How to Make a Rug

Use these step-by-step instructions on how to make a braided rug using old clothing to create a colorful throw.



How to braid a rug
Real braided rugs aren't available commercially simply because they can only be produced by hand . . . so the home rug braider has an automatic edge on the market.
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braided rug 1
Cutting and folding the material strips.
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braided rug 2
Braiding the rug strands.
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