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« Reply #80 on: January 01, 2010 07:56:35 PM »

I've had this project in the back of my head for ages & decided to make some for x-mas presents. My first try was a small pink bowl which I didn't get pics of. This I like to refer to as the Rainbow Bowl of Doom. Took FOREVER, I started out using rainbow thread & finally had to switch out to individual colors because I kept running out.




The top is a little wonky because all I had in purple was linen napkins so it was thicker than all the other cotton.


FYI if anyone is looking for the cording & can't find it cheap I used the cheap plastic clothes lines they sell at the dollar tree. Worked great, I just wouldn't recommend it if you are making hotpads.

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« Reply #81 on: January 02, 2010 10:02:55 AM »

that turned out really good!
i have a question about the plastic cord.  does it make the finished bowl any lighter and/or more washable than if cotton cord is used?  i always wanted to try these but a klutz of my calibre is reluctant to make something out of cloth that can't be washed.
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« Reply #82 on: January 02, 2010 04:42:10 PM »

I would assume it may be slightly lighter than the cotton. And I don't see why you couldn't wash it on a cool cycle and air dry.
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« Reply #83 on: March 05, 2012 06:53:41 PM »

Your rainbow bowl is beautiful!!
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« Reply #84 on: March 05, 2012 08:34:41 PM »

These are awesome! And the perfect gift!  Cheesy
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