Today I’m going to show you ideas for how to make rag rugs yourself. Believe it or not, this is an easy project anyone can do! I’m ready to inspire you with some amazing examples of DIY rag rugs you can make right at home.
How to Make Rag Rugs: What Do You Need?
Rag rugs use many different types of fabric scraps. You can use leftover fabric, old t-shirts, old jeans, or whatever you’ve got laying around. This is the perfect project for that bag of worn clothes and linens you’re planning to toss. Are you ready?
9 DIY Rag Rugs to Love
1.Rag rugs projects are great for old sheets. This is an example of a crocheted rag rug, made with a crochet hook. You’ll find just the right size hook at Michaels.
2. Learn tips and tricks to make beautiful and colorful jelly roll rugs. All you need is some precut batting and a jelly roll of fabric!
3. This gorgeous woven rag rug is made from three king size cotton bed sheets! I would never guess that this is something I can make at home. I love it!
4. Some types of rag rugs require a little bit of sewing on a machine, but is worth the extra effort.
5. Here’s a fun rag rug made by stuffing the fabric scraps into the holes of a non-skid rug mat. No sewing or tying is involved to make this beauty. Grab a non-skid rug mat from Amazon.
6. This DIY rag rug is another example of a rug that starts with a non-skid rug mat. For this one the strips are knotted around the holes in the mat for extra stability. The knots also give the rug a fluffier look.
7. Sew your fabric scraps together end-to-end, then braid them. Roll the braid into a spiral and secure it with a zig-zag stitch on a sewing machine.
8. Learn to make a latch-hook t-shirt rug. Includes material list, step-by-step instructions, and a video tutorial.
9. This last example is actually woven from t-shirt scraps. It’s colorful, soft and totally amazing!
I hope you love these ideas for how to make rag rugs. A DIY rag rug is the perfect addition to your modern farmhouse living room or kitchen!