DIY Painted Dish Towels


I’m always looking for fun ways to decorate my house. These dish towels were a perfect and easy way to add a little fun to my home.

What you’ll need

  • Plain dish towels (I used flour-sack towels)
                ●          Templates
                ●          Fabric paint (I used DecoArt SoSoft fabric paint)
  • Paintbrushes
  • Cardboard or paper to put under your dish towel
  • Paintbrushes

What to do

  1. Decide what you would like to paint on your towel and either buy or create a template. I created my own on the
    computer and then printed them out on cardstock. I used cardstock because it helps hold the shape better when tracing. Once the design is printed, cut it out.
  2. Place the template onto the dish towel and use a Sharpie pen to trace the design onto it. Removed template
    when finished.
  3. Before painting, place either some paper or cardboard behind the towel to prevent it from leaking through.
  4. Paint the design in and allow it to dry completely before using.


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