hand made shag rug

shwetagargFebruary 15, 2007

hello

did anyone here make a shag rug and also had posted a pic of it. I wud like to have instructions on it . I just remember the name of the talented person started with "Radd" or something .i am not sure . can anyone help me find .

thanks

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colleenny

Will this site help? Colleen

Here is a link that might be useful: Rug making

    Bookmark   February 19, 2007 at 8:03AM
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coop_2624

I was at a class once that made a rug out of 2 inch polyester squares. But I don't think that is what you want. The points stand, resembling a shag. Had a canvas base. Our rugs were small (2'x3') to go in front of the kitchen sink. It's a long discription. If it is a idea for you, I'll try to explain it.

    Bookmark   March 21, 2007 at 3:46PM
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shwetagarg

Colleen i saw the link but they dont have wht i was looking for.anyways thanks
Coop i guess we r talking abt almost the similar stuff. but i am not sure if it is made on a canvas base. the ones that i saw in Pier Import wasnt on a canvas base.
Hey do the handmade ones look dirty and shabby? Thats wht my husband thinks n so he wants me to drop the idea
wht to do

    Bookmark   March 29, 2007 at 12:59PM
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budster

Check out the October 2005 issue of Martha Stewart Magazine. They had a blue jean rug that was quite nice in it. You can probably get the magazine from a library. You might want to check her website as well for the pattern. Budster.

    Bookmark   March 29, 2007 at 8:18PM
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shwetagarg

i cudnt find it on the site .I wil get the mag and c
thanks

    Bookmark   March 30, 2007 at 12:08PM
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froggyquilter

if you go to youtube.com, do a search for eco bath rug do-it-yourself green, she shows you how to make a bath rug out of canvas and bath towels. looks kinda cool.

    Bookmark   April 17, 2009 at 4:18PM
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paulah_gardener

Shwetagarg--While doing my own search I found Radd for you forum name is outofmytree. Hope this helps Paula

    Bookmark   April 19, 2009 at 8:14AM
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cwalczak

I would love to know how to make the sewen rugs with the 2 inch squares, I just bought one made by an amish woman. If you have directions, please email me @ cwalczak@battle-creek.k12.mi.us thanks!

    Bookmark   July 25, 2009 at 1:04PM
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ralfsmom

hi, i too would like to learn how to make rugs out of the fabric i have made several braided rugs out of doubleknit fabric but they have a tendency to slide and take a while to make. it sounds like the square pieces would be easy and faster.thanks. i have many many yards of doubleknit fabric ralfsmom

    Bookmark   August 2, 2009 at 10:34PM
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tjnelson

To Coop 2624.
The rug you are talking about is the one I am desperately looking for!! Is there any way to send me a pattern? I would need really good instructions! My email is: tammyjane@bellsouth.net
I hope to hear from you.
Thank you, Tammy :)

    Bookmark   November 14, 2011 at 6:19PM
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