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Braided flannel rug

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Category Sewing
Style Casual, Retro / Vintage, Funky, Eco-Friendly
Sarah Becker on craftsy.com

What materials did you use? Both my kids are out of the cot now so I had quite a few flannel sheets that I'd no longer be needing. So I've recycled those, as well as the flannel baby receiving blankets I used for my son.

Sarah Becker on craftsy.com

What are you most proud of? I love all the colours! It really brightens our loo! I used six different flannel prints in this rug. I also like that I have made it using sheets that I was otherwise ready to throw out.

Sarah Becker on craftsy.com

What advice would you give someone starting this project? My sewing machine complained alot sewing the thickness of this project. Drove me insane! The top thread was constantly breaking and there'd be a tangle of thread on the bottom. If anyone knows what causes this and how to fix it I'd LOVE to hear from them!

Sarah Becker on craftsy.com

I love the rug....do you have a tutorial that we can use to make one?

01/07/2014 Flag

sounds easy enough and I have plenty of left over flannel sheets and small blankets I think I will try this if I don't like it one of my dogs or cats will

02/18/2014 Flag

I love the rug!

06/06/2014 Flag

Is the pattern free? Where is it?

08/29/2014 Flag

Try using a walking foot and very strong thread in upper and lower feeds, to prevent thread from breaking. Ina

11/06/2014 Flag