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Back to school and lots to do! Keep your mornings more organized and less hectic by laying out clothing and accessories the night before. A handly wall organizer is ideal. I make them out of hand and bath towels and there are several pockets to place everything. It is handy for placing socks, jewelry, undies, combs, brushes, etc for the next day.
These work well not only for the kids, but for Mom and Dad, too!
By Cheryl from Peebles, OH
After being years out of school and gym/locker rooms, attending a Y to swim recently I felt shy to change in public and noticed other women there (all ages and various cultures as well) also felt self conscious and shy about changing out of their bathing suits in public. Many even hid in the bathroom stalls or showers to make the change out of their suits into street clothes.
So here's my hint.
Dry off with it since terry absorbs most of the water then you can undress under it, dropping the suit down, finish drying off with the towel (or bring along a second smaller towel if you'd like) then dress under it!
If you'd like you could even sew one side together too to reduce any "flashing" and keep the other, open side facing the lockers for privacy reasons if it isn't as wide as you'd like.
This might even be used for parents of little kids at the beach if they need the privacy!
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Does anyone know how to make lounge wear from towels?
By Debi from Houston
You may find patterns in books in a fabric store or-l
Easy Instructions Things You'll Need:
I folded the towel in half lengthwise and held it to her shoulders. I cut in the center of the fold for a neck hole and made a small slit so that she could get it over her head. I stitched the sides of the neck to keep it from unraveling.
Step 2 Draping the now folded and stitched towel over her head I then measured where her hands were at her side and marked this. I took it off of her and let her pick out two huge buttons (I have a serious button collection that she chose from). I attached the sides together with the buttons and she had an instant beach cover up that we took on a trip to Disney World. She loved it and looked adorable.
Step 3 You can stitch decorative stitching around the bottom of this if you wish or hem it or leave the selvaged edges from your towel.good luck.
For an adult you will need 3 bath towels for a long robe. Fold one towel in half lengthwise. In the center on the fold cut a slit big enough to fit your head through. This piece is the yoke and sleeves. Take the second towel and sew the short side to the edge of the yoke like the leg on a "T".
Here is one made in the 70's
Memories! My mother made me one of these for Christmas in the early 70's.
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