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« on: November 09, 2015 02:02:36 PM »

This is a new - to - me twist, on an old favorite. If you check the tag cloud for coil, you will see loads of bowls and other coiled creations. alwaysinmyroom taught a bunch of the mods how to make these addictive projects. Smiley

This one is created using the cotton clothes line and acrylic paints. The colors were just to try out the technique. You can also use inks, and dyes.
IMG_7365 by Helen, on Flickr

IMG_7363 by Helen, on Flickr

IMG_7370 by Helen, on Flickr

The paints cannot be too thick or the needle will break. More than once. Roll Eyes I thinned mine just with water, and that was good. You can also paint after the bowl has been created. Using stencils or whatever you can imagine.

I found the idea on this blog:
http://alisaburke.blogspot.com/2014/04/coil-basket-diy.html'

Thank you for looking.  Smiley
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« Reply #1 on: November 09, 2015 02:11:21 PM »

Your bowl looks great!
And I love the colours you used.
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« Reply #2 on: November 09, 2015 03:01:34 PM »

Just gorgeous!
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« Reply #3 on: November 09, 2015 03:10:49 PM »

You're a genius! Thanks for the great idea. I love the colors of the bowl you made here.
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« Reply #4 on: November 09, 2015 03:31:05 PM »

Ooh that's so pretty! Love it!
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« Reply #5 on: November 09, 2015 05:50:55 PM »

Beautiful!  I love this technique!  So many possibilities!
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« Reply #6 on: November 09, 2015 07:10:31 PM »

What a great idea!! I love the look of this. I still haven't attempted a coil boil but I've always wanted to try! This is new inspiration to do it Smiley.
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« Reply #7 on: November 10, 2015 04:30:13 AM »

Looks great!!!
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« Reply #8 on: November 10, 2015 05:33:34 AM »

Thank you all for the comments. Hope to make more of these and experiment with colors and techniques of applying the paint. Smiley
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« Reply #9 on: November 10, 2015 05:41:16 AM »

I was thinking of trying some dip dyeing, just like with yarn...I am sure there are just so many ways you could do this!

Can't wait to see more!
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