Hand-Braided T-Shirt Rug - Pepper

Soft, recycled T-shifts are reborn in these lovely braided rugs.
created by

Laurine Seymour

$194.00 $ 99.99

created by

Laurine Seymour

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Soft, recycled T-shirts are reborn as lovely braided rugs, extending their use for years to come. Laurine Seymour took her inspiration from Industrial Revolution-era woven textiles and sought to create a durable and well-crafted rug out of salvaged materials. She gets the shirts from local thrift stores and then slices the stretchy, cotton fabric into slender strips. She braids the "threads" into a tight, flat coil, and then tucks the ends in for a neat finish. The remarkable craft and uniformity of her rugs makes them well-sited to creative pairings in your home. Place a rug in your kitchen or living room to center the space, or warm up any entryway while providing guests a pretty spot to stow their shoes. Handmade Otisville, NY.

Click here to see the Hand Braided T-shirt Rug in cream.

Due to the recycled and handmade nature of this item, each is unique and will vary.


Made in New York

Exclusively for UncommonGoods

I have been making rugs for almost 6 years now – that’s over 600 rugs to date! My rugs are predominantly made from up-cycled t shirts that I purchase from local charities as part of my business' mission to be an eco-friendly company. The t shirts are carefully washed and then meticulously braided by hand. Finally, I sew each one together on a heavy duty machine. My rugs are incredibly durable yet so soft on the feet and made to last for years. I truly hope you love and enjoy your rug as much as I did creating it!

Handmade Recycled Exclusive Made in the USA
Made from
recycled cotton
Small: 28"-29" dia.; Large: 46"-47" dia.
Machine wash cold, front loader only; tumble dry half way, finish flat, reshape while damp.
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Great rug - perfect size


The floor in my bedroom gets really cold in the winter between the bed and the window (small apartment). I was looking for a small rug to fit the space but most were 2 X 3 feet - the 3 feet part being too wide and then I came across this rug. It was the perfect size for my spot, very soft to stand on and my feet are very happy to have a rug instead of standing on the cold floor. The rug is very well made, I have had it in place about 3 weeks now and all is going well. I was very happy that it uses recycled material, is handmade and the packaging was ECO too! Thanks to the great artist who created it and Uncommon Goods for carrying it.



Hand-Braided T-Shirt Rug - Pepper

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