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roolen1
« on: June 19, 2010 05:42:28 AM »


I have  cut old jeans  on squares, then have sewed them together and have quilted  it. It seems nicely to me... Cheesy


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« Reply #1 on: June 19, 2010 06:11:04 AM »

Awesome!
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« Reply #2 on: June 19, 2010 06:49:48 AM »

Fun! I bet it's sturdy too.
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« Reply #3 on: June 19, 2010 08:20:25 AM »

What a great idea for a rug!
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« Reply #4 on: June 19, 2010 08:30:02 AM »

thats awesome.  Makes me want to go out and get some jeans to cut up Smiley
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« Reply #5 on: June 19, 2010 11:44:33 AM »

Yes, that's very sturdy  Cheesy
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« Reply #6 on: June 19, 2010 02:52:16 PM »

That looks great did you use a backing on it to make it thicker?
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« Reply #7 on: June 19, 2010 03:29:46 PM »

wow that's fantastic-looks great! Well done.
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« Reply #8 on: June 19, 2010 08:44:42 PM »

I have been meaning to make a jeans rug so I can use it for outdoor picnics! Unfortunately, I don't have any sewing experience, and I have no idea how to attach the pieces (I am assuming I need a sewing machine).  Please advise me on how to go about making my own rug. Smiley
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« Reply #9 on: June 19, 2010 11:04:37 PM »

Thank you for comments, girls..

English is given to me hardly, however I will try to tell to you details. Grin

I used a tight woollen cloth as a batting and  cotton fabric with polyester for backing (it's more hard-wearing/wearproof ). If you are afraid of the rug will slip on a floor you can sew also small slices of corrugated rubber from a wrong side...


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My rug is sewed as usual pieced quilt. At first I have collected jeans squares to strips, then have sewed those strips  together.
Look that I have found!
http://bedzine.com/blog/bed-designs/bed-home/bedroom/make-a-rug-from-old-jeans/
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http://bedzine.com/blog/bed-designs/bed-home/bedroom/make-a-rug-from-old-jeans/
 It's interesting idea and  looks very simply....



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« Reply #10 on: June 20, 2010 08:57:56 PM »

What a cute little rug. It has very clean quilting lines, something I always have trouble with. Your photography is very nice too. It looks like something out of a quilting magazine. Smiley
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« Reply #11 on: June 20, 2010 09:43:06 PM »

Thank you!  Grin
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« Reply #12 on: June 20, 2010 11:54:53 PM »

Thanks for the link!
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« Reply #13 on: June 21, 2010 12:34:58 AM »

Great idea and fabulous job.  It came out beautiful and great photography.
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« Reply #14 on: June 21, 2010 04:08:43 AM »

So pretty and modern!  Great job.
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« Reply #15 on: June 21, 2010 08:22:57 AM »

Whaaaaaaaaaaaaaat I want one!!!
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« Reply #16 on: June 21, 2010 01:56:20 PM »

That looks really great! It looks easier than a braided rug (one of my long list of 'some day' projects.)
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« Reply #17 on: June 21, 2010 02:00:08 PM »

That looks really great! It looks easier than a braided rug (one of my long list of 'some day' projects.)

My thoughts exactly!  I have tried braided rugs, toothbrush rugs and crochet rugs, and none of them have worked out very well.  But this looks like something that I could do!!

Thanks so much for the great idea and great pictures.  I may just do this today!
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