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« on: February 02, 2010 12:23:21 PM »

I used the wrapped cord bowl tute from sew mama sew to make this rug for my daughter's room!
The first time I tried the tute, I would up with a large hotpad for my kitchen instead of a bowl  Embarrassed
We're re-doing my daughters room in pink and black so I decided to make her a matching rug. It's about 3.5' x 1.5'. I had all of the fabric already in my stash. There is one pair of pajama bottoms in there though.
I really wish now I had more of her outgrown pj's to make an entire rug using only those.

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« Reply #1 on: February 02, 2010 12:53:41 PM »

I LOVE it!  Great color choices, great work.  Makes me more determined to get back to my toothbrush rug, so thanks for the kick in the butt!

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« Reply #2 on: February 02, 2010 01:03:43 PM »

Super duper cute!

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« Reply #3 on: February 03, 2010 04:28:09 PM »

oh wow!!  I've been wanted to try the wrapped cord bowls but was also thinking about making a runner for the front door.  How was it working on a wrap-corded-thing that big?

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« Reply #4 on: February 03, 2010 05:56:26 PM »

The only problems I had came when the rug started getting big. It was harder to machine sew it the bigger and heavier it got. It developed a mind of it's own.
The cord wrapping took forever, but the sewing went so quickly!
« Reply #5 on: March 07, 2010 12:38:04 AM »

It looks great! i really like how all the colours are matching so great!

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« Reply #6 on: March 07, 2010 08:10:23 PM »

I NEED this supercute rug!  *points to bare floor by my bed*  Please?

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