Students’ Rag Rug Wreaths

Rag rugging can be a pretty time-consuming craft so I rarely get to see a student finish their project in the class. That’s probably why I get so excited when a former student sends through a photo of their finished rag rug piece. As it’s December, I thought I’d share with you a selection of the wonderful rag rug …

Rag Rug of the Month: Rustle

September’s rag rug of the month is the simple, yet stunning “Rustle”. Rich colours have been used to evoke the sights and sounds of autumnal leaves. We hope you like it!

Rag Rug of the Month: Pepper

This month’s Rag Rug of the Month goes to our gorgeous monochrome rag rug “Pepper”. Inspired by a cool Scandinavian colour pallet, this rug is made up of over 100 different pieces of recycled fabric and took around 80 hours to make. The use of patterned and textured fabrics elevates a very simple colour scheme, giving it depth …

Making a Rag Rug

“Hooked on Rag Rugging” – the story of a rug in production:  I find it positively rewarding and compulsive to turn a pile of old clothes… …into a beautiful and useful item for the home. It can be a real challenge to stay motivated when making a rag rug as they take so many hours …

Rag Rug of the Month: Ammonite

We are pleased to unveil that May’s Rag Rug of the Month is one of our absolute favourites… drumroll please… “Ammonite”. Inspired by the shape of ammonite fossils found in various seaside cliffs across the UK, this fabulously large rag rug creates quite the statement wherever you put it in the home. Made entirely from …

Rag Rug of the Month: Bright & Breezy

With the hint of spring in the air, our March Rag Rug of the Month is “Bright & Breezy”. Handmade using the modern, loopy style of rag rugging, our beautiful and bright rag rug uses a teal and white, checked pattern to dispel the cold feeling of winter. It really pops on a dark wood floor but would look …

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 …

Pink Striped Rag Rug – Posey

Our “Posey” pink rag rug was inspired by the gorgeous Summer flowers in our garden last year.  Why have it as our January Rag Rug of the Month you may be thinking? Well although it may be frosty and blowing a gale outside, looking at this rug never fails to make us feel warm and fuzzy inside …

Ragged Life Rag Rug Cushions

Rag Rug Cushions are a fab way to add a pop of colour and individuality to a room. They are one-off pieces that you’ll never ever see at Mrs. Potts’ house down the road. We find that they even become a talking point of a room! The textured rag rugging gives patterns depth whilst the volume of fabric …

Old Loopy Rag Rug: “Wayward”

For December’s “Rag Rug of the Month” we’ve gone back to where rag rugging began. In the olden days, rag rugs were made using whatever materials could be found as a way to put old odds and ends to better use. Old shirts and cotton tended to be saved for patchwork but woollen jackets, trousers …