How to Make a Rag Rug Wreath

Rag rug wreaths are one of the easiest and arguably most satisfying rag rug projects to make. They only take a few hours to complete and the colour options and designs are never ending. Don’t believe me? Check out some of our former students’ rag rug wreaths here and one of our traditional Rag Rug …

How To Cut Material Into Strips

Rag rugging involves an awful lot of cutting of material into strips.  This is not only time-consuming but also the less fun part of the craft so we thought we’d share our technique on how to cut material into strips quickly and efficiently. First things first, get the material you’d like to cut up. For …

How To Rag Rug – Loopy

We thought it was about time we put up step by step instructions how to rag rug in the loopy style so here it goes: 1) Get together the materials you need for rag rugging. For full details on all the equipment, head over to our Ragged Life shop at https://raggedlife.com/collections/shop 2) If you have a …

How To Organise Fabric

To make a rag rug you need a lot of fabric which is why most rag rug crafters, ourselves included, hoard old clothing and material like there’s no tomorrow. This is great for when you’re looking for that exact shade of blue and is amazing for encouraging recycling and sustainability but can be a real issue …

Rag Rugging Equipment

I thought it was about time I did a little intro into the simple but essential equipment needed for rag rugging. There are really only four items you need: hessian, a hook, material & sharp scissors but I’ve covered gauges below as well as they will transform your life if you choose to do a …