Try This: Shower Curtain Caddy

Recycle your old shower curtain into a functional bath caddy with this sewing project.

| March 2011 Web

ReMake It! by Tiffany Threadgould book cover

"ReMake It!" offers step-by-step instructions for 95 cool eco-smart projects that make use of old materials. Click on the link above the photo to read an excerpt from "ReMake It!" on how to make a shower caddy from an old shower curtain.

Photo Courtesy Sterling

The following is an excerpt from ReMake It! Recycling Projects from the Stuff You Usually Scrap by Tiffany Threadgould (Sterling, 2011). The excerpt is from Chapter 2: Fantastic Plastic. 

Shower Curtain Caddy 
Skill Level: Hard


• 1 used, clean shower curtain
• scissors
• ruler
• washable marker
• binder clips
• straight pins
• sewing machine or needle and thread


1. Using a ruler, mark up your pieces on the shower curtain and cut them out. You’ll need two rectangles that are 13½ inches x 10 inches (body of the caddy), two rectangles that are 14 inches x 3 inches (handles), one rectangle that’s 12¾ inches x 5 inches (inside divider), and two or three rectangles that are 2 inches x 4½ inches (optional side tabs).

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