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Thread: Where can I buy / order good quality tea towels

  1. #21
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    Try Sam's Club. I suspect that any kitchen supply department at Costco or other similar store would have them. And they are relatively inexpensive. The towels at Sam's are so large you will need to cut them in half. I don't think they would be great for embroidery, but I beieve they would be great for the project you are describing. Just be sure you prewash. froggyintexas

    Quote Originally Posted by PumpkinSundae View Post
    Hi...would anyone know where I can buy / order white, cream or solid color quality tea towels so that I can sew strips of fabric on them to give as gifts? I ordered some from one place and the quality was not good, so thin and wrinkly that all I could do is use them as rags.

    Thanks so much!

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    two suggestions, one: Fabricdepot.com has all kinds of toweling by the yard (you can get two towels from one yard) from about 3-5 dollars a yard, good quality, if you want plain choose the Huck toweling. Or, go to the thrift shop and look for those white damask (cotton) table cloths, you can get from 4-8 towels depending on the size of the table cloth for usually two or three dollars. I have made many kitchen dishtowel sets from the tablecloths, they are soft and very absorbent.
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    aT THE QUILTING EXPO 2 weeks ago, 'all about blanks' was there, i didnot purchase but felt there towels several times, and they were nice and thick, appeared to be good quality.

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    check out Nancys Notions. Everything I've gotten from them has been good
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    Gayle's quilts for all weave huck towels contact Holt Dental supply Co. they are out of Wisconsin, they do come into Illinois, they should have them. Info from my DH

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    Pendleton Quilt Works sells them. I just bought three. Google them. They are very nice.
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