How to make a bowl from Jute rope.

You need a bowl size of your choice. Cover with plastic wrap. Use a coat of Mod Podge, then begin to wrap jute starting from the top. Use Mod Podge to help hold in place. Let your bowl dry for 24 hours. Once dry, bowl will slip off easily.
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The Mod Podge will dry clear. I did add another coat to the inside of the bowl, just to make it stronger.
I really like the rustic look of this project and have made this bowl in different sizes. Hope you all make one!

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  • Pinegirl Pinegirl on Apr 03, 2016
    Is modge podge food safe?

    • V V on Nov 30, 2016
      Mod Podge is not food safe. It's non-toxic, but becoming food safe requires a product to go through FDA approvals – not typical for art supplies.

  • Terry Terry on Nov 11, 2016
    So, the plastic will be inside the bowl? It would be very hard to remove with the modge podge. Do you coat the outside of the bowl too?

    • Ve Ve on Nov 12, 2016
      Just look at the picture, the plastic is only on the outside of the bowl

    • Terry Terry on Nov 13, 2016
      Yes, I know that, but when the bowl dries, the plastic wrap will be glued (modge podged) to the inside of the jute bowl when you take it off the mold.

    • Jane Lenher Jane Lenher on Nov 26, 2016
      Mod podge is not glue. Can you just damp rag remove any that stuck?

    • Brandi Belton Brandi Belton on Dec 19, 2016
      Mod Podge is a glue. It's a thinned out glue used for decoupodging.

    • Brandi Belton Brandi Belton on Dec 19, 2016
      Mod podge is glue. It's a thinned out glue used for decoupodging.

    • Melonnie Johnson Melonnie Johnson on Apr 10, 2017
      I tried to do this at christmas for a gift. I really must not have done it right, because I could not get the jute rope to stay put. It kept falling off the bowl and the plastic wrap and I were in a constant state of war. I'd like to see a tutorial on how this is done. Thank you. I love the look and really would like to duplicate.

  • Cecile Pearsall Cecile Pearsall on Feb 11, 2017
    I've never used Modge Podge but I bought some for some crafts. Question......I cover the back of the bowl with plastic wrap. Coat with the Modge Podge, then start putting the rope all around the back of the bowl. Leave 24 hours then remove the bowl. Do I put Modge Podge over the finished rope? Then leave another 24 hours? Or do I leave the bowl where it was and remove it when everything is finished. Will it come out? Many thanks

    • Jo Jo on May 15, 2017
      Saran Wrap, Mod Podge, rope, Mod Podge, dry, add Mod Podge to inside, dry...... done!

  • Sai7940282 Sai7940282 on Apr 19, 2017
    Where does the Saran wrap come into play

    • Gail Gail on Apr 23, 2017
      Put it over the bowl so the mod lodge doesn't stick to it.

  • Peggy Peggy on May 15, 2017
    Is the bowl now washable? I have never used ModPodge.

  • Theresa Theresa on Mar 25, 2018

    When I removed bowl after it was dry, the plastic wrap stuck to the inside of the bowl. Any suggestions?

  • Theresa Theresa on Mar 25, 2018

    When I removed bowl after it was dry, the plastic wrap stuck to the inside of the bowl. Any suggestions?

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  • Debra Rowland Debra Rowland on Dec 13, 2018

    I have been making this bowl with jute and rope and love them. I don't leave them to dry but about 12 hours and that takes care of the wrap sticking. Choochi thanks so much for showing this.

  • Carol Epstein Carol Epstein on Mar 12, 2020

    I will certainly try this and share it with my craft class.

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