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Tuesday, February 20, 2007

Part 6: Finished / For the time being

I finished the rug, sort of. I left the end undone and not a tapered finish like I would have done normally. This is because as we wear out more jeans I can make the rug bigger. So, I think this will be a continuing rug for a few years but it will be able to be used while it is growing and in between growth spurts. Boy it sounds like a kid!
This took seven days from start to finish.
Dimensions 3 1/2 feet by 8 1/2 feet
Part 1: here
Part 2: here
Part 3: here
Part 4: here
Part 5:here
Part 6:this is it


Above links just talk about this project.  If you are interested in learning how to make this type of rug.  I have a series of tutorials on my blog just go here.

12 comments:

  1. That came out beautiful sunshine! You must work 22 hours a day to get all the things finished that you do!

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  2. I can't believe it only took 7 days to get that done! Wow! It's fantastic!

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  3. It is beautiful, Sunshine. You inspire me!

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  4. It looks fantastic. I really like your story.

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  5. Can you guess at how many pairs of jeans you used to get a rug this big?

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  6. about 30 give or take a few. Some are kids and some are adult the adult ones of course give you more material to work with.

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  7. Serendipity smiles... just last week I was looking at rug section in my monster bible of all crafts possible, and considered making a braided rug from thrift shop jeans. Your rug is just beautiful, so thrifty and practical. I'm starting my rug for sure!

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  8. Found this from Whip Up. The rug is great! I don't have kids, but I'm inspired to collect some old jeans from my family & friends now.

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  9. Excellent work! You've inspired me to try my hand at making one for myself. Great recycling as well:)

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  10. Great use for repurposing jeans. The rug is awesome.

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  11. Love the rug. I've been looking for something to do with all my old jeans.

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