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    1-June-2014 Project of the Month.

    Hi Everyone,

    Sorry that I am a little late posting the JUNE Project of the month. This month I have selected this Microwave Fabric Bowl project, as I think they are very useful & a quick & easy project to make for your personal use or a quick & easy gift for someone. I hope you will enjoy making your own Microwave Fabric Bowls. Check it out & Get started sewing!!


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    sulabug... some additional information... on post #72, there is a pdf that another member made out of belmer's original post. here is a link directly to it Microwave Fabric Bowls
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    Your proposal interesting. I saw the tutorial, I hope I get to work it too. Thanks SulaBug .
    Have a nice day ! Happy quilting , everyone !
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    Oh, good glad I looked again....fun project SulaBug. I have yet to make one of these. Thank you

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    Thanks Sulabug. I already have this pattern. I been wanting to make one for quite awhile. I guess I better get to it. Thanks for posting the pattern. Mary
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    Quote Originally Posted by QuiltnNan View Post
    sulabug... some additional information... on post #72, there is a pdf that another member made out of belmer's original post. here is a link directly to it Microwave Fabric Bowls
    QuiltnNan..........THANK YOU SO MUCH for this other website!! I wasn't able to find this one, but it gives the instructions much better for printing out. You are an Angel & I appreciate your help so much. So everyone be sure to use her PDF file if you want to print out the instructions.

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    Thanks Sulabug, these bowls have been on my list of things to quilt for sewwwwwwwwwwwwwwww long it is embarrassing. However, no time like the present, right? I think I can... I think can... I think I can........ , I think!

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    Quote Originally Posted by SulaBug View Post
    QuiltnNan..........THANK YOU SO MUCH for this other website!! I wasn't able to find this one, but it gives the instructions much better for printing out. You are an Angel & I appreciate your help so much. So everyone be sure to use her PDF file if you want to print out the instructions.

    Sew Happy,
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    you're welcome, sulabug. that's not another thread, that's a post on the same thread you referred to... i just made the link to the exact post by clicking on the number above to the right of the post.
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    Thanks for the link. I made 12 of these for Christmas. Once you make the first one they go really fast. I gave a few to each of my kids. I gave my DH a few too. We love them. We have a bad habit of eating in front of the TV in the living room and they are great for that. We also have soup at least once a week in the winter. I plan on making a bunch more for this Christmas.

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    I made about 24 at Christmas time, and 6 just last week. I just quilt an "X" from corner to corner (as if I was doing a rag quilt) instead of stippling. And I don't draw any lines, just fold and measure. Be sure to measure from the edge of the fabric, not the edge of the batting. I mark 3/4" from the fold, and 2-1/4" from the edge. You don't need to backstitch from the edge, but do backstitch at the point at the fold.

    Be sure to use 100% cotton batting. And I have read where some have caught fire, but that's because they were left in the microwave too long. I don't put one in the microwave for over 4 minutes, and it usually only takes 2-3 minutes to warm something up. And they are good for protecting your hands from cold foods (like ice cream), too.

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