A vintage and unique decoration perfect for any time of the year
This craft is a shag rug wall decoration. This craft is easy and requires no tufting
carpet gun. It only requires supplies that can usually be found around the
lodge. It adds a cute, vintage touch to any space and can be personalized to your liking.
taste. This craft is also affordable as it only requires a few supplies, which can be
found at any craft store.
• Four thread colors, customizable
• The scissors
• Hot glue
1. Start by cutting out a shape from the cardboard.
This shape can be customized. the
example uses a heart but it can be a star,
circle or even a Wilkes logo, for example.
2. Next, cut the yarn into pieces that are
3 to 4 inches long. Cut a large amount
of these pieces in each color with
roughly equal amounts of each.
You may need more information about the profession
but try to cut a bunch before
3. Take a few pieces of yarn, approximately
six or seven and line them up randomly
color order in your hand evenly. Build
a line about 1 to 1.5 inches long on
hot glue about an inch from the
bottom of the form. With the pieces of
thread still in your hand, place the top of
the pieces on the front hot glue line
it dries. Do not push the wire over
the glue because it will be hot but gently
place them and the wire will stick
let the glue dry. Adjust parts as needed
to fill in the gaps.
Cover the entire bottom of the shape
through with the thread. put another line
of glue about an inch above the existing
thread line and repeat the previous steps
through form. Then repeat this for
cover the whole shape.
4. Around the edges of the shape,
especially curved edges, lay a
glue line and place the wire individually
pieces in random order on it to make
make sure it follows the edge of the shape and
it keeps its shape.
5. Once the whole shape is covered, run
your fingers gently through the yarn.
This will straighten the wire and
remove any stray pieces. Cut any piece
which may seem abnormally long or out of
location. Then cut around the edge of the
shape because parts can hang long and
distort what the shape is supposed to be.
Once the pieces of yarn have been adjusted, the
the decoration of the shag rug is finished. Feel
free to hang it on any wall for fun
and single touch.