Description: To make the wood themed rug, take a plain green rug, made a couple of fabric mushrooms and hot glue them in place. Absolutely brilliant! Couldn’t you also try something like this with 3D flowers?
Craft Link: Woodland Inspired Rug Tutorial
My favorite technique?
Something easy. So for me, that would be either a crocheted rug or a sewn rug. I can’t wait to get started!
I love crocheted rugs. Try them with rug yarn, t-shirts torn into continuous strips, and long strips of bedsheets.
- Highland Fling Rug
- Round Crochet Rug
- Make An Upcycled Rug
- Rag To Rug Crochet
- Crochet Rug With Fringe
- Calico Crochet Rug
In case your not a crocheter, here are a couple of knit rugs to try out.
- Big Stitch Knit Rug
- Knit T-Shirts Into Rugs
- Woven Knit Rug
- Knit A Faux Grass Rug
- Chunky Seed Stitch Rug
I haven’t collected a lot of information on braided rugs from the internet because I own books on the subject. The books are The Illustrated Guide to Rug Braiding by Vera Cox and The Braided Rug Book by Norma Sturges.
- Round Braided Rug Tutorial
- Braided Rug From Towels
- N0-Sew Braided Rug Instructions
- Braided Rug From T-Shirts
- DIY Rectangular Braided Rug (pictured above)
RUGS FROM RUGS
All the rugs in this section are created from remnants, samples, doormats or inexpensive sisal.
- DIY Jute Rug Makeover
- DIY Painted Rug
- Rug From Carpet Squares
- How To Stencil A Rug
- Turn Area Rugs To Large Rug
- Dip-Dyed Throw Rug
The fact that I am not much of a painter does not stop me from dreaming.
- DIY Zebra Rug
- Stripe Painted Floorcloth
- Checked Floorcloth Tutorial
- Stenciled Vinyl Floorcloth
- Making Canvas Rugs
I love to sew and I always have tons of remnants that I am desperate to find a purpose for.
Hooked rugs are my sisters current favorite needlecraft. She makes only large ones and then gives most of them away. I am the current beneficiary. I recently received a 3×3 foot country scene done in wool strips.
- Rag Rug Step-by-Step
- T-shirt Latch Hook Rug (pdf)
- Rug Hooking Tutorial
- Rug Hooking Instructions
- Rug Hooking FAQ
Description: The Free Striped Rug Pattern allows you the opportunity to use up some of your scrap yarns. Free registration required to access pattern.
Craft Link: Free Striped Rug Pattern
Description : This Free Patchwork Runner Pattern is made from smaller floor mats, sewn together.
Craft Link : Free Patchwork Runner Pattern
Description : After you learn to Sew A Rug From A Tea Towel, considering substituting other fabrics… the fabric from your curtains or tablecloth both may look nice as a rug.
Craft Link : DIY: Sew A Rug From A Tea Towel
Description : You can’t really tell from the photograph but this rug is a very nice size….36 inches x 48 inches.
Craft Link : Crochet A Desert Star Rug
Description: Once everything is broken down into sections, this Taos Rug isn’t nearly as hard to crochet as it initially appears.
Craft Link: Crochet A Taos Rugkeep looking »