Country French-inspired Kitchen Towels

I finally bit the bullet and bought some old-fashioned toweling online. It was on sale, which took some of the pain out of paying for shipping. Yes, I’m cheap that way. I’m afraid that I’ve fallen in love and paying for shipping will once again be in my near future.

towelingtoweling take 2

I love it because it reminds me of French grain sacks….without the high cost! Anyway…this stuff sat in my studio for over a week before I finally got to start creating. Man was on a mini-vacation from work and BoyWonder was out of school, so I was busy doing things like barbequing with friends and taking a day trip…oh and gardening. I’m not really complaining. Those things were relaxing. However, it KILLED me to walk into the studio and see that lovely fabric teasing me.

This morning I could take it no longer….I cranked up Netflix (my frequent studio pal) and got busy. With a little (okay A LOT) of help from The Graphics Fairy I created a couple of Country French-inspired kitchen towels.


French Kitchen Towel Fringe

Paris Bee Wreath Hemmed

I decided to try a fringed edge on the first one. I really liked the look, but I decided to try a mitered corner hem on the other one. I’m glad I did, BUT I still prefer the fringed. Here is a close-up of a mitered corner:

mitered corner

What do you think? Fringed? or Hemmed with mitered corners?

Of course the images were transferred using the CitraSolv method. For more information on using Citrasolv for art go here and scroll down for links.

Until next time,


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