Over the holidays Ellen Silverman gave a dinner party for 14 and wanted a special napkin that guests could take away with them to remember the event. She found some inexpensive but wonderfully stylish big red striped cotton dish towels that a friend machine-embroidered with a pretty design. They were in perfect keeping with the wonderful bistro-ish meal Ellen made featuring a pot au feu.  And, at 18-inch-by-28-inches, they are wonderfully ample, giving you that “tucked in” feeling when you place them across your lap at table.The blue striped ones are also swell.  

blue stripe dish towel napkin

At less than $3.50 each, they are a bargain to use as napkin and/or dish towel or…And a stack of 8 or 10 would make a great gift. (Though more expensive, the quality is WAY better than the Ikea ones we know so well.)



If you’ve found illumination, joy, or inspiration in this post, please consider supporting Improvised Life. It only takes a minute to make a secure donation that helps pay our many costs. A little goes a long way towards helping Improvised Life continue to live ad-free in the world.

Support Improvised Life ♥

4 replies on “Find: Big, Stylish, French Striped Dish Towel / Napkin

  1. So where did she find these wonderful napkins/towels? I’m doing a fund raising dinner at our lovely Farm and desperately need 50 of them -ASAP! Where can I buy them? I’ll be forever grateful – thanks 😉


  2. Ok – shoot me! I just scrolled to the top and saw the obvious – at least I found the source of those great towels lol!

  3. Well I didn’t see source at top so where do we purchase them!

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *