Rag Rug

How to Make a Rag Rug

I have long loved these rag rugs, but once I see the price tag I move away from them quickly. I finally decided to make one!  Here’s what you’ll need if you want to make one: 1 rollie pollie of Riley Blake Fabric 4 yards of some plain coordination fabric (I think it would be fun to get 2yds of one color and 2yrds of another) a rotary cutter needle and white thread sewing machine and scissors Begin by cutting your 4 yards of fabric into 2.5″  long strips. Yes this is a lot of cutting but if you have the rollie pollie you are saving a bit of cutting. Take three of your fabric strips, layer them on top of each other and sew a stitch across the top. Are you ready to get your braid on?  Take your sewn strips and tack them down on something with at safety pin.  Begin loosely braiding your strips together. Once you [Read More…]

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