Gemma’s DIY Rag Rug

This lovely DIY Rag Rug tutorial was submitted by Gemma Cooper fromΒ Simply Beautiful Painted Furniture.

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Materials used:

  • Old bedding
  • Anti rug slip.

 

DIY- RAG- RUG

 

How I made it:

 

I basically cut up 3 single bed sheets I had which I didn’t use any longer in to strips approximately 15cm x 3cm and knotted on to the anti rug slip.

Check out my video tutorial below to find out exactly how I did this!

Here how I made the rag rug πŸ™‚

Posted by Simply beautiful painted Furniture & Crafts on Tuesday, June 9, 2015

The good thing about using bedding is that you can wash it on a 30β€’c wash.

 

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This is how it looks underneath!

 

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To see more of my work please visit my Facebook page Beautiful Painted Furniture.


 

DIY- RAG- RUG

 

Gemma Cooper

I love interior design, painting furniture and doing craft things.

 

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Comments

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  2. Can you give me the size or order number of the anti slip rug that you found? There are so many that I don’t know which one would have the biggest holes.

    1. Hi Lisa – it all really depends on what size you want your rug to be. You can find some great anti slip rugs though on amazon

    2. Did you go thru everyone or every other?

  3. Oh my gosh! What a clever DIY project! We are going to share this on our Facebook page soon πŸ™‚

  4. fiya

    How you made it. I dint get your point. There is no tutorial. Kindly tell in detail how to make rug.

    1. Here is the video of how gemma made the rugh ttps://www.facebook.com/Beautifulpaintedfurniture/videos?ref=page_internal

  5. Doesn’t the anti-slip rug grip deteriorate over time? And you mentioned you wash the rug, hopefully it air dries?

    1. Yes, as Gemma mentioned it can be washed. And yes it would need air drying..Im not sure how long it would last. I think it would depend on the quality of the material used, how often you wash it and maybe where its placed in your home πŸ™‚

    2. Jeannie

      You can use clear caulking for anti slipping as well.

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  7. Stacie

    I love this idea! One question: are you able to wash it?

    1. Hi Stacie. Yes Gemma said she washed this rug in a 30c wash in the washing machine πŸ™‚

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  9. PATRICIA CADENA

    Beautiful

  10. Erika

    Hi Gemma, approx how long did it take you to complete the size rug you made? I absolutely LOVE it and am interested in making a few for my nieces rooms for Xmas and have a few nieces so really hoping I’ll have the time before the holidays. Thanks in advance!
    Erika

  11. Hi jade the holes are roughly 1cm x1cm on the anti rug slip x

  12. Jade Gosden

    Thankyou so much for sharing this picture. What a great project i can start for my girls. What size are the squares on the anti slip underlay?
    Thanks heaps Jade πŸ™‚

  13. Absolutely fabulous. Love this x

  14. WOW this is beautiful, thank you for sharing xxxx

  15. Hi, I got the anti rug slip underlay off eBay you need to get the one with the larger square holes if you look at the photos you will be able to see which one it is. If you have any problems message me on my page and I’ll get you the item number xx

    1. Michele Crane

      Hi Gemma,
      I looked on ebay for the anti rug slip, but there are so many to choose from, can you tell me which one (and size) you chose. I don’t want to get one too small or one with the holes so small that I can’t do anything with it.

      Thanks so much and by the way, your rug is beautiful – I can’t way to try my hand at it!

      Thanks again for sharing it with us,
      Michele

      1. Michele Crane

        I would love to make this rug, but can’t seem to find the anti-rug-slip with the hold big enough. Where did you find it – Ebay, craft store, etc?

        1. Jen

          I found my rug slips at walmart for $10. I will be able to make 2 5×7 rugs from what came in one pack. Some people say to use a crochet needle to feed through, i feel its faster to just use your nails. I have been working on mine here or there for 2 weeks now and I can tell the 5×7 is going to take me quite some time. I decided to make it cute and whimsical and used leftover material scraps and fat quarter packs also from walmart or amazon. Just to have a bunch of different patterns. So far I adore it, but it is taking quite a long time for a larger rug. Would also be cute in smaller strips for placemats

          1. That sounds lovely jen. Good luck!

  16. Kelly

    Where did you get the anti slip matt from hunnie ……would love to give this a go for my daughters room x

  17. Dee

    Lovetherugs, fab idea. Where do you buy the base from? And how long would intake to make a rug? Thank you.

  18. What an awesome idea. I might need to dig out and see if I have any spare bed sheets. x

  19. This looks absolutley brilliant, what a good idea and you make it look so easy on your video!

  20. Vicki

    What was the finished rug size? That is so pretty!

  21. Hi shelly, I used 3single bedcovers to make the rug the sizes of the strips are roughly 15cm x3cm x

  22. Shelly

    Tag rug What are the measurements on material? Approx how much material did you use for your daughters rug?