Have some old towels that no longer work in the bathroom but you just hate to throw them out? I often found myself with this problem until I went looking for some cool DIY ideas to use those old towels I had been saving. Turn them into bath slippers, hand towels, and even creative pet furniture. There are so many creative DIY ideas for old towels, I was super surprised. The upcycled towel swimsuit is officially my favorite DIY of 2018. Summer style on a budget, what could be better? I am currently making the big beach blanket, and I can already tell it is going to be super cute. You can’t buy this creative idea in stores, either. Get busy making one for yourself! Free sewing patterns and tutorials, with plenty of no sew options for turning old towels into something useful, too.
Yeah, my cat is spoiled. I just learn how to turn a towel into a cat hammock and it makes for some serious entertainment, especially since I work from home. For a cheap way to entertain your pet or craft a gift for the person who has everything but this, I highly recommend this DIY cat hammock.
This inexpensive DIY idea could make a cool DIY gift idea for teens or adults. Learn how to turn and old or new towel into a cute and colorful swimsuit coverup for the pool, beach or lake.
The dish drying mats they sell in stores are ok, but they are either boring or have patterns that in no way match my kitchen. Since this item often gets left out for all to see, why not make this custom, washable and super cute drying mat made from towels. Learn how with this step by step tutorial from one of my favorite sewing blogs, Noodle Head.
Save some money and perhaps a tree or two. This eco-friendly cloth paper towel can be rolled up to replace those disposable paper towels that are not good for the environment. Learn how to make some for your kitchen with these simple how-to complete with full instructions and gorgeous photos. Make some with old (or new) towels and leftover fabric for a bright and cheery addition to any kitchen. Step by step sewing tutorial if you visit the link above. This is my go to DIY gift for housewarming, hostess gifts and neighbors at Christmas.