Hitty Bee wanted to see how big a Magic Carpet could be. Here’s a pictorial guide to making a BIG Rug! Will you make a big rug for your Hitty?
I went a little crazy with Embroidery Floss, once I figured out how to make these pretty carpets from multi-color and variegated threads. I purchased Anchor Brand Embroidery Floss from India, and purchased DMC multi-colored and variegated threads locally and from Micheals on-line as individual skeins and multipacks. Those brands are easily identified by their…… Continue reading Magic Carpets Part 5 : The Flosses
It’s fun to make several rugs at a time, because this allows the glue to set after each round. In one of Hitty Bee’s earliest sets of rugs, she decided to make a ‘crazy rug’ at the end, using pieces of each rug’s cord. These rugs were all made on paper because I was still experimenting…… Continue reading Magic Carpets Part 4 : Crazy Rug!
A picture is worth a thousand words! Here are more of Hitty Bee’s Designs to inspire you. You can create a rug with two cords: You can glue the cord back and forth in rows, instead of around and around in a circle or oval. I glued the ends of this rug to the underside.…… Continue reading Magic Carpets Part 3 : What Else Can You Make?
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