I look at our old towels and start to see the telltale strings at the side. I know it's time to throw them out. I certainly can't use them for guests but I can see a perfectly good towel still in the center. To throw this towel out now would be a waste of money and resources. Here are a few ways to keep using that towel, but in a different form.
First of all look at the savable areas of your towel. Can you reuse almost all of it or does it have thin spots throughout. If you can hold up the towel and see through it, it may be time to toss it. But, if you can see usable squares then try converting the towel to one of these items.
Washcloths- the average washcloth is 10" x10". So cut your towel into squares of 10 1/2" x 10 1/2" and sew a double hem around them. If you have a serger then you just need to serge around the edge cutting off the inch.
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