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Recycled Rag Rug

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Category Other
Style Retro / Vintage, Traditional, Whimsical, Cute, Funky, Casual
Jedek on craftsy.com

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.

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This project is a very useful for bonding with your children or grandchildren. For me I was a great-grandchild and learned so many things that were and had been lost in time. Whether it turns out good or bad, you've bonded with that special person, laugh about it and enjoy that time together. This brings the true enjoyment in your heart and mind long after the other isn't around anymore.

03/17/2014 Flag

It has honestly produced wonderful memories and friendships, friend bring their bags with them so we can cut, stitch together, many hours spent with my 8 yr old, laughing and creating together

04/18/2014 Flag

Want to make one of these!

03/28/2014 Flag

I hope you try it, such an easy craft, watch you dont get hooked, clothes are no longer safe lol,

04/18/2014 Flag

Are there instructions?

07/19/2014 Flag

I would you like a instructions for a this craft

08/12/2014 Flag

lisonbouffard@hotmail.ca please I would have the instructions for this project thank you!

08/12/2014 Flag

Hi lisonbouffard@hotmail.ca 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