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DIY Shag Rag Rug {Tutorial}

I have spent the past 4 weeks making a Shag Rag Rug for Riley's nursery and am thrilled to say that it's finally complete!! It was one of the easiest projects I've ever done; however it was by far the most time consuming, but it was WELL worth it!!! It turned out better than I imagined and looks just like the ones that retail for $600+
Checkout my DIY Shag Rag Rug Tutorial!! I hope you enjoy!
Cost: $110 Difficulty: Easy
Cut Fabric into 5" by 1" strips
Weave Fabric under one of the holes and back up through another hole (I weaved the fabric in a vertical direction). I left one row of holes empty on all sides.
Pull the fabric so that it’s even on both sides and tie it into a knot (this will hold the fabric in place)
If you are using two colors then you should alternate colors as you go.
Continue adding Fabric Strips alternating colors as you go. It will look bare at first but the more rows you add the fuller it will get. Here is what it looks like after adding two rows of fabric
This is how your DIY Shag Rag Rug will look upclose
This is a completed version of my Shag Rug on wood floors
A picture of how it looks on carpet

To see more: http://www.myloveofstyle.com/2013/04/10/diy-shag-rag-rug-tutorial/

  • FunkyJunk Interiors - Donna
    FunkyJunk Interiors - Donna Canada
    on Apr 10, 2013

    this is super cool! The fuzzy rug and bench look is so big right now, so this fits right in!

  • JP S
    JP S Marietta, GA
    on Apr 10, 2013

    I love it-the colors are so pretty.

  • Jessica
    Jessica Charlotte, NC
    on Apr 11, 2013

    Thank you So Much!!

  • Amy Furlong
    Amy Furlong Prattville, AL
    on Apr 11, 2013

    I love it! I've been saving my boys' jeans for years with the idea in the back of mind for a rag rug. I haven't attempted it yet but yours looks really good!

  • Katie Wells
    Katie Wells Midland, TX
    on Apr 11, 2013

    Where do you get the nonslip mat,?

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