Piles of Fabric and Painting Pegs.

 

It is no wonder my house is never tidy ! I always have at least 20 projects on the go. I just feel I’m making headway and then someone (like my friend Janet) arrives with 5 bin bags full of fabric as a present for me ! I’m not complaining of course, just wondering where to put it all while I decide what it is going to be used for.

 

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There are some stunning fabrics, and some delicious colour combinations just waiting to be made into cushions, bags, quilts…..

 

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We used some of these fabrics in the Crazy Patchwork session we had here last week …

 

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I have run several rag rugging courses this week but didn’t get any photos, so here are a couple of pictures of some of mine, one finished, two works in progress …

 

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This is the sort of thing you can create ( or make a start creating !) on my proddy rag rugging courses. It is made entirely from recycled fabric and clothing !

The following example is using both proddy and hooking in a wide variety of materials. I have also added beads and decorative items  ..

 

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The next one is a cushion front in progress, I drew Paisley pears and am working them in satin, silk, wool, glitzy yarn and sari fabrics …

 

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So, with all this rugging going on I have run out of prodders ! Thankfully my son, Tom, makes them for me – here are another 50 almost completed ! …

 

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… looks like we’ll be doing a lot more rugging !