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The Key to Year-Round Elegance in Your Home
This American tea towel sets the quality standard from start to finish. Our flour sack towels are long-lasting, which means you can use them for meals and holidays time and time again. Saving you money and eliminating waste from paper napkins! Flour sack tea towels are both elegant and simple; you can upgrade your hosting experience with fabric linens on the table or as décor in your kitchen or bathroom. We are proud to produce this high-quality cotton tea towel that is perfect on its own or with decoration.
If you are hosting a birthday dinner or wedding shower, you can check out our Design Station to customize your towels! Get personalized towels in minutes through our easy-to-use website. These are a thoughtful and professional looking detail that guests will appreciate. Even having a stack of clean and folded flour sack towels in your bathroom looks much better than paper towels or bulky, shared bath towels.
We focus on making it easier for you to get what you want. We process this kitchen towel in-house, overseeing every step of production and performing quality inspections multiple times a day. During production, this towel is bleached bright white and ironed, adding a crisp look to any table placement or freshly cleaned kitchen.
We make sure our products are ready to use when you get them, so you can worry about more important things. The American tea towels are made of a medium-weight cotton fabric that is soft to the touch and low lint. We are proud to have our American-processed products in your home.
Custom Flour Sack Towels Made in Minutes
What ideas are stirring in your head? Check out our user-friendly online Design Station now and make those ideas into something tangible! Create a unique tea towel with ease and without breaking the bank. Using our Design Station, you can easily add a seasonal touch to a set of towels for you or a friend.
Spring and Summertime are perfect for bright pops of color, like citrus designs or water color flowers. During the Fall, display towels decorated with colorful autumn leaves or pumpkins. Then switch it out in the Winter with a whimsical snowflake design. Your home will always be adorned with colorful spirit and everyone will wonder where you got your adorable tea towels.
It’s also the perfect favor for a luncheon or shower for an expected mom or bride-to-be! Add a monogram and the date to your towel to make sure it’s a day that is remembered often. Save time and money and design your next towel with Cotton Creations!
Old-Fashion Flour Sack Towels – A Global Tradition
We couldn’t be happier you found us! Flour sack towels have been used in a global long-time tradition starting in the 1800s when tightly woven cotton sacks used for storing flour, sugar, cornmeal and other foods were repurposed and utilized around the home. One of the most popular uses being kitchen tea towels. Sacks were so plentiful, they were being cut into manageable sizes and supplied by the truckload. During the U.S. Great Depression, these cotton sacks were reused into anything they needed – clothing, undergarments, diapers, cleaning towels, bath towels, quilts, curtains, pillowcases, toy dolls and much more! Manufacturers even started printing colors and designs on their sack food packages to appeal to housewives and encourage their reuse into beautiful decorative fabrics.
Food packaging has changed throughout the centuries and so has the supply of old-fashioned flour sack towels. We are proud to produce and supply our cotton towels in a variety of size and density options just like in the ole days! Today, our customers enjoy the homey simplistic look, high absorbency and lint free cleaning of the flour sack towels we offer. Because of their versatility, flour sack towels can be used for anything your creative heart desires!
How Are They Made?
First our cotton is sourced out of India, where it is spun and woven into fabric in a fair-trade facility. This fabric is cut into specific sizes, hemmed and bleached. Piece Processed is a process where you bleach the fabric after you have already cut and hemmed it. As a result, the towels do not come out as uniform sizes but rather within a close range of the approximate size we specify on our product pages. Our towels are simplistic & rustic in nature and therefore sizes are approximately within 1 to 2 inches of the stated size.
Our facility near Chicago, IL receives this fabric in bails, where they are then sorted, separated, and undergo the final processing. Here we have industrial washing and ironing that takes place. The fabric is opened up, flattened and graded. We put our flour sack towels through a rigorous quality control process to limit color or weave flaws to less than 5%. Random colored threads woven into the fabric may happen and should be seen as a unique characteristic of rustic flour sack towels. Once they are quality and size inspected, they are placed in inventory where our warehouse will pick for shipping and packaging!
This is the life cycle of our American and Premium flour sack towels. Our Natural flour sack towels are also piece processed but without the additional bleaching. These towels will remain their natural beige color. Our Value flour sack towels are Fabric Processed. Fabric processed is the process where you bleach the fabric before it is cut and hemmed (similar to how bed sheets are done). Because of this our light-weight Value towels can be more uniform in size.