Fabric Nesting Bowls Pattern Makes Six And These Are Stylish

Fabric Nesting Bowls That Are Stylish And Save Space

If you love nesting bowls then the idea of making these nesting fabric bowls is just too much to resist! Keep them as a set of six, or rushed for a gift… take three and fill with sewing goodies. Wrap with clear cellophane paper and put on a big bow. I doubt there’ll be a quilter who won’t  squeal with delight. In the meantime, you’ve still three for yourself at home.

fabric nesting bowls quilted

These are so easy to make. Imagine them using fabric with huge sunflowers. You could get so creative with these fabric nesting bowls, and they really are useful for almost anything.

fabric nesting bowls set of six

You will need:

(2) squares of fabric, between 8″ and 12″ (Her large sample is 12″ square.)

A piece of batting the same size as the fabric or a little bigger.

A walking foot, if you have one.

Step 1.  Layer the fabric, right sides together, on top of the batting.

Step 2. Stitch 1/4″ seam around perimeter, leaving an opening of about 4″ on one side.

Step 3.  Trim corners.  Trim batting to reduce bulk, if desired.

Step 4.  Turn right side out and press.

Step 5.  Stitch around edge, catching opening in edge stitching.

Step 6.  Quilt as desired.  Linda stitched concentric squares.

Step 7.  Fold the quilted square in half diagonally, right side out.  Mark a 2 1/2″ triangle in the corners at the fold.  Stitch the two bottom corners.

Step 8. Open it up and fold in other direction, marking and stitching remainin2  corners.

how to sew a fabric nesting box

Step 9.  Tack corners down if desired.

To Make the Nesting Bowls:

Make each square 1″ to 2″ smaller and darts 1/8″ to 1/4″ shorter.  Linda did the following sizes, measuring from tip of fold across the top edges and dart was measured right angle down.

8″ square with 2″ dart

9″ square with 2 1/8″ dart

10″ square with 2 1/4″ dart

11″ square with 2 3/8″ dart

11 3/4″ square with 2 1/2″ dart

12 1/2″ square with 2 1/2″ dart

fabric nesting bowls set of six matching fabric


Article and images:quilterinmotion.net

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