Category Archives: Rugs

Inspiration: models of recycled fabric carpets

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In our blog we have shared many techniques to make t-shirt yarn and recycled fabric carpets, but they’re all so beautiful that it’s hard to decide on one model or another so today we’ll see models of XL carpets to inspire us and choose the one we like the most. Continue reading

How to sew a perfect braid rug

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By combining different colors and making simple 3 strips braids we can create easy carpets with t-shirt yarn. The way to join the braids is to spirally sew them and if we do it neatly with a sewing machine or by hand we can achieve beautiful handmade carpets with a perfect finish. Continue reading

Video: easy carpet with fabric strips in “accordion”

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Seeing this handmade decorative accessory finished, no one would say that it’s easy to make this carpet, however, if you watch the video showing the step by step you’ll notice that not only it’s simple but you can do it without any costs using recycled fabrics or that you can simplify the work using a variety of colors of t-shirt yarn. Continue reading

Rainbow carpet recipe by Helenacc

Rainbow carpet recipe by Helenacc

Today we’ll appreciate another of the original creations of this friend who very kindly shares the step by step of all her work in order for us to learn and create based on her techniques. We’ll see today a “recipe” to make a very colorful and fun t-shirt yarn carpet that inspires its creator “happines and good things” and she wants us to have the same feeling and inspiration. Continue reading

Loom, crochet, geometric: original carpet models

9cWe all know some models of carpets crocheted with t-shirt yarn, but there are many more designs and several ways to make them, as you have seen in our blog. This pink carpet of ywmyfz79 is a carpet model made with a loom that you can find in decoration shops and they are really beautiful. But if you are looking for an original carpet pattern there are many designs to see.
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Rugs made of fabric and wool

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This work by Ristirasti is a good idea to make a colorful rug with a single color fabric, joining the strips with multicolored wool, but you can do it in reverse, using several colors of fabric with black, white or colored wool. This is a nice idea to make rugs out of recycled fabric in a fun way, combining colors of wool and fabric. Continue reading

Chain Braid: The easiest method to make a crochet rug

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Here you have the easiest method to make a crocheted rug that seems to be made with braids and is simply created by making chains with fabric strips and a crochet needle. There is no crochet stitch easier to make and can even be knitted with your hands. Continue reading