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diy reusable paper towels

diy reusable paper towels

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This nifty project by Paper & Stitch makes use of fabric scraps.

Paper towels are a hard habit to quit. They’re just so convenient! So absorbent! Easy to use! But unfortunately, as we all know, single-use products are rather wasteful. So, if the health of the environment has been weighing on you as you mop up kitchen spills, make like Brittni Mehlhoff from the blog Paper & Stitch, and set yourself up with a pile of reusable dishcloths.

When you’ve got a bunch at the ready, ditching paper towels becomes miles easier. Brittni makes her cloths from fabric scraps, natty hand towels and old cotton or flannel shirts (these materials are super-absorbent). In total, Brittni has over 40 reusable ‘paper towels’ in her stash to make cleaning as convenient as possible. It’s a simple cut and sew job to whip up your own, so why not get started by following Brittni's DIY over here.