Directions to finish 60 year old rug

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I have a partial rug that was being made about 60 years ago by my great
aunt.

She died before finishing it.
She used the handle of a toothbrush to “sew” the strips of fabric
together. (She treaded the fabric strips through the hole of the
toothbrush). The rug appears to be oval in shape. My Mama and I have
unravelled a portion but can not figure it out. It is not crochet) If
anyone knows how to make this rug please let me know. Thanks




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Google Rag rugs or Making Rag rugs

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18 Dingman Rd Sand Lake, NY 12153
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Maybe:
http://ragrugcafe.com/toothbrush-rugs-complete-video-instructions-part-1-beginners

HTH  



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On 2/23/2013 1:12 PM, BEI Design wrote:
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Beverly, Those are   great instructions. I don't know if at this stage  
of life, I'll start one but I love the idea. They would make great hot  
pads though, if you think on a small scale.
Right now I'll stick with doll clothes and some things for me.
Juno

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Junob @teranews.com wrote:
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Speaking of which, I delivered the last of my donation capes  
yesterday.  AND I found the folder where I stored all my  
custom AG doll clothes patterns. YAY!

I have a couple of alterations jobs in the queue,  
(shortening sleeves on two jackets for younger DD, at the  
cap not the hem because they have *cut* buttonholes in the  
vents! erk!) but I should be able to scan and/or trace off  
the AG patterns soon.  I haven't forgotten.  ;-}

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Beverly  



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Not to worry.I've not felt well this past week.Finally got to the doctor  
Thursday. Found out I have bronchitis and an asthma flare up, first in 2  
years. So sewing has not been a priority. I started to sew today and my  
machine was not acting right. Did the needle change, rewound the bobbin  
and still was working right. Finally took out the bobbin race and found  
a lint mess.Took me an hour to clean it up.She's sewing like a dream  
now.  I think it would be an understatement to  say it hasn't hasn't had  
much love lately.
Juno

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