So, today we’ll show you How to make Fabulous Rainbow Braided Rugs Using Old Clothing! Flooring is generally a feature that can’t be changed when you’re living in a rental home, and sometimes it may not necessarily be your taste. Or maybe you like it, but you just want to warm up the space or bring in more color or pattern. Learning how to make braided rugs can be easy. All you require are the right tools, the steps mentioned in this article, and the desire to see this project once it’s all cut up get three strips of fabric and sew them stacked on top of each other (i wanted the middle of my rug to be all white) Make a charming, braided rag rug from free and nearly free fabrics — scraps, upholstery samples, and remnants. You can also use the fabric from the old clothing.
Cut the shirts into lots of strips, 1 1/2? wide and that seemed to work great. You will now braid your strips together to make one single extremely long braided rope. Connect strips together to add more length – cut a small slit in the ends of all your strips. Thread new strip through the hole, loop it’s end through on its self and pull tight. Set your sewing machine for the widest zig-zag stitch,tightly coil your braid, stitch round and round. When stitching push the two braids together tightly with your hands, watch your stitches carefully to ensure they are connecting the seams.