Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Weave Your Own Rug

I found the coolest project over at the Moda Bake Shop.  It’s a rug you make by weaving long pieces of fabric together and then tacking them down. It is finished with a non-slip rug backing and turns out just beautifully.  It looked like the perfect gift for my mom.

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It also looked like too much fun to resist.  So, I picked up a jelly roll (long, pre-cut strips of lots of different kinds of fabric) from my favorite local fabric store. Oh, those ladies at Holly Hock are so nice.  I just love to shop there!

I made a few changes to the pattern to make it work for me. I think it turned out great!

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The non-slip rug backing I used is actually the stuff you can use to line the shelves of your cabinets. It was the perfect size!

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I can’t wait to give this to my mom!  Hope she doesn’t see it here first. ;)

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What a fun and easy project! It would be a great way to use up some fabric scraps, too!

Next up on my sewing table is a fabulous fabric purse that features grommets and lots of pockets inside. I can’t wait to start on it!

What are you creating right now?

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5 comments:

  1. That does look like a fun project. Right now my creativity is going into packing boxes and kids school projects, that don't take long.

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  2. Your cool uncreative Aunt Dianna would not mind you using your brillant creative mind to make one for her also.....she said to let u know!

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  3. Ashley @ HollyHockMarch 17, 2011 at 12:20 PM

    It turned out so beautiful!!! Keep on inspiring! :)

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  4. Goodness, That is so cute. What a great idea.
    Thanks for sharing.
    margaret

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  5. I gotta check out this tutorial. Thanks for sharing the link. Your rug looks great!!!
    xo,
    Sena

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