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« on: May 04, 2011 07:02:32 AM »

So...backstory to this rug is, I have a lot of fabric scraps.  By a lot, I literally mean a garbage can full.  Most of my fabric comes from estate sales where no one sorts out the leftover scraps from the nice big pieces of fabric.  But being me, I know there's uses for them and can't just throw them away.  But the more I sew, the garbage can gets more and more overflowing, so this was a start to try out locker hooking and get rid of scraps at the same time.  I really like how it turned out!



It's kind of hard to tell, but there's all sorts of textures in there too- denim, velour, fleece, you name it.  Also, because it was scraps, nothing was cut on the bias, so it's kind of fray-ey in places, but I personally think it goes with the scrappy look. 



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« Reply #1 on: May 04, 2011 07:07:44 AM »

Kitty-approved, nothing beats that Cheesy It looks rather comfy actually Cheesy
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« Reply #2 on: May 04, 2011 07:22:54 AM »

Totally and completely gorgeous! I love the colours and the texture looks so nice! I'm jealous, I have tons of scraps too but just won't have time for this project before we move. I'm not packing up and moving boxes of scrap either, I hate to just toss it when it can be transformed into such an awesome craft but... moving and storing tons of scraps is so SILLY!
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« Reply #3 on: May 04, 2011 07:31:25 AM »

Great job!  That looks like it took forever.
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« Reply #4 on: May 04, 2011 07:39:13 AM »

Wow, amazing
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« Reply #5 on: May 04, 2011 08:20:05 AM »

I LOVE this and want one!! I'm going to look up locker hooking and start organizing my scraps Smiley.
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« Reply #6 on: May 04, 2011 08:28:09 AM »

Awesome stash busting project. You know you've done well when the cat approves XD
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« Reply #7 on: May 04, 2011 08:45:44 AM »

That is awesome. How did you do it? Smiley
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« Reply #8 on: May 04, 2011 09:15:29 AM »

Wow, great idea for using scraps! I have just been throwing all on mine in bags;  I might have to try this!  Cheesy
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« Reply #9 on: May 04, 2011 10:20:26 AM »

This is gorgeous!  I love that it has all kinds of textures in it.  I bet it feels so fun to the touch!
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