Floristry Meets Rag Rugging

Hello everyone, I’m Olivia, the Ragged Life workshop tutor for the York area. This blog post is a little different from normal as its written by myself rather than Elspeth… We wanted to share a new perspective on the enjoyment and creativity that comes with rag rugging, so here I am ūüėä. I’m originally from …

Rag Rug Fabrics – what can & can’t be used

When I was completely new to rag rugging, I found myself understanding the process and methods fairly quickly and really just wanted to get stuck in straight away. However, a few important questions cropped up as I started gathering ideas and materials for my first project. The main being- what fabric can be used to …

Frequently Asked Rag Rugging Questions

One of the perks of having taught so many wonderful crafters how to rag rug over the years is that I’ve noticed¬†which¬†questions¬†come up time and time again. So, I’ve picked my most frequently asked Rag Rugging questions¬†and have answered them¬†in the hope that they’re¬†both useful and interesting to everyone. If you have any other questions …

How to Wash a Rag Rug

We‚Äôre always being asked about the best way to go about washing rag rugs and finally today we’re going to share some of our tips and advice. Over time rugs get a lot of wear and tear – people tramping¬†back and forth across them, things being spilt and dust simply gathering. Of all the decoration …

How To Make Framed Rag Rug Art

One of the things that sometimes¬†puts people off trying rag rugging for the first time is the thought of having to commit to finishing an entire rug. Well we’re here to tell you that rag rugging doesn’t have to be a labour of love and even the smallest of pieces can look very effective. Now …

How to Make a Rag Rug Wreath

So you may have noticed that in the last month we’ve gone¬†Rag Rug Christmas Wreath mad! And now finally we would like to share the¬†tricks of the trade on how to make a rag rug wreath. Before getting started we recommend you check out our video on the equipment of rag rugging to make sure …