Making Doormats from Rope?I have just learned how to make rag rugs. I really enjoy doing them and have made 2 so far and plan on making more. I got the incentive from you guys. My question is how do you make an outside door mat from rope? Do you do it the same way or is there another way that you do it. Thanks in advance.
Crafts Made With Hardback Books?Does anyone know how to make crafts such as a purse or storage container from old hardcover book?. I saw someone make a purse from one on a craft show once and I also saw a hollowed out book made into a storage box.
Making Braided or Hooked Rugs?Making Braided or Hooked Rugs I would like some information on either braided rugs or hooked rugs. My mom used to make braided rugs but she is gone so need some help.
Making a Rug Out of Socks?Making a Rug Out of Socks. I cannot find step by step instructions on how to make a rug out of unmated socks, i seen this in an old book years ago it was really simple, but cannot find it now.
Painting An Area Rug?Recently watching Sensible Chic on HGTV, I saw where they "painted" a beige area rug with red paint to form a checkerboard pattern. They didn't say how it was done, but the rug looked great on the TV.
Hooked Rug?Hooked Rug. I am looking for anyone that has some info on how to make a hooked rug from rags.
Instructions for Confetti Rag Rug?Can someone give me instructions for making a confetti rag rug? I've looked everywhere.
Shag Rag Rug?I need instructions for Shag Rag Rug,(not Braided or sewn).
Mary Maxim Rug Hooking Kit Instructions?I am looking for instructions for a mary maxim rug hooking kit. It is called painted daisy #166249. I purchased the stamped rug and yarn from a yard sale but had no instructions. Thank you.
Rag Rug Won't Lay Flat?I have just taught myself the basics of making a rag rug using a knotted method, rather than crochet (because I'm not really sure how to do that) but for all the fabulous instructions I've found, there is nothing that tells me how to make it lay flat, without making the outer stitches huge.
What is a Pineapple Stitch?I was looking for instructions on doing a border on my large rag rug I'm trying to complete and came across this site. I'll have to add it to my favorites. As a matter of fact, I make my rugs just like Grandma made hers. My only problem is, what is a pineapple stitch? I sure hope I can get some answers from the experts on this site.
Fleece Rag Rug is Puckering?I am making a fleece rag rug and it is puckering in the middle. It is already over 3 ft wide so taking it apart is not an option I want to do. How can I take the puckering out? Thanks in advance for any help from all you great crafters out there!
Rugs Made From Polyester Squares?I am looking for a pattern, made with small squares of double knit material sewn to a bigger piece of fabric to make a rug.
Rag Rugs?How do you make a rag rug or a tied rug?
Toothbrush Rug Directions?I am looking for a free pattern for a toothbrush rag rug.
Making Rugs from Scrap Fabrics and T-Shirts?I was wondering if anyone has directions for creating a rug from fabric scraps? I prefer one that involves sewing rather than crocheting. I like the look of a shag (shaggy) type rug. I am also interested in rugs made from t-shirts. Thanks in advance!
Making Penny Rugs?I am thinking of trying my hand at making vintage style penny rugs. I went shopping for wool felt and had difficulty finding any that was 100% wool. There were bolts that were a wool and rayon blend.
How Do I Make a Braided Rug?Does anyone have a pattern for braided rugs?
Free Penny Rug Patterns?I am looking for "penny rug" patterns if anyone has some to share.
Washable Backing for Rag Rugs?Is there a suitable washable backing I could use for rag rug making?
Making Pom Pom Pillows and Rugs?I am looking for the pattern to make pom pom pillows and rugs. I need all the information, how to make the loom, and how to make the pillow tops/rugs. I made one about 40 years ago...
Making Braided Rugs?How do you make braided rugs?
Instructions for Making Recycled Woolen Mats?When I was in America some years ago I met a lady who had made beautiful mats for her home out of woolen recycled skirts, etc. She also used a wooden hook of some kind. The mats were all sizes from a teapot holder to a mat that covered the entire floor of her home.
Buying Rug Canvas?I am looking to purchase blank pieces of rug canvas so as to design my own rug/carpet. I live in Johannesburg/Alberton. Where can I purchase this from?
Inexpensive Backing for a Latch Look Rug?I just received materials for a latch hook rug, so I am basically starting from scratch. What is a simple, budget-wise, non-stick backing for it?
Making a Rug from Polyester Fabric Squares?I saw a post asking about making a rug out of polyester fabric squares. Did anyone ever post a pattern? I recently bought a rug and think it looks like fun to make. Thanks!
Handmade Braided Round Rug Won't Lay Flat?My round rug (3 ft in diameter) is really puffing up in the middle. It seemed to be laying flat while I was working on it. Then the farther I got from the middle it started poofing up, cone shaped.
Making a Rug from Polyester Squares?I am looking for how-to make rug out of 1inch or 2 inch squares. You fold them over and sew. That's all I know! I'm a crafter and want to make for Christmas. Thanks.
Making a Polyester Throw Rug?How do I make a rug using polyester squares?
Painting Burlap Rug Binding?I have used burlap ribbon 3" for binding a jute rug. I would like to paint the binding a dark brown color. How would I do that?
Backing Option for Plarn Latch Hook Rug?Could you use the non skid rubber mats instead of latch hook canvas for this project? Would it help keep the mat in place better?
Cutting Material for a Rag Rug?Does it matter if you cut the material on the bias or not? Which way will keep it from fraying?
Making Polyester Square Throw Rugs?Does anyone have a picture of these and a pattern?
Pattern for a Rug Made from Polyester Squares?Does anyone have a pattern or instructions for making a rug from Fortrel squares sewn onto a denim back? I saw an example on Pinterest. They are folded in half to make triangles and then sewn through the center to the backing.
Repairing the Center of a Toothbrush Rug?My oval rug was curling up in the center (like a hat). I tore the center out to make it lay flat. How do I re-stitch the middle back together? The green is my runner.
Making a Latch Hook Rug?I'm starting a latch hook rug project and need to know if I should wash/rinse the stiff rug canvas before I begin hooking.