Sometimes people ask us “What is a tea towel for?” or “How do I use a tea towel?” Well, the obvious answer is that it’s made for drying the dishes, but actually, a tea towel can do lots of other things too. Yes, they can multitask. Heck, they are the masters of multi-teatowel-tasking! We’ve come …More
8 ways to use a tea towel (aside from drying dishes)
Start by cutting paper.
After recently posting about the papercut of a KolKol bush that I made in the Norval Sculpture garden (read about it here), it occurred to me that not everyone knows that a lot of Skinny laMinx designs started with cut paper. Some of them – like the Pincushion Protea that I cut in my studio …More
New colours for tea towels
We’ve got some of our old favourite tea towel designs in brand new colourways this year. Take a look: Shop for tea towels online: Here in ZAR Here in US$More
Making Friday: Inspired by Stig
One of my long-time favourite designers is Swedish all-rounder Stig Lindberg. If you’re also a fan of Scandi design from the 50’s & 60’s, you’re sure to know some of his things, some of which are still in production. You must, for instance, recognise the Bersa design (below) – possibly his best-loved ever – but …More