Towel Reindeer Tutorial – How To Fold Bath Towels and Washcloths Into Christmas Reindeer.
If you want to learn how to fold plain old brown bathroom towels into animals, let me show you how to make a reindeer towel in the simple tutorial below.
It’s my favorite bathroom towel folding idea for decorative Christmas decorations or to give as gifts.
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Have you seen these adorable reindeer that are made out of folded towels?
So cute – and easy to make, too!
If you’re looking for craft ideas with old towels – towel animals are the best.
And for Christmas, nothing is cuter than towels folded into reindeer!
Here’s a step by step video that will show you how to take boring old brown bath towels and turn them into adorable Christmas towel reindeer like this:
Yep, those cute DIY reindeer are made out of folding up towels and washcloths – such a cute and easy washcloth craft that are perfect for cheap DIY Christmas decor or as gifts!
How To Make Towel Reindeer
Ready to make reindeer out of folded towels?
Let’s do it.
First, you’ll see what supplies you’ll need.
Next, I’ll show you step by step how to FOLD your towels.
Then, we’ll decorate them!
Here’s how to make towel reindeer –
Here’s What You’ll Need:
These are the items needed to make 2 reindeer from folded towels:
- 2 – Standard Size Brown Bath Towels
- 2 – Floral Picks
- 4 – Jiggly Eyes
- 2 – Red Pom Poms
- 1 1/2 yds of 7/8″ Red Ribbon
- 4 – Jingle Bells
- 6 – Rubber Bands
She also has a pdf pattern for the towel reindeer antlers and ears –
(note: she charges $2.00 for that pattern template as of this writing)
You can buy all these things at your local craft store, Hobby Lobby, WalMart, etc
How To Fold Your Towel
How To Fold The Towels Into a Reindeer
Here’s a really quick summary of how to fold your brown bath towel into the shape of a reindeer.
Note: she is using a standard size brown bath towel in the pictures below.
Step 1 – Unfold the towel and spread it out like this:
Step 2 – Equally roll both long sides inwards like this:
Step 3 – Attach a rubber band for the reindeer hind legs like this:
Step 4 – Attach a rubber band for the reindeer front legs like this:
Step 5 – Fold down the top third for the reindeer face and also secure with a rubber band like this:
Step 6 – Decorate your towel reindeer!
Just look how cute they turn out!
Step By Step
Here’s a full tutorial video that shows how to fold towels into reindeer AND decorate them step by step.
Amazon also has the things you’ll need to make a folded towel reindeer like she did in the video tutorial above:
Another Christmas Craft To Make
If you love making Christmas crafts as much as I do…
You should learn how to make THIS gorgeous Christmas centerpiece:
It’s a magical floating Christmas bucket!
Made with all cheap Dollar store items, too!
It’s a LOT easier to make than it looks.
(it’s towards the bottom of that page)
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