Next Level Rope Bowls (w Video Tutorial)

This video will walk you through all of his tips and tricks to sewing some elevated ooh la la rope bowls. There’s more to it than setting your zig zag stitch and buying clothesline, so definitely get ready get set go to bringing high end to this ubiquitous project.

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For the tutorial, I used a variegated contrast thread so you could see the stitching. I prefer the look of matching thread, but the contrast definitely can create some extra jush to this project. Here are the two versions.

For the tutorial, I tested out both Terial Magic and Aleene’s Fabric Stiffening Spray and between the two I honestly couldn’t pick a favorite. Terial Magic has a slight edge because it smells sooooo good, but both provided the level of stability that I was looking for.


The specific craft cord that I used is called Cora’s Craft Cord. I’ve used both 4 mm and 6mm. Whether you pick this particular cord, getting a cotton cord is critical to stiffen it. Here are some of the supplies that I used for this project.



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