With each New Year brings a new calendar. Paper calendars are convenient because they can be written on and tossed into the trash when its time to get a new one. Cloth calendars, though, put an individualized twist on each collectible year.
Cloth calendars have unique picturesque & fun designs with all the months and days displayed without having to turn a page plus they are marked with the year in bold lettering. Because each year brings different cloth calendars to the market it makes them a collectible piece of history.
The cloth calendar can be written on, thrown away and replaced every year but instead of tossing it out or saving it as a collectible spin on history there are usable functions for it.
1} The cloth calendar can be used as a decorative hand towel.
It can be placed in the kitchen or bathroom to inspire beauty and to dry the hands on.
2} An attractive place mat for the dining room table.
3} An apron when cooking or cleaning.
Cut the string for hanging the calendar in half and tie additional string for length in knots on each side of the half so the calendar can be tied comfortably around the waist.
4} Back cover for a chair.
Throw the calendar over the back of a chair with the design in front to give the chair a changed look that will spice up the room.
5} Back cover for a sofa.
Throw the calendar over the back in the middle of a sofa to give it a bit of spunk.
6} As a front cover for a pillow.
Throw the calendar over a pillow as a pillow covering.
7} Wall covering.
Hang it on a wall to cover small holes or cracks.
8} Christmas tree skirt.
Wrap it around the bottom of a Christmas tree.
9} Patches for clothes.
Cut it into pieces and use the pieces to sew as patches over holes in jeans, pants, shirts, skirts, socks, hats, coats, scarf’s and gloves. Underwear and bras are optional for patching. Small pieces can also be used as pocket-handkerchiefs and larger pieces regular sized handkerchiefs.
10} To make a bedspread or quilt like bedspread.
Cloth calendars can be saved and sewn together to make a bedspread or quilt like bedspread. To be done in the sewing fashion of using quilt patches to make a quilt as a singular whole, the patchwork quilt.
11} Cloth calendar dresses.
For awhile, feed sacks were made into dresses and following in that pattern cloth calendars can be saved and sewn together to make a dress. Again think patchwork when making a cloth calendar dress.