Ta-Da! Challenge # 10 Results

From Textile to Table

A big reward for a bit of creativity. That’s what Rachel in Pleasanton, California celebrates tonight with her $50 Michael’s gift card.

Rachel ran away with the From Textile to Table Challenge by doing one thing: giving it a whirl. Plus she has her delightful serving dish to keep.

This Challenge asked us to look to a fabric design as inspiration for an original dishware design. Here’s Rachel’s project and what she had to say:

Rachels Serving Dish

“I’m really into Moroccan / Spanish design right now. I absolutely adore the bright colors, curvy lines and intricate patterns. I used a metallic copper paint for this serving dish because I think it just goes so well with the pale blue – much better than the flat rust color in the fabric.

For me, the fabric design conjures up images of elaborately covered floor cushions on a terracotta floor, with the sound of the daily call to prayer in the distance, while sandalwood incense wafts around the warm, shaded room.”

The inspiration project was a pottery dish I created using a motif from this chocolate and aqua damask:

So Rachel, email me your address; you’ll want to get going on your next project! And Design Junkies, check out the two open Challenges: Let’s Make Cents and Frugal Fabric Fun.

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