Tea Towel Borders Choose Your Prettiest Fabric Scraps

Bright And Fresh Scrap Buster Tea Towels

Fancy Border Tea Towels are are still a wonderful addition to any kitchen and a perfect gift for a wedding shower or house warming. Easily stitch up a pretty tea towel with a border that took just a few minutes to put on yourself, using your prettiest scraps! Make a couple for yourself and brighten up your kitchen without spending a cent.



Find some fabric to match your kitchen decor, and add a border… or two, these are a great scrap buster for longer scrap pieces. Put left overs to good use, and the addition of colorful prints to the kitchen will give anyone’s spirit a lift! If you’re making more than one towel, consider using a matching accent fabric.

Add fabric strips to tea towels

Make any size by cutting the fabric the width of the towel plus 1″. Most towels would require a 4″ and one 3″ strip, and if you plan on making a stack, use the width of your fabric pieces to make it fast and easy.

tea towel with fabric strips

They’re perfect on the table as a basket warmer, wrapped around or laid on top of a serving bowl to keep scones, cakes, and biscuits warm. For gifts, pair with a cooking or baking utensil. The free tutorial is easy to follow, with details to get a deliciously crisp finish.


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