How To Keep Those Bugs Away This Summer

Batting those bugs away whilst eating outside in the summer can be hard work!

We've made a tutorial on how to make a simple salad bowl cover.

You will need -

1 fat quarter

25cm of elastic

A needle or sewing machine



Safety pin

Step 1

Iron your fat quarter and trace around the bowl which you would like to cover with a 2 & 1/2 inch seam allowance.

Step 2

Cut out the circle.

Step 3

Fold in the seam allowance and pin with into place.

Step 4

Sew around the the inner of the circle leaving a 1 inch gap to insert the elastic.

Step 5

Attach the safety pin to the end of the elastic and thread through the seam in which you have just sewn .

Step 6

Sew the two ends of elastic together and cut the remaining elastic off.

Step 7

Sew the remaining seam

Step 8

Place the cover over your bowl!

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