I came across Serpent Sea handwoven mats by Sophie Aschauer on Madewell’s blog. (By the way, are you familiar with that shop, Madewell? I want ALL the things…)

I love to see mats or rugs that people make themselves by hand because it’s such a lost art. The ropes are reclaimed sailing ropes and Sophie knots them into these beautiful rugs.

All of her rugs are named after “four of the most infamous pirates from the 17th century“: Bonny, Drake, Kiligrew, and  Morgan. Aren’t these beautiful?

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