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Making a Jacket from Towels

A jacket made from terry cloth can be handy after swimming or bathing. This guide is about making a jacket from towels.


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March 17, 2013 Flag

Where can I find a pattern to make a jacket from towels? I had one as a teen and I haven't seen patterns around for them. These jackets are very comfortable and I would enjoy having one again.

By mikhan51

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August 31, 20130 found this helpful

You will most likely have to find a pattern that is similar to the jacket you had years ago. If it is terrycloth material that the jacket was made out of, you can find it at a fabric store or if not in season, see if they can order some for you. If you are going to use towels, will need to figure out the yardage for the amount of towels you will need. Good luck with this endeavor.

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February 27, 2016 Flag

I am looking for the 1950s Jamara bath towel jacket pattern, that uses 2 large bath towels. It would be nice to just have the pattern, or a printable pattern? Can anyone help me?

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November 16, 2007

Many years ago when I was a child my grandmother had a jacket that was made from towels. It opened down the front and each side was a towel edge so there was no need to finish them off. I think the collar was pointed in the back. I know she must have had a pattern but I surely can't find one now. Does anybody have one or know where I may be able to locate one? It would be perfect to wear around the house on chilly days.

Judi from Elgin, Oregon

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November 16, 20070 found this helpful

I did several searches on Google and can't believe that I found this pattern. I hope this is what you're looking for.

http://www.ez-f  h_towel_robe.cfm

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May 2, 20080 found this helpful

Did you ever find a pattern for this. I have one my mom made for me but would like to make more.

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September 15, 20080 found this helpful

http://www.flic  an7/sets/765026/

This site has some more pictures of the robe you are referring to. If you click on them it enlarges them. With this and the directions from the other person, I hope you are able to figure out how to make them.


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November 10, 20080 found this helpful

Looking for that same pattern. It was a simple design. My sister was making them for "bed jackets" back when she was a candy striper. It was basic towel cuts with a point in the back - no raw edges.

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December 23, 20120 found this helpful

I have the pattern you are talking about. When I was growing up our neighbor gave my mother the pattern. She made us each one.

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October 31, 20150 found this helpful

I would love a copy of your pattern .My daughter and I both had one our friend made and would love to make another.

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January 10, 2014 Flag

Where can I get a pattern to make a towel jacket?

By Becky H.

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December 29, 2011 Flag

Some years ago I had a jacket made from bath towels with fringe. 3 towels were used. The elbow length sleeves had fringe and the neck down the back had fringe also. Would anyone have any input/knowledge of this?

By Frances

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