Tea towels can be used to dry dishes, make wall art, whip your friends, keep your food warm,wrap your presents, cafe curtains, as pretty napkins or as a tea cosy.

 

"Salt Spring Island’s Bread & Butter Printshop hand-pulls their whimsical designs onto luxuriously rustic 100-per-cent cotton tea towels. With their monthly subscription service ($150), you can freshen someone’s kitchen 12 times a year with these beautiful absorbent workhorses. Single orders, available online, also make lovely gift wrappers. Fill them with coffee or chocolate and you’re as good as Santa." - the Globe and Mail