DIY: Un-paper towels – stop wasting money on paper towels!

 

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 Don’t you just love these?  These are UN-PAPER towels, and they are my latest obsession!  You use them the same way you would paper towels, except you don’t throw them away.  You can re-wash them and re-use them over and over!  Keep them on your paper towel holder, and “tear” off a new towel when you need one!  They fasten to the next towel with a thin, 1/4″ strip of velcro.

How much do you spend on paper towels?   We are a family of 2 adults, 4 dogs, and 4 newly born puppies.  We go through paper towels like they are going out of style.  A 12pk of paper towels can cost $14.99, and you throw them away!  Think of all that money down the drain.

I’m making a different design for all the different rooms in the house that we use paper towels. So when I’m doing laundry, I know which room the towels go back in based on the design I made for each room.

My un-paper towels have absorbent terry cloth fabric on one side, and a cute print on the other side.

Everyone I show these to, loves them – so I’m in super-sewing mode and making a ton of these to sell at upcoming craft fairs.

First I cut out a bunch of towels to sew.  This stack had about 60 towels ready to be sewn.

Sewing some red hot chili pepper towels!

A stack sewn, and just awaiting velcro!

The finished product!  LOVE!!   ♥♥♥