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Rag Rug From Scrap Fabrics

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Have you ever wanted to make your own durable, cozy and handmade rug? Here is an idea by a friend of mine who is handy with the needle. This rug is made from scrap fabric and you can use everything from faded t-shirts, old out-of-style clothing to curtains, linens, tops, ribbons and others.
Items you will need:
Fabric Scraps;
Squared paper;
Pencil;
Permanent marker pens in multiple colours;
Hessian (15 cm larger than your desired rug size);
Sharp Scissors;
Tape measure or ruler;
A Large needle;
Thick cotton cord;
A small latch hook;
For more instructions, follow the link below.
Time: 2 Months Cost: $50 Difficulty: Medium
  • rag rug from scrap fabrics, crafts, reupholster
  • rag rug from scrap fabrics, crafts, reupholster
  • rag rug from scrap fabrics, crafts, reupholster
  • rag rug from scrap fabrics, crafts, reupholster
  • rag rug from scrap fabrics, crafts, reupholster

To see more: http://www.burdastyle.com/projects/a-rag-rug-from-scrap-fabrics

Got a question about this project?

  • Marge
    Marge Mesa, AZ

    @mistyblue: that is the first time I head of the issues with JF's fabric! I worked there 5 years and didn't see or hear anything about it. The Hancock stores have closed here. So our only options are JF and Hobby Lobby and the little that some

    • Sidney Rippy McLaughlin

      Jamie, You're lucky. I think the Gibson's in Weatherford may be the last one on earth. 😢

  • Nancy Haggerty

    Why can't Canadians join

    • Sherrie
      Sherrie Nixa, MO

      @Nancy Haggerty she might need to make a few adjustments on her blog settings. It is confusing sometimes.

  • Sue Vernon
    Sue Vernon Sapulpa, OK

    My mother used "target cloth" and just started at the edge of the material and sewed the strips thru the center and kept making rows of strips on the base material. Her strips were about 3 to 4 inches long and 1 inch wide. She would lay all the

  • Jamie Wilcox
    Jamie Wilcox Weatherford, TX

    I wonder about using fleece...wouldn't that make a sofffffft rug!

  • Carolyn Hoxton
    Carolyn Hoxton Iowa City, IA

    I think Fleece would be soft, but wonder how it would hold up? If you try it, let us know. I have crocheted rugs, but was wondering if there was another option.

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