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Topic: I want to make a rug for my bedroom from scraps. i need a method.  (Read 979 times)
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« on: May 29, 2012 03:58:56 PM »

okay, this rug will be white and blue, again i am using fabric scraps, it will be a quarter circle and its radius is four feet.

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question is, how do i go about actually making it? i wanted to make a braided rag rug, but how would i do the corner?

keep in mind its a rug, so i dont want layers of stacked fabric, like a mat. i want something relatively ruggy.
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« Reply #1 on: September 22, 2012 06:34:36 AM »

Scrappy latchhook? Cut the fabric (teeshirt fabric works best) into about 3" x 1" lengths. Then get some of the latchhook backing (it looks like a square grid) and latchhook the scraps through and tie them off at the top.

You can cut the backing to whatever size and shape you want, and arrange the teeshirt bits into a pattern.
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« Reply #2 on: September 25, 2012 12:25:25 PM »

Yea, I think something like this should work! http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=383264.0
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