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Recycled Rag Rug

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Here are some details about my project:
Category Other
Style Traditional, Whimsical, Retro / Vintage, Funky, Cute, Casual
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What materials did you use? Recycled old ratty T-shirts

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What are you most proud of? I recently taught two groups of children, around 40 in all to make a simple rag rug out of old t-shirts, it was a very successful project.

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? Start collecting and have quite a few t-shirts ready because once you start it comes together quickly. Cut t-shirts in strips, join with either knots or a few stitches, braid and tack stitch together to form a circle or oval shape

Jedek on please I would have the instructions for this project thank you!

08/12/2014 Flag

Hi and Lori, instructions on this project have been posted in earlier comments, but it is quite easy to do. Cut t-shirts into strips, in a spiral starting at the bottom (see photo at top) once you have cut a few t-shirts, braid and then lay on a flat surface to stitch, I have lead groups of children through this project, it is easy and addictive, have fun

08/15/2014 Flag

People, please send the instructions when you post yur items......

11/19/2014 Flag

What do you use to sew it all together?

04/08/2015 Flag

I just used plain cotton thread, this is a great, really easy project, if you can braid you can do this, instructions have been posted a few times in the comments, but I will remember to post instructions in the details in the future, I didnt think to do that. Sorry for any confusion

04/10/2015 Flag