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Halloween Tea-Towels

Pumpkin Towels - White Tulip Designs


At this point, if you enjoy decorating for Halloween, your home is completed covered in Spooky-goodness! Each year I try to create to new projects to add to my Halloween decor collection. Obviously, I went a little nuts in the the fabric pumpkin department. However, I really wanted to add a touch of something new to the kitchen. This is a project you can finish in no time.

I bought these tea-towels a few months ago and knew, as soon as I saw them, what I wanted to do with them.  They are perfect to add a subtle hint of Halloween with a clean and simple design.


Pumpkin Towels - 2


Before you start, you’ll want to be sure to wash and iron your tea towels, making sure they are pressed into the same dimensions.


Pumpkin Towels - White Tulip Designs


Start by mixing the white paint and textile medium together (read you products specific directions before mixing). Then, I suggest free-hand drawing the basic shape of the pumpkin you’d like on your first towel. Don’t worry about any stray lines, they will disappear soon anyway!


Pumpkin Towels - White Tulip Designs


Now, paint that cutie in exactly the way you want it and let it dry. After about an hour, use a clear ruler to mark the dimensions and where your new pumpkin should lay.  Now draw and paint in your new pumpkin. Since the towels have a slightly different pattern, I wanted my pumpkins to be similar, but not match. If you prefer to have your match exactly, you can create a stencil to use as a guide for both. 


Pumpkin Towels - White Tulip Designs


Pumpkin Towels - 1


I’ve created a printable stencil for you to use to create your own Halloween tea-towels here! These are for personal use only, thank you.  Enjoy!

 Tea-Towel stencils





Easy Halloween Project


See you soon!


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