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Dish-Towel Apron

Fashion an apron from a good-looking dish towel.

Source: Martha Stewart Living, November 2003


  • Dish towel (16 by 24 inches)

  • Scissors

  • Wide twill tape

  • Straight pins

  • Sewing machine

  • Thread and needle


  1. Cut three pieces of wide twill tape (one 20 inches long for the neck loop; two 24 inches long for the waist ties); notch ends.

  2. Fold in right and left sides of towel 3 inches. Put each end of neck loop 1/4 inch in from a folded edge. Fold excess fabric back over ends; pin in place. Pin one end of each waist tie to each long side, 9 inches from top. Stitch over tape ends.

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