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Question:

what fabric to use for a rag rug?

I would like to make a rag rug what type of fabric is the best to use?

Answer:

Most rag rugs that i have encounter have been made from cotton. Most likely from scraps of cotton tee shirt fabric. You can find old tee shirts anywhere; ie. goodwill shops, consignment, thrift, tag/yard sales. Or you can buy cheap new ones anywhere and start cutting them up. Otherwise i would use any scrap pieces of any type of fabric that you can find or buy cheap. Hope this helps! Good Luck and have fun!
Aug 23, 2017
Kay's answer is the perfect. i exploit a rotary cutter, a metallic ruler and a slicing mat to cut back strips. I fold the cloth in 0.5 then in 0.5 again. caution- a fabric rotary cutter is quite sharp. do not go away it round young children. be careful even as utilizing it.
Aug 23, 2017
I made one once using old sheets that we'd used for painting walls. Neat colors combos. So they were cotton if I remember right.
Aug 23, 2017
A combination of old tee shirts and towels work nicely. They offer different textures and are readily available. Hope that helps!
Aug 23, 2017
Anything washable
Aug 23, 2017

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