My New Wapping Flat

A month ago or so I upped sticks from my beautiful countryside flat in Great Wymondley to move into London with my partner in crime, Christian. I really loved my old flat, especially in the summer, so any new flat would have quite a lot to live up to. We set out with a few criteria in mind …

Ragged Life in Mollie Makes!

We’re so excited that our denim rag rug was featured in Issue 71 of Mollie Makes last week. Our classic denim rag rug is one of the designs included in the rugs section of our new book “Rag Rugs, Pillows & More” and makes a lovely addition to any home. If you decide to give this project a go then we …

The Ragged Life Hertfordshire HQ

Hello lovely crafters! We thought it was about time we gave those of you who haven’t had the chance to pop down to our Ragged Life Hertfordshire HQ a bit of a peek of what it’s like in our studio so here it goes! One of the most important parts of any successful studio space is …

Ragged Life feeling the love!

The Ragged Life team have seriously been feeling the love having been featured in some truly great craft magazines in the past couple of months. Most recently we’ve been featured in Issue 6 of Simply Sewing Magazine (www.simplysewingmag.com) which is out today (16/07/15). So if you’re looking for exciting projects to tide you over the British …

The Rise of the Rag Rug

We’re excited and honoured to have been featured in Sandra Smith’s “From Junk to Jewels” article in this month’s edition of Hertfordshire Life. The piece focusses on the wonderful world of upcycling, showcasing our Ragged Life wares amongst gorgeous patchwork chairs from Kelly Swallow (www.kellyswallow.com), fabulous shabby chic furniture from Brand Designs Online and Love and …

Rag Rug Blogger Workshop

Yesterday I had the pleasure of teaching some of London’s best and brightest craft and lifestyle bloggers how to get their rag rug on and boy did they pick it up quickly! Zoe from Craft Candy, H & Sammy from Live It. Love It. Make It.,  Becky from The Spirited Puddle Jumper, Emily from Incurably …

A Brief History of Rag Rugs

Our beloved craft of rag rugging is fairly well known nowadays in the crafting world, and seems to be, slowly but surely, making a comeback. I’d even hope to make the bold claim that here at Ragged Life we’ve had a hand in making more of the public aware of, and even take up the …