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Thursday, March 15, 2012

Cowboys & Horses Cloth Napkins

cloth napkins

You can blame my friend Katy for this one. We were over at her house a few weeks ago, making delicious beet burgers and curry fries, and I asked her for a paper towel to blot the potatoes. She said "Oh, we're paper-free, can you just use a cloth napkin?"

And bam! I wanted my own cloth napkins. And you know what's perfect for making cloth napkins? Novelty fabric. 

cowboys & horses cloth napkins

When I dug through my fabric stash, these two prints were obviously the winners. My kitchen loves cowboys, so I knew they would fit in just fine. 

On the reverse side, I pieced together a plain blue and ditzy floral, and my napkins were done! 

pieced napkins

7 comments:

  1. Great idea! I have some fabric that needs to be used up too. I was thinking of tea-towels but it's not quite thick enough. Boom - napkins it is!

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    1. Fast 'n' dirty! I mean... clean? For your hands?

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  2. I've been thinking about cutting up sheets to use as un-paper towels but I keep forgetting to make napkins. Gonna do that this weekend. Time to bust some stash!!

    Love the retro cowboys theme. I had similar fabric for cozies & they always sold quickly. :)

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  3. I actually really like the combo of the floral & blue! Pretty!

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  4. Yay you! It seems like a pain at first, but it's so easy and you are saving so much waste by getting rid of paper napkins and paper towels. They are SO cute!

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