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school rug

Post by jaydee67 » 12 Feb 2011, 19:12

I bought a peg loom and I have taken it to school (primary school with 13 pupils). I've been cutting up old t-shirts donated by pupils and staff so they can contribute to and participate in the making of a rug. This is a photo of the work in progress.

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Post by milkmaid » 12 Feb 2011, 21:54

it's lovely and great thing for children to do
i wonder in years to come how many of them will make one and think on the lady that taught them :grin:
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Post by NannyP » 13 Feb 2011, 00:23

Amazing =D> =D>

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Re: school rug

Post by jaydee67 » 15 Feb 2011, 19:06

Loom set up:
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Rug update:
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Post by craftycarper » 15 Feb 2011, 22:08

looks great :thumbright:

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Post by debcat » 15 Feb 2011, 22:16

love it :grin:
what size are you going for?
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Re: school rug

Post by jaydee67 » 16 Feb 2011, 09:04

not sure, it won't be any longer than the warp threads which I think were about 2m.

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Post by julieszoo » 16 Feb 2011, 20:51

It's brilliant, love all the colours :)

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Post by jaydee67 » 17 Feb 2011, 18:25

I am making hobby horses with the older children as part of their project on the Victorians. We are using old, odd socks for the heads and I cut up the tops of the t-shirts that hadn't been used for the rug to stuff the socks with. Even the kids were impressed with the level of recycling!

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Re: school rug

Post by jaydee67 » 03 Mar 2011, 19:01

I've made a page on the school website about the rug and it's progress: http://www.ollaberry.shetland.sch.uk/ne ... lRug.shtml

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Post by ilex » 04 Mar 2011, 00:53

A lovely school memory Rug. :grin: I used to make double head story dolls with my Daughters :) . One old long stuffed sock a face and hair/hat at each end old pillowcase ect.. for a double sided dress and arms made from french knitting . After many years of use the dogs had the joy of playing with them :grin: Not exactly Barbi but much loved.

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Re: school rug

Post by ilex » 04 Mar 2011, 07:34

Our Daughter told me about when our Grandson made a carrier bag rug .He was so proud :grin: after six months it turned into confetti . Poor little chap,he was only six years old .

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