Hand-Braided T-Shirt Rug - Pepper

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

Laurine Seymour

$194.00 $ 134.99

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


from NYC


  • Great Colors
  • Hand Made
  • Recycled Materials
  • Soft
  • Stylish


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      Comments about UncommonGoods Hand-Braided T-Shirt Rug - Pepper:

      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.

      • Fit:
      • Feels true to size
      • Length:
      • Feels true to length
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

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