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Quilt Strip Accent Rug


This quick and easy quilt project from Sulky of America creates an accent rug with strips of coordinating fabric. You will need 7 coordinating fabrics for this fun quilt project. This accent rug would make a great holiday gift.

Quilt Strip Rug


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



  • 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


  1. Make a beginning sandwich by layering (spray KK 2000 between layers) one of your fabrics as follows:Quilt Strip Rug

C. Fabric (right side down)
B. Batting
A. Fabric (right side up)

  1. With right sides together, layer (spray KK 2000 between layers);
  • The next strip - right side up
  • The beginning sandwich on top of the first strip
  • Another strip - right side down, facing the beginning sandwich
  • A strip of batting - on top
  1. Using a 1/4" seam, sew along one long edge; flip the strips over so they are both right side out with the batting sandwiched between as illustrated.
  2. Continue adding strips until the rug is the length desired.Quilt Strip Rug 2
  3. Add the binding.
  4. Place rug grip material under the rug to prevent slipping when in use.


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