Saturday, 2 April 2011

Not Just a Tea Towel!

I was recently introduced to this lovely website that sells a huge range of tea towels for every taste and budget.  Looking around the site I couldn't believe how many tea towels there were from linen to cotton and linen union blends.  My usual tea towels are cotton so I thought I would try out some linen ones.

The linen ones need to be soaked prior to use to get out the starch and make them more absorbent.  They are supposed to improve in absorbency over time, after they have been washed several times.

The website contains all the information you need about looking after your tea towels and gives a long list of ideas that you can use them for other than drying the dishes!  These uses include gift wrapping, making into cushions (a Union Jack tea towel on the site would be great for that), making tote bags and dust jackets for books and even giving to a child as a comfort blanket.  I will never view my tea towels as just for drying up with again. Why not pop over to the site and have a look around.  There is even a Royal Wedding tea towel and some great offers in the sale section on aprons.


Kathy said...

Tea towels are much abused by the men folk in my kitchen ... your pretty ones wouldn't last five minutes here I'm afraid. Lovely though!

KC'sCourt! said...

Just been on the site, wow! Never thought of so many uses!
I have actually bought plain linen tea towels to embroider on before now too!
I still use one that mum used to use for food only
Julie xxxxxxx

Rosie said...

What lovely tea towels, thanks for the link to the site:)

periwinkle said...

very pretty and they even have GSD one lol

Lisa said...

Aren't they pretty!
Lisa x

Michela said...

lovely prints!
Happy Mother's Day Simone!

greenrabbitdesigns said...

Gorgeous, just look at the pretty little rabbits! :)
Vivienne x

Lyn said...

i have been known to buy packs of fun bright tea towels to use as bunting!

Val said...

I love the tea towels. I saw some great owl ones. I have book marked the site for later. Thanks.

Anne said...

Very pretty! Thanks for suggesting the site!

Diane said...

So you did a review too! They are really lovely aren't they - I will never look at tea towels in the same light again! xxxx