Sew: diy personalized terry towels
Easily make your own personalized towels to keep or give using terry cloth towels and nearly any cotton fabric.
Stay simple and go with the single letter in black:
For some girly fun add bias strip ruffles and a typical 3 letter monogram:
Here I made a coordinating set, hand towel and washcloths:
A Pottery Barn Teen knock off that you can easily pull off yourself, I shared the full tutorial for these ruffled towels here:
This combination below was for a brother and sister who share the kids bathroom, same font and size but different color fabrics designating boy and girl:
How to personalize any terry cloth towel:
1. Print letter to fit towel. To save ink print letter outline only in draft format.
(Here I used Georgia font at 300 point.)
Also iron fusible med. weight interfacing to wrong side of cotton fabric:
2. Using a light box place print out right side down then place fabric on top of letter right side down.
Trace outline of letter directly onto interfacing:
3. Cut out letter and pin in place:
4. Sew in place with a tight zig zag stitch, keep your needle in the down position when rotating around curves and corners for a seamless look: