a braided rug using embroidery floss, fabric glue (glue that dries
clear) & backing. Pellon type fabric stiffeners make a good
rug backing. It is stiff & thin, so it lies flat & isn't
bulky under furniture. Felt or cotton fabric could also be used.
your pattern directly on backing fabric or on paper to trace later.
Rug can be round, oval, square, rectangle or long rectangle for a
runner. To draw an oval - first, draw a rectangle the size of the
rug you need. Find a jar lid that fits in one end of the
rectangle. Draw around lid for oval end of rug. Repeat for
other end. Round-ended runners can be drawn the same way.