Upcycled reusable kitchen towels


I finally got around to replacing my reusable kitchen towels!

About 8 years ago, I cut up an old towel and made myself some which have been very well used! Look at how much they've faded and worn!

This time I chose the simple option of just squares with finished edges instead of bothering with velcro to make it all look like a kitchen roll wrapped around a wooden pole!

I'm really happy with the result:

14 kitchen towels made from just one old towel that was ripped and no longer in use!

I can have just a few sitting in my kitchen at any one time - and more ready to replenish them as they get used and thrown in the wash!

If you're interested, I made a video of the process:
Click here to see the video

Or if you'd like to see the original tutorial, click here

Happy sewing!

Long time no sew! A new peg bag

 Well hello there! I haven't been here for quite a while - but I'm back!

With a video tutorial for this peg bag

Having not done really any sewing other than fixing and mending for several years, it felt good to get back to my machine and create something.

My old peg bag was definitely on its last legs..

I made this one 5 years ago and created this tutorial :

So I downloaded the pattern, chose some fabric from the single box I have left in my cupboard and set to work.

I'm really pleased with the result, and happy to have a nice new peg bag.
I videoed the process and have added this tutorial to my YouTube channel for anyone who prefers a video to a written tutorial.

So once again here are the links: