of bath towel.
Pin along finished edges
Using 5/8 inch seam, straight stitch hood to towel (this seam will catch ribbon excess). Zigzag seam to reinforce.
Trim ribbon excess and voila! If I'm giving the towel as a gift, I like to roll it up and tie it with another ribbon and attach a ...
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