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Fabric Bowls

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Here are some details about my project:
Category Sewing
Sizing Unisex
Style Funky, Casual, Hipster, Eco-Friendly, Whimsical, Cute
Katie Ringo on craftsy.com

What was your source for this sewing project? Online Photo or Website
Name of website or photo Fabric Bowl Tutorial

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What materials did you use? 1/2" - 3/4" strips of fabric from scraps, fat quarters or yardage. Cotton clothesline. Sewing thread to match project. 90/14 needle.

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What are you most proud of? When someone tries the technique for the first time and they become addicted to making fabric bowls! I love seeing the results.

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? Make sure that the cotton clothesline that you get is cotton or a poly/cotton blend. You can find it cheap on Amazon or at some fabric and quilting shops. Use a coupon! I often buy out what Jo-Ann Fabrics has on the shelf when they have a notions 50% off sale because you can get 100yd bundles for $2.50 each. Amazon has 200 yd bundles for about $12 each. Check the cording to make sure it does NOT have a synthetic core because it will be difficult to sew through. Also check your sewing machine to make sure the foot lifts off the bed of your sewing machine at least 1/4" to 1/2" high so that it can fit the wrapped cording. Some of the smaller machines do not have a foot that lifts that high.

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What a neat crafting concept! I enjoyed your tutorial. Your bowls are aesthetically pleasing as well as functional.

06/21/2012 Flag

They make perfect gifts for other sewers and quilters too!

06/21/2012 Flag

I would like to try this, they look very nice!

09/21/2012 Flag

I'm so excited to not only have a new project but to empty out some of my bins of leftover fabric without just throwing it all out!

06/20/2013 Flag

Hi Katie, I love the look of your corded bowl's. Where can I purchase your books....It's a Wrap and It's a wrap 2? Jeanne

08/28/2015 Flag

I found them at Barnes & Noble

09/14/2015 Flag