Make a Scrappy Rope Rug

Make a Scrappy Rope Rug

These top photos are from my IG feed.
There was a lot of chatter about this simple thing, which is awesome. Sometimes happy accidents give the best results.
Following the flow.
Use cotton clothesline rope found HERE.
Scraps from the scrap bin.
Sew with a wide zig zag stitch.

To get the desired result on the back, fold the fabric around the rope like a hot dog bun on a hot dog, and let the tails stay flat while you keep sewing around and around. The tails eventually become sewn as well, and give more pOp to the rug on this side.

Watch the quick video here to visualize it.
Download the one page photo instruction sheet HERE.
One skein of rope will make a 37" circle, which is a smallish rug. You may want to use 2 skeins. Do what makes you happy, smaller "rugs" would make excellent trivets or place mats.

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Thank you so much for this tutorial. I made the rug, and I am thrilled with the results!

Linda Coldeway

love the rag rug demo, hope to make one soon.
Natalie I do have a question about a dress pattern I want to make using log cabin sewed pieces for fabric, will u let me know ur thoughts on this matter/
Thank you very much Mary


Muito lindo. Amei

Anna Maria kuster Ferreira

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