Reindeer Towel Craft – How To Fold Towels Into Reindeer Step By Step

Towel Reindeer Tutorial For Reindeer Towel Folding – How To Fold Bath Towels and Washcloths Into Christmas Reindeer – only 6 simple steps and it’s a NO SEW Christmas craft!

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.

no sew towel reindeer craft for Christmas

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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:

Reindeer Towel Folding Step By Step Christmas Craft Tutorial

towel reindeer craft step by step - how to make towel reindeer with folded towels for Christmas

Towel Reindeer Craft Tutorial - How To Fold Bath Towels and Washcloths Into Christmas Reindeer - These towel reindeer are Cheap and easy DIY Christmas Decor or handmade gifts!

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 –

You can download and print the pdf template here

(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:

reindeer towel folding step 1

Step 2 – Equally roll both long sides inwards like this:

towel reindeer craft step 2

Step 3 – Attach a rubber band for the reindeer hind legs like this:

reindeer towel step 3 - securing the legs

Step 4 – Attach a rubber band for the reindeer front legs like this:

towel reindeer step 4

Step 5 – Fold down the top third for the reindeer face and also secure with a rubber band like this:

towel reindeer step 5

Step 6 – Decorate your towel reindeer!

Just look how cute they turn out!

towel reindeer craft tutorial step 6 - after folding your brown bath towel into the shape of a reindeer, it's time to decorate with riboons, bows, jiggly ees, antlers and more. What a fun and easy reindeer craft for adults to make

Step By Step

Video Tutorial:

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:

 Brown TowelsShow Me This Red RibbonShow Me This Craft EyesShow Me This PomPom NoseShow Me This Jingle BellsShow Me This Cut Out AntlersShow Me This


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:

Christmas crafts for adults - Dollar Store table centerpiece decor tutorial
See The Tutorial Here

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.

Here’s how to make the floating bucket.

(it’s towards the bottom of that page)

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More Easy DIY Christmas Crafts and Decorations

Below are more cheap and easy DIY Christmas decorations, gifts and home decor – such fun projects to try!