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Monday, July 1, 2013

Nesting Fabric Bowls Owl Style

 I made 1 nine inch bowl, 3 five inch bowls, and 2 four inch bowls for my owl theme classroom.  I also like to think about common objects to help with size, so I took a picture of each size I made with an everyday object.  The Pepsi can is near the 4 inch bowl and the Starbucks are next to the five inch bowl.

 This is a great stashbusting project too.  It doesn't use a lot of fabric for the feature print, while the lining and solid panels do use up more fabric. 

This pattern is from and is called fabric nesting bowls. 
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Secret Tote Bag Swap

I finished my bag for the secret tote bag swap.  I had started cutting it out almost a month ago.  Then, I had two surgeries which put me behind schedule.  I missread parts of the directions and miscut several pieces.  All in all, I know the bag is not perfect, and I like to be a perfectionist, but I decided this bag is pretty (hopefully my partner thinks so too), structually sound (I zig zagged a lot), and can hold lots of stuff.  The lining is the part that I dislike the most, and it just isn't as neat as I would have liked it to turn out.  I think my favorite part of this bag is the handles.  I love how sturdy they feel.
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