Learn to make Elastic Reusable Bowl Covers that are made from Fabric. They’re washable and ideal for a Potluck, Picnic or BBQ!
If you are continually transporting your food to Pot Lucks and Parties, now you can add some charm to their presentation. It’s time to lose the cling wrap and replace with a cuter than cute elastic reusable bowl cover. We are in love with this idea. The Creator of those featured below had a lovely set of stoneware bowls that she wanted to complement. It’s almost a shower cap for your bowls! They have an elastic bottom, fit snuggly and they keep the nasties out.
The version above are made from Bandanas. They’re machine washable and entirely reusable and look so much better than a piece of plastic, foil or a lid. In fact, these Elastic Reusable Bowl Covers make a great gift too.
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Reusable Elastic Bowl Covers via Sadie Season Goods
How To Make Elastic Reusable Bowl Covers -:
All you’ll need is an old Bandana or piece of fabric, a measuring tape, some Polyester Elastic and a Fabric Pencil. The Blogger recommends using worn Bandanas for this project as they are softer. To begin with place your first bowl upside down as near as possible to the centre of the bandana or fabric. Next, measure up around 2 inches from the edge of the bowl and use your Fabric Pencil to mark it off. Cut out the circle, iron it flat and sew around the edge to stop it fraying too much.
Purchase Your own Elastic ReusableBowl Covers as featured above from Etsy —> Here
Finish off by sewing on the elastic – the tip for making these covers fit snugly on your bowl is to pull the elastic taut as you’re sewing it.
It’s so easy to do, doesn’t have to be too precise and as you can see from the photos above, they look fantastic.
Elastic Reusable Bowl Covers Video Tutorial -:
We have included lots of inspiration in our post showing you all the different shapes that you can make. We also suggest that you view the video tutorial above. To watch click play ⇑
You can use leftover scraps of Fabric to make these cute and colorful Bowl Covers. They look like an old fashioned Bonnet and do a great job of keeping your food clean and protected from bugs – via Sew4Home
You can also use inexpensive Bandana’s for this project —> get yours here
Elastic Reusable Bowls via The Seaman Mom
Elastic Reusable Bowl Cover via Mayamade
Elastic Reusable Bowl Cover via Make It Do
The Washable Reusable Bowl Covers shown above are made using a piece of Iron-On Vinyl which you attach on the top side of the fabric cover so it’s really easy to wipe clean and reuse. What a clever idea! via The Gracious Wife
The same basic idea will work just as well for your Baking Dishes. You won’t need to go searching for the lids! Again these are reusable and washable. They’d make a really handy gift for friends – via Smashed Peas and Carrots
Elastic Reusable Bowl Covers via The Cottage Mama
You can add a place for your salad servers like this one from Handmade Something
The same idea can be used to cover your Mixing Bowl. If you enjoy making your own bread, use the cover while the dough is rising via Down Home Inspiration