Sunday, September 27, 2009

Coming Along



The rug is coming along so nicely! It is 54" across now- only about 4 more rows to go and I'm home free. It's not going to happen for Makeover Monday, though.
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I was getting a little stressed out about the last few rows; in order to maintain the integrity and flow of the current design, I needed to find a LOT of the same fabric. I wanted something in colors that would be just perfect to set the whole thing off in a special way.
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I was elated when I found these special vintage sheets that I had tucked away for a "rainy day". The rainy day is here!! Look for finished photos sometime within the week.

5 comments:

CelticKnot said...

Oh Jennie, it's gorgeous! I can't wait to see the final rug. :-)

Evelyn Fernandez said...

very pretty! love the colour combo. Is this washable?

Jennie said...

Thanks so much you guys!

Evelyn, yep, it's washable. It will be heavy, so it probably wouldn't work in a regular washing machine. You could hand wash it in your bathtub and air dry, or have it dry cleaned. All of the fabric is pre-washed cotton and cotton blends.

PAmom said...

A perfectly lovely rag rug! You have done a superb job of adding the right color combo to enhance an already beautiful hand crafted rug!

Fancy said...

WOW...can't wait to see the final product!