Handmade Gift Idea: DIY Printed Tea Towels

Have you ever tried silk-screening? It's easier than expected and a fun way to add a design of your choice to something ordinary like white tea towels.
For the winter season, I decided to go with a snowflake pattern.
I sewed my own tea towels, but you can use store-bought. Just make sure they're washed and dried ahead of time.
You can find all sorts of silk screening stencils at the craft store, along with fabric paint (or fabric paint medium) in a variety of colors.
I used painter's tape to make sure the screens didn't shift around when I applied the paint.
After heat setting with an iron, the towels are ready to use. I think they'd make perfect gifts for the holidays too!
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Satori Design for Living- Shauna Oberg
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  • Flijenny Flijenny on Nov 02, 2016
    How did you apply the paint and did you do anything to prevent bleeding?
  • Rii Rii on Nov 03, 2016
    Tried your link for more details but didn't find your answer about how you applied the paint. I'M asduming it was a spray and you coversed the rest of the towell to avoid overspray.


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