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Yoga Towel

Keep this easy-to-make towel on hand when exercising or practicing yoga.

Source: The Martha Stewart Show, January 2010


Resources: Towels are available from the Martha Stewart Collection at Macy's. Learn more about the Singer Confidence sewing machine at


  • Terry cloth bath towel (about 30 by 56 inches)

  • Pins

  • Tailor chalk

  • Scissors

  • Sewing machine

  • Coordinating thread


  1. Begin by cutting towel in half lengthwise. To establish center line, fold towel in half lengthwise and pin along crease. Open towel and draw a line along pins with tailor chalk. Cut down line with sharp scissors, removing pins while cutting.

  2. Using a zigzag stitch on a sewing machine, sew along the entire raw edge of the towel. Fold zigzagged edge over half an inch and pin in place. With a straight stitch, sew folded edge in place 1/4 inch from fold.

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