the tea towel lady

by holly mccauley

The Tea Towel Lady is exactly what she purports to be: the queen of vintage Australiana tea towels.

Sharon Costin has been collecting a crazy amount of tea towels over the past 40 years, growing her collection of bush-flower-covered dish cloths to over 700.

She's just opened up an online store where she's selling these little rectangles of history pretty cheaply, and we reckon you'd like to pop by if your kitchen needs some sprucing up, Ken Done and Jenny Kee style.

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