Braided Towel Rug

Who says towels don’t belong on the floor? Follow these steps for transforming towels into a rug.

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Materials and Tools:

3 different-colored cotton towels, washed and dried
scissors
needle
strong thread

Steps:

1. Cut the towels into 1-inch strips.

2. Take one strip of each of the three colors and sew the three ends together.

3. Braid the three strips together.

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4. When that strip is completed, sew three more strips onto that braid and continue braiding. Continue with the rest of the towel strips to create a very long braid.

5. Once you have a braid that’s long enough braid, coil the strips into an oval shape on a flat surface.

6. Starting in the center of the rug, sew the braids to each other so the rug doesn’t uncoil.

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