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Making a Latch Hook Rug - backing

Making a Latch Hook RugI'm starting a latch hook rug project and need to know if I should wash/rinse the stiff rug canvas before I begin hooking.

 

Repairing the Center of a Toothbrush Rug - center of rug torn out for repair

Repairing the Center of a Toothbrush RugMy 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.

 

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Pattern for a Rug Made from Polyester SquaresDoes 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.

 

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Making Polyester Square Throw RugsDoes anyone have a picture of these and a pattern?

 

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Cutting Material for a Rag RugDoes it matter if you cut the material on the bias or not? Which way will keep it from fraying?

 

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Backing Option for Plarn Latch Hook RugCould you use the non skid rubber mats instead of latch hook canvas for this project? Would it help keep the mat in place better?

 

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Painting Burlap Rug BindingI 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?

 

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Making a Polyester Throw RugHow do I make a rug using polyester squares?

 

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Making a Rug from Polyester SquaresI 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.

 

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Handmade Braided Round Rug Won't Lay FlatMy 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.

 

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Making a Rug from Polyester Fabric SquaresI 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!

 

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Inexpensive Backing for a Latch Look RugI 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?

 

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Buying Rug CanvasI 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?

 

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Instructions for Making Recycled Woolen MatsWhen 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.

 

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Making Braided RugsHow do you make braided rugs?

 

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Making Pom Pom Pillows and RugsI 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...

 

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Washable Backing for Rag RugsIs there a suitable washable backing I could use for rag rug making?

 

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Free Penny Rug PatternsI am looking for "penny rug" patterns if anyone has some to share.

 

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How Do I Make a Braided Rug?Does anyone have a pattern for braided rugs?

 

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Making Penny RugsI 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.

 

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Making Rugs from Scrap Fabrics and T-ShirtsI 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!

 

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Toothbrush Rug DirectionsI am looking for a free pattern for a toothbrush rag rug.

 

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Rag RugsHow do you make a rag rug or a tied rug?

 

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Rugs Made From Polyester SquaresI am looking for a pattern, made with small squares of double knit material sewn to a bigger piece of fabric to make a rug.

 

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Fleece Rag Rug is PuckeringI 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!

 

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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.

 

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Rag Rug Won't Lay FlatI 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.

 

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Mary Maxim Rug Hooking Kit InstructionsI 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.

 

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Shag Rag RugI need instructions for Shag Rag Rug,(not Braided or sewn).

 

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Instructions for Confetti Rag RugCan someone give me instructions for making a confetti rag rug? I've looked everywhere.

 

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Hooked RugHooked Rug. I am looking for anyone that has some info on how to make a hooked rug from rags.

 

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Painting An Area RugRecently 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.

 

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Making a Rug Out of SocksMaking 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.

 

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Making Braided or Hooked RugsMaking 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.

 

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Crafts Made With Hardback BooksDoes 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.

 

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Making Doormats from RopeI 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.

 

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