Terrific Terry Towelling Turbans

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RUDE girl has just discovered there are not many quotes about turbans.  I could not find a quote for this post.  Therefore I will make my own quote.

“The closest I will get to India is wearing my handmade terry toweling turbans”  Karen Ellis / Frugal Homebody

I picked up an old beach towel from the point of landfill the other day.  It was a bit worn but still had lots of wear.  I have a huge pile of secondhand beach towels, therefore I decided to cut this towel up for turbans to wear after shampooing my hair.

I do not mind using secondhand towels because its the same thing as using towels in a motel or staying overnight at a friend’s house.  All I did with this towel is soak it for 24 hours, wash it and hang it out to dry in the sunshine.

Check out RUDE’S short how to make a turban from a towel video here

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SAMSUNGPhotos above:  The same handmade turban from three different angles

Photo below:  Rescued beach towel cut into x3 [x6 pieces total] turban shapes

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After cutting out the shapes all that was required was to over lock stitch the crown shaped areas.  Add buttons and loops and voila.  Turban time!

Photo below:  My turban has pride of place between two secondhand towels also rescued from landfill years ago.  Just by chance the colours actually match!

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Beat The Man and embrace frugal turban fashion!  And a fact, secondhand towels are oftentimes more absorbent than new towels.

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2 thoughts on “Terrific Terry Towelling Turbans

  1. HAHAHA! I love that you made your own quote about turbans. this is a cool DIY, I could definitely use one! I have some stained towels that look gross in my bathroom, but I could cut them up and make these.

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