How to Measure Dining Room Rugs

Jan 24th

An area carpet can anchor a sitting area in a dining room, or wrap wooden floors in a bedroom. This can lead to owning carpets that do not really fit in with the interior or color of a room. Making a Dining Room Rugs is one way to solve this problem. An easy way to create a shag carpet, perfect for updating your living room, is by making a hooked carpet. Nothing caps off a dining room design better than a beautiful area rug. But how do you know what size to choose for your dining table?

Soft Dining Table Rugs
Soft Dining Table Rugs

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Before measuring, consider your Dining Rugs shape. Round dining tables require round carpets, rectangular tables for rectangular carpets and so on. Also be sure to account for the extra length a dining table can add. A summary to determine carpet size in your dining room: To keep the chairs on the carpet while people sit, you need a 6-by-9-foot carpet for four chairs, an 8-by-10 foot mat for six chairs and a 9-by-12-foot mat for eight or more chairs.

However, depending on the size of your room the matte dimensions would not be possible. To be sure of the size you need, measure your dining table length and width, and then add three meters to each. This will account for the amount of space an extended chair takes up.  Start in the middle of each side of the carpet. Sew the edge tape to the mat. Fold your corners. Tuck the overlap fabric under 1/2 inches to create a clean edge. Sew past the end. Cut off excess carpet mesh on the back of the carpet.