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Fantastic idea Brenda, making a floor cloth in this way would be amazing! Just wish I had access in my local art supply store to some pre-gessoed canvas for making floor cloths.

   
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Jan Yatsko

Creative Jewish Mom...you can purchase canvas and gesso it yourself. A great resource is "The Complete Book of Floorcloths" by Kathy Cooper and Jan Hersey. The book goes into the history of floorcloths and gives step by step instructions on how to create your own.

   
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Thanks Jan, Yes I know, I have made floor cloths in the past, but gesso here in Israel costs a small fortune....I had a floor cloth once that I painted over multiple times. Come to thing of it, as an alternative to the crocheted rag rugs I make that can be thrown in the washing machine, floor cloths are a great way to go as it is just too dusty where I live to actually have real rugs.......all the best!

   

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