To make a dish towel angel, accordion fold a washcloth, dishtowel and pot holder, then bind the pieces together with a rubber band or decorative ribbon to form a head, body, arms and wings. Select a color palette or seasonal theme for the angel, then choose your materials around it.Continue Reading
To form the angel's head and body, accordion fold a dish towel into 1-inch pleats across the longest edge, then fold the towel in half lengthwise, and wrap a ribbon or rubber band approximately 1 inch from the top. Next, accordion fold both the washcloth and the potholder into 1-inch pleats. Place the folded washcloth on top of the potholder, and fasten the two together in the center with a piece of ribbon or rubber band. Place the towel on top of the pot holder and washcloth, then bring the washcloth around to the front, and secure it 1 inch from the ends to form arms and hands. Position the potholder loop at the top so that the angel can be hung from it.
A dish towel angel can be used as a housewarming gift or as home decor in the kitchen. Consider adding decorative touches such as silk flowers, ribbons and other ornaments, or experimenting with contrasting colors and patterns.Learn more about Crafting