Transformation: Climbing Rope to Rug

by DIY Maven

created at: 05/16/2011

I'm not a climber, so I was not aware that climbing ropes are (a) really expensive and (b) have a shelf life. Used or unused, there seems to be a general consensus among climbers that they only last about 5 years. So, what does one do with a $200 climbing rope after it's beyond its efficacy? Turn it into a rug, of

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Knot Another No-Sew Pillow Slipcover (The Package Pillow)

by DIY Maven
This no-sew pillow slipcover idea is for people who not only don’t own a needle or thread but don’t know what they are.
What You Need                                  What You Don’t Need
Ugly square pillow of your choice            Needle

Fabric: approximately twice the              Thread
    dimensions of the pillow,
    so about 40" square fabric
    for 20" pillow.



Nice Package

Lightweight cotton works great for this method.  Lay your fabric wrong...

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