Monday, August 29, 2011

I K E A towel apron project



These little beauties are soft, useful and cost under two dollars to complete.  I am using them for party favors.  Final apron picture at the end of the post.


I cut the ribbon cords in 22 inch strips for the ties.


I sewed each tie 4 inches down from the top of each towel.


The towels came in four patterns.  Once finished I tied them into a little bundle.
You flip down the four inch top margin and tie it around your waist.


Supplies
Towels 4 for $3.49 each 88 cents
Ribbon for tie - 79 cent a yard
Time to sew two minutes

$1.69 

Party Favor Fun


If you are in the Dallas area, go here for a wonderful party idea.
Ooohlala Floral

25 comments:

  1. Oh those are cute and clever. If I could sew a stitch, they would be easy and fun to do. Great idea!

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  2. These are so clever and you are so smart to think of this idea!.

    I hope you will bring one of your projects to my first Potpourri Friday Party this week. Link-up starts on Thursday afternoon. Without a doubt, your participation will help make the party better!

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  3. I think these are soooo NIFTY THRIFTY and soooo CUTE!!! Hope to see them at NTT later today:)

    Blessings,
    Linda

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  4. You are a flipping genius!!! Don't you think the red ones they sell would be great for Christmas? Wrap them around something warm from the oven and there you go.

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  5. Sounds like such a fun party. I love floral arrangemnets and all the different ideas everyone comes up with. Your favors are stunning. What a great idea and they are so beautiful. Thanks for joinig TTT. Hugs, Marty

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  6. Sound like a fun party! Cute idea.
    Hope to see you on my blog:)

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  7. Cute aprons...the wheels are turning now. Sounds like a fun party.

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  8. Lori, thanks for linking this up and for the suggestion on my table.

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  9. Lori, what a great idea, you are so creative, wish I had that gene!

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  10. Lori, I am an apron wearer and what a darling, and economical idea!
    Yvonne

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  11. Very cute! I love making projects out of Ikea towels and this one is so neat. Great job.

    Pam

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  12. What a super cute idea! I like it.
    Hugs, Cindy

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  13. What a wonderful idea. I have those exact towels! Thank you for sharing and coming to the Open House party.

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  14. A very cute and easy project.

    Thanks,
    Dee

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  15. CUTE! I love that idea!

    Come by and say Hi! I'm having a giveaway.:)

    ~Liz

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  16. That is the cutest idea and I love giving guests something to remember the fun when they leave. Great idea

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  17. These are adorable! You are so clever. I just saw these towels at IKEA, didn't get any, but will be going back!
    :) CAS

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  18. Love it! What a great idea. I love do-able projects like these! Thanks for sharing!

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  19. What a cute idea. Thank you for joining me at Home Sweet Home!
    Sherry

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  20. Very cool! Thanks for sharing~

    Lisa @All That and a Box of Rocks (via Kate's I Love Fun Fridays)

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