How can I fold and store towels neatly in a small linen closet?

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  • Redcatcec Redcatcec on Nov 24, 2018

    Hi Anita,

    Do you have a question of a project we can help you with?

    • Anita Anita on Nov 24, 2018

      I wanted to know a neat way to fold towels, to store in a small linen storage.

  • Everything Pretty Everything Pretty on Nov 24, 2018

    Your question got cut off. Can you repost it?

  • Tinyshoes Tinyshoes on Nov 24, 2018

    Anita...a Simple way to do what?

  • Redcatcec Redcatcec on Nov 25, 2018

    Hi Anita,


    What a terrific post by Naomie!


    What I do with my also limited space was either roll them tightly, as you would do with packing up clothes for a place in the suitcase, or fold them in 1/3rds or 1/4's from side to side (narrow ends) and then lap them over lengthwise (no formal folds)-kind of like a fan-they open easily.

    Best to you.

  • Oliva Oliva on Dec 02, 2018

    Hi, Anita, the trick is to know the width, depth, and height of each shelf.

    Next, measure your towels, washcloths, handtowels.

    If you lay your towel flat, fold in each long side until it's the width you've allowed for bath towels. Now, fold up the bottom of the towel, by 10-12 inches, then fold the top down, and fold in half, again.

    My shelves are very shallow, yet I'm able to vertically place 6 larger bath towels on the shelf, alternating each towel from top to bottom.

    Hand towels are folded and stacked the same way.

    Wash cloths are then folded in 1/2, lengthwise, then in half again, from the bottom.

    All this fits on a 24" wide by 14" tall by 11" deep shelf.

    Hope this is of some assistance.

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