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Tuesday, 7 May 2013

Coiled Fabric Wrapped Bowl.


I have finally got around to using up some of the fabric selvedge pile, first mentioned here.
I am loving the way the differences in "black" show themselves when they are all put together.
You are only seeing it from this angle because I am not overly happy with the finish, but that will be rectified when I find some nice black beads to embellish/cover up with.
My plan is to put together a big rainbow one with all the other colour strips. This technique really eats them up quickly which is good as I am on a mission to USE STUFF UP!!!

Just type 'coiled fabric wrapped basket/bowl' into your search engine if you fancy making one.



6 comments:

  1. Oh yea. I actually bought a book and the cording to do this. Yet another undone project to feel guilty about.

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  2. I like how yours came out and the fabric colors in it, something I have wanted to try.

    Debbie

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  3. it looks great! ive only done small ones, need to try bigger :) how wide were your strips?

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  4. I have been making these bowls with my leftover strips for a few years now, they are a lot of fun! I noticed the ad for the Isle of Wight retreats, sounds like a good one. My daughter lives in Little Hampton, so I think that the next time I fly to England for a visit I might see if I can do a retreat as well!

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  5. That is so cool! Black isn't just black, is it. It's everything from dark blue to purples to grey, especially when you look at them next to true black.

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  6. Its turned out great. I have a book of 'how to' as well........but thats as far as Ive got!!

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