Ruffled Tea Towel



  • 1 Homespun towel
  • ⅛ yd. each of four fabrics
  • 1 spool of ribbon -⅜"to ½" wide


  1. Along the length fold up to measure 3-3/4”, press. Then fold the other piece over 1/4”. This will conceal the raw edges. Repeat for all 3 pieces.
  2. Run a gather stitch along the top edge. Gather each strip.
  3. Pin first strip of gathered fabric to bottom of the tea towel and adjust the gathers to fit the towel. Stitch in place.
  4. Repeat with the other 3 fabric rows, placing each row 1½"above the previous row.
  5. Add ribbon to edge of top ruffle stitching close to the edges.

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