Our Family Washcloth Roses

Washcloth Roses

I decided to try and make these for a small baby shower gift for a friend. They turned out pretty cute, so I’ll share what I figured out.

Fold the washcloth in half with the fold on the right. Baby washcloths are very thin, so I found that if I folded that edge over again another inch then it made a fuller and prettier rose in the end.

Fold up the bottom corner and roll the washcloth up, tightly at first, along with the folded edge so that the center sticks out a little farther than the edges.

Secure about half-way down with a rubber band.

Fold up the raw edge “tail” creating a flat base, then roll the edge back down to create the outermost petal.

Then I twisted some green pipe cleaners around the base of the roses, tied on some ribbon for “greenery” and wrapped the whole bunch up in tissue like a bouquet.