Valentine's Day towels

Valentine's Day will be here soon. I finished these sets of towels just in time. I made two sets of pleated towels from fabric that my cousin Robin and I chose at Hobby Lobby.
I read about this towel idea in American Patchwork & Quilting. The tutorial is called Jolly Holiday and was designed by Anna Griffin. She designed this tutorial to make pillow covers, but the editor of the magazine reworked it for kitchen towels. I made a few other sets of these which you can see here.
Robin's towel

These towels are fun to make and really cute when they are finished, but right now I have so many projects in the works and deadlines coming up, that I am mostly just glad these are done and off of my table. I originally planned to make two more sets of these towels for other family members, but I don't have enough of the solid fabric and I decided to save those white towels to use later. I am thinking about making Halloween towels for myself and for a friend with the Ghastlie fabric that I love.
my towel

 The funny thing about these towels is that when Robin was at my house last week and saw them, she thought that the light pink set was hers and the black set was mine. I told her that she chose the black fabric at Hobby Lobby and I chose the pink fabric, but now I like the black set more. She said she likes the pink set more. 
I am taking both sets to her house tonight and she can choose which ever towels she wants. (I hope she chooses the pink set.)
Happy Valentine's Day!
I posted these on Craftsy as part of Project Cupid.


  1. Thanks so much for the beautiful Valentine's Day towels you made for me. To everyone else: be jealous!

  2. You are welcome! I am glad that you like them and will only use them during the Valentine's Day time of year! ;)

  3. These are lovely! What a great idea.