Grub's Up Tea Towel


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These bonza tea towels by Melbourne illustrator Ruby MacKinnon explore our most nostalgic Aussie food slang.

Whether you're a 'cuppa' and 'sanga' kind of person, or prefer a rough and ready 'tinnie' and 'mystery bag', no self respecting Aussie calls lunch by it's proper name! These 'Grub's Up' tea towels are a celebration of Australian food slang, and a feel-good piece of nostalgia perfect for any home.

In two irrepressible varieties - 'Grub's Up': Aussie Food Slang, and 'Sweet As': The sweets edition - you won't be able to resist Ruby MacKinnon's delicious take on Aussie cuisine. Two, four, six, eight, dig in - don’t wait!

Ruby MacKinnon's joyful illustrations bring a splash of Australian exuberance to any home and these tea towels make a ripper gift for any occasion, being equally happy hanging on an oven door or in a frame on the wall.

Designed in Richmond and hand printed in Collingwood, Victoria.

Material(s): 100% European Linen. Packaging is printed in Brunswick on 100% recycled paper.

Dimensions (cm): 50 x 70.

*Australian slang is also known as ‘Strine', and its mysteries are learned by Aussies from the cradle. Having said that, ‘Strine' is so weird even Aussies are perplexed by it sometimes. 

*For best results, wash your tea towel in a cold cycle on your machine with other similar coloured items. It’ll wrinkle in the wash, so gently pull it back in to shape before hanging it to dry on the clothesline. Iron on the reverse side of the print with a warm iron. Don’t tumble dry or dry clean.

We offer both Australia wide delivery and in-store pickup for orders. Delivery is free Australia wide for orders over $80.

Large corporate orders outside the Melbourne CBD may incur a delivery fee.

If you plan on sending your purchase overseas please research local customs and regulations for the country you are sending to and ensure the items comply. Some countries and states within Australia have restrictions on food and other consumables. 

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