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Friday
Dec162011

The Year in Tea Towels

[Bookhou tea towel calendar]

Not sure how the tradition of printing a calendar on a tea towel got started, but as fans of the medium we're just glad it did. We are particularly fond od tea towel calendars designed by our favourite printmakers and graphic artists because they are useful (dry dishes and plan your week at the same time) and they are affordable art (when the year is over, the prettiest ones are suitable for framing).

To celebrate the new year, here are a few of Covet Garden's fave tea towel calendars.

[Kauniste 2012 calendar]

[Cicada Studio 2012 Tea Towel Calendar]

Reader Comments (2)

I really love these tea towels, the fish design is so retro!

December 19, 2011 | Unregistered Commenterfound and sewn

These are great! My fiancée and I recently collaborated on a tea towel calendar for the 2012 year. If you're interested, we'd love to hear some feedback on it. Check it out at

Digital Snowmen

Eric Hancock

December 19, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterEric Hancock

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