Braided rugs are antique floor coverings which became popular in the nineteenth century, when people had to use the materials at hand to create items needed at home. If you are interested in making a braided rug as people did long ago, buying fabric store or use pieces of fabric you have at home.
Instructions of make braided rugs
- Cut three long strips of fabric, each two inches (5 cm) wide by 10 feet (3 m) long. Join the strips together at one end using a safety pin.
- Click pin on a piece of cardboard, then hold the cardboard between the knees. This allows you to keep the fabric strips as stationary braids together.
- Braid the three strips of fabric together in a long braid. Keep braiding as hard as you can, this will make the blanket more durable finished.
- Hold the tip of the braid using a second safety pin.
- Long braid wound spirally, then holding the spiral in place with pins along the seams.
- Stitched with nylon thread along the seams secured with pins. The nylon line is clear and durable, allowing the seams are hidden. Put the outer end of the braid under the rug and sew. Remove the pins and place your braided rugs on the floor to use.