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Turn a Dish Towel Into an Apron

By Joyce Bautista
Woman wearing a dish towel apron near a mixing bowlDavid Prince

What you need: An oversize dish towel, two yard-long pieces of ribbon (to accommodate any size body), two big buttons, scissors, a needle, and thread.
 
What you do: 
1. On the best side of the dish towel, sew a button to each corner of one long side.
2. Tie a piece of ribbon around each button, leaving a little tail. This will make it easy to remove the ribbons before washing the apron, which will keep them from unraveling.
3. To wear the apron, wrap the ribbons around your waist as many times as necessary and tie a bow.
 
Also works with: Linen tea towels and powder-room hand towels.

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