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Topic: Orange Slice Rug **with detail pics and new fruits**  (Read 26050 times)
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« on: August 23, 2005 06:58:54 PM »

First off, I love all the different things people have used to crochet in this challenge.  Truly inspiring!

So, here's my contribution....



The Orange Slice Rug!  It is made from a bright orange sheet (full/double size), and some fabric from a white knit sheet and an old dormitory bedspread.  I cut all the fabric into strips, tied them together, and started to crochet.  First a little white circle in the middle, then all the fabric strips from the orange sheet, then a row of white, and finally, some 'rough' fabric strips from the bedspread for the rind.  After that was done, I went back and chain-stitched through the rug (embroidered?) to make the sections.  Looks good enough to eat!

So, there have been requests for a detail shot.  I hope this isn't illegal in the Craft Challenge but I'm sending in a ringer because the Orange Slice rug already has a new home.  Here's the alternate, the Lemon Slice Rug with my 5 month old kitty, Pimper, hanging out on it for a size reference.



and lemon detail:



And just for a little more Vitamin C, my Kiwi Slice Rug!



and detail:



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« Reply #1 on: August 23, 2005 07:02:25 PM »

omg that's super cute! great job! it totally looks like something i would buy at target. and believe me, i would buy that!
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« Reply #2 on: August 23, 2005 07:22:28 PM »

EEEK!That's so cool!I want one!
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« Reply #3 on: August 23, 2005 08:09:44 PM »

Holy crap that looks so good!

How big is it?
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« Reply #4 on: August 23, 2005 08:25:09 PM »

ugh! that is so awesome!
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« Reply #5 on: August 23, 2005 09:16:51 PM »

that is rad! love the orangeness of the orange!
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« Reply #6 on: August 23, 2005 09:58:37 PM »

so cute!
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« Reply #7 on: August 23, 2005 11:16:36 PM »

I love it!
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« Reply #8 on: August 24, 2005 12:03:41 AM »

I want it! I love citrus things. Maybe I can talk my mom into making me one... Smiley
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« Reply #9 on: August 24, 2005 01:32:55 AM »

What a delicious idea.
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