Saturday, June 14, 2014

Nesting Fabric Bowls

This is long over-due... sort of a Catching Up Part 2

A few months back I was involved in a couple of swaps. First up was the Yarn-Stitch Swap organized through Instagram. This swap paired up fabric and yarn folks... I stitched for someone and she knit for me. One of the things on my partner's wish list was a rainbow selection of fabric bowls. I searched the internet for inspiration, and kept coming across pictures of bowls made from the Nesting Fabric Bowl pattern by Nova/A Cuppa and A Catch Up.

This is an awesome pattern! Lots of sizes, lots of options, and very detailed!

Rainbow Fabric Bowls

So I raided my scrap bins and pieced together a different patchwork strip for each of the six bowls I made for my partner.

Rainbow Fabric Bowls

I paired each bowl with Moda Crossweave in grey (one of my very favorite fabrics).

Rainbow Fabric Bowls


These bowls were so much fun to make, that I made one more for my The Stash Bash Secret Sister Swap. Ella was my partner and I knew she's a fan of the BBC show Sherlock, so when I found some Sherlock fabric on Spoonflower, I was excited to turn it into a bowl! And good thing these bowls sew up so quickly... my fabric arrived from Spoonflower the day before we left for GA. And I would have sewn up the bowl that evening, but watching the hockey playoffs trumped sewing that evening. So with my cut and prepared pieces packed away in my luggage, I took everything with us and was able to whip this bowl up on the first day of The Stash Bash.

Fabric Bowl

Now I need to make one (or ten) for myself.

3 comments:

Ella said...

It is glorious! My husband has threatened to steal it many times...

Phyllis said...

You are so clever! These are great, love the way they look! I don't know how you find the time with your work etc. to do all this.... quilting.... swaps....

suemac said...

Love the Sherlock bowl. It is a great mystery series.