Make Rugs And Pillows From Your Old Clothes!

May 14, 2015 | Creativity

rag rugs

(you can buy these HERE)

One thing you may not know about me is that I’ve been wearing the same 6 or 7 t-shirts for the past… hm… 10 years.  I’m wearing one I got ten years ago right now, as I type.  It’s a vintage T-Shirt to begin with.  It’s not past its prime quite yet… And for days of raining and typing, its just perfect.

When things have outstayed their welcome in my home, I tend to hit the donation bin frequently.  Not everything is donatable though, as these 10 t-shirts will be not suitable for wear.  But… they will be suitable for a rag rug!

Today, let’s explore ways to turn old fabric into new art!!!

rag rugsWhile there are fancier rag rugs than others, even the most simplistic rug- made of old scarves, old scraps… old sweaters!… old t-shirts… things that can’t be worn any more but have the potential to become a fantastic rug- are fancy in themselves as they have your own creative energy mixed into them!

rag rug diy

(a beautiful mess)

This simple rag-rug DIY will get you going in seconds.

urban outfitters

I’m deeply interested in shag rag rugs… and you can learn how to make’em right here! 

diy string

(apartment therapy)

You can skip the rug and make twine that can become a macrame plant hanger (ooooh!) or even just ties for your curtains…

rag rug pillows

Or, following THESE steps from Make Haus,  you can stitch together rag rugs to make really durable and texturific pillows!

Something to do before you think of putting old fabric in the — gasp!!!- trash.

Eco-friendly, artfully brilliant and super-rewarding!  xoxo Dana



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