How do you make a simple handkerchief?
Firstly wash and dry your fabric.
- Then, cut a square of fabric to the required size, we’ve made ours 40cm square, but feel free to make them larger or smaller.
- Fold over 7mm on all four sides and iron the fabric. …
- Once the fabric has cooled, unfold all the edges. …
- Select your thread for sewing.
Are handkerchiefs unhygienic?
First off, handkerchiefs are less hygienic than single-use tissues. When you blow your nose in a handkerchief, you’re providing a fresh influx of snot to any germs already there. … Far more hygienic is to use a tissue and then throw it out. What’s more, handkerchiefs are worse for the planet, too.
What makes a good handkerchief?
A quality handkerchief is made from 100% cotton. Synthetic blends are not as absorbent, soft or hard-wearing while cotton fibers are more durable. Whether you prefer heavy duty cotton handkerchiefs for the most epic of colds, or the soft cotton handkerchiefs to keep your nose comfy – the choice is all yours.