Strip and Flip Accent Rug

 


Finished Size: 20-1/2" x 42"

Project Overview

Beverly Morris designed this "quick and easy", strip-and-flip accent rug to accompany the entire matching holiday collection of quilted projects, including:
Wall or lap quilt
Tree skirt
Mantel or shelf cover
Corded baskets
and more!

All projects with step-by-step instructions are from the book Quick and Easy Weekend Quilting with Sulky.

Below is a collage photo of many of these projects.

About the Artist

Beverly Morris - Co-Owner of Abigayle's Quiltery.

Co-Owner of Abigayle's Quiltery in Cleveland, OH. She has been a sewing fanatic her entire life. When she discovered quilting, she became completely enthralled. She is a pattern designer as well as a Plaff Certified Teacher.

Visit thier webpage at abigayles.com.

Supplies

All strips are cut across the fabric, selvage to selvage, assuming 42" of usable fabric. Cut off all selvages.
  • 1/2 yd. each of 7 coordinating fabrics
  • 1/2 yd. for binding
  • Batting - at least 21" x 54"
  • Sulky KK 2000 Temporary Spray Adhesive
  • Machine Needle - 14/90 Topstitch
  • Rug grip material for use under the rug to prevent slipping
  • General Sewing Supplies

Cutting

  • Cut (6) 2-1/2" strips from each of the 7 fabrics
  • Cut these strips in half so each measures 2-1/2" x 21" long
  • Cut (21) 2-1/2" x 21" strips of batting

Sewing

  1. Make a beginning sandwich by layering (spray KK 2000 between layers) one of your fabrics as follows:
    C. Fabric (right side down)
    B. Batting
    A. Fabric (right side up)
  2. With right sides together, layer (spray KK 2000 between layers);
    • The next strip - face up
    • The beginning sandwich
    • Another strip - face down
    • A strip of batting - on top
  3. Using a 1/4" seam, sew down the length; smooth strips open as illustrated.
  4. Continue adding strips until the rug is the length desired.
  5. Add the binding.
  6. Place rug grip material under the rug to prevent slipping when in use.