Fabric Bowl – finished already

After learning from the mistakes I made while making the first fabric bowl, second time round is a charm and this fabric bowl went together fairly quickly and easily. I’m very happy with the results and it certainly adds a new dimension the usual interpretation of the old “fabric bowl”.

Using Fabric Paper and Peltex: Fabric Bowl

This time instead of stitching directly onto the Peltex, I made some fabric paper and stitched on it to create the texture, then attached it to the Peltex. This made shaping and designing a little easier. And I used some wrapped cording to make the decorative embellishments.

Using Fabric Paper and Peltex: Fabric Bowl

Using Fabric Paper and Peltex: Fabric Bowl

I wrapped some wire around the cording so I could shape it into little balls which act as leg stands.

Using Fabric Paper and Peltex: Fabric Bowl

I enjoyed the process of making this fabric bowl and it was nice diversion from working with images and photoshop and quilts. Although I think I might try another one and this time include some images. Hmmmm, brain ticking over with possibilities.

3 thoughts on “Fabric Bowl – finished already”

  1. Linda Teddlie Minton

    Wow, Linda, this is pretty spectacular. I’ve been following your progress on the bowls, and really love the final result. The new and unusual shape, plus the wrapped wire embellishments, make it really something special. Thanks!

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