Wednesday, January 12, 2011

Soft Flannel Hankies

I realize cloth hankies will gross some of you out.  Sorry!

But as someone who often has a sniffly nose, I can testify that these are so much softer and kinder to my poor red and peeling nose than disposable tissues! I still use Kleenex regularly but reach for the cloth ones when I have a cold or allergies.

I cut random squares of thrifted flannel and then hemmed the edges. There's no need to be a perfectionist about this project, they are hankies, after all. This was a quick little after supper project.

I wash these the same as I do my cloth napkins: by throwing them in with a load of towels and washing in hot water.

While not my primary reasons, using cloth hankies is also a green and frugal practice!

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