Procedure Text: How to Make a Handkerchief

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How to Make a Handkerchief


1.    Cotton fabric
2.    Scissors
3.    Sewing machine
4.    Thread in the same color of the fabric
5.    Needles

How to Make

•    Using scissors, cut the fabric into 20 cm x 20 cm (L x W)
•    Fold thinly the edge of the fabric twice and use needle to hold it.
•    Do the same thing with the other edges of the fabric. Pay attention to the corner and make sure it comes clean and uncluttered.
•    Prepare the sewing machine and put the thread.
•    Sew the edges of the fabric carefully.


1.    If you do not have sewing machine, you can stitch it using needle. However, be sure you do it carefully and evenly.
2.    It would be better if you add embroidery on the handkerchief to make it unique and different.
3.    You can use different type of fabric as long as the fabric has smooth surface and could absorb water.
4.    You can use thread in contrast color but ensure the color match the fabric.

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