Thursday, April 22, 2010

DIY #2- Chevron Rug


-Duck Cloth
-Black acrylic paint mixed 2:1 with fabric medium
-Paint Brush
-Freezer Paper
-Sewing Machine


1. Fold and sew a 1-2" hem around all the edges of the duck cloth.

2. Cut your freezer paper strips into 2" pieces. Cut those into pieces 3 3/4", 5 5/8", and a few pieces just under 2" squares.

3. Lay the strips out on the rug at one corner. Use a 45 degree angle. Iron it down in rows.

4. In order to space the next row, use the spare strips or a ruler to measure 2" from the top row.

5. Repeat this all the way down.  Paint in the spaces and once done, peel off the freezer paper.

End Result:

a lot more tedious and time consuming but so worth it if you have the patience!

1 comment:

Herself said...

Stephanie, you should submit this to Cheri at It's so very Cheri! She's always looking for great DIY projects. Good job!