The Largest Ever Rag Rug Workshop?

In the last two weeks I was lucky enough to team up with the lovely ladies of the Buckinghamshire WIs to run what I think are two of the largest rag rug workshops ever run in the UK… and possibly in the world. Over the course of two days I had a whole lotta fun …

Highlights from CHSI Stitches

Last week I was up at the NEC in Birmingham for my first ever craft trade fair… CHSI Stitches. Although I was there to sell my rag rug kits and tools into craft shops across the country, I couldn’t help taking advantage of a quiet moment to explore the fair and see what other crafty …

The Handmade Christmas Fair 2015

Wow, so there is now officially less than one week left before the Ragged Life team make our merry up to Manchester for the Kirstie Allsopp Handmade Christmas Fair… eek… so much to do!!! If you find yourself in the Manchester area over the weekend (20th-22nd November, 2015) then we’d love for you to pop …

Rag Rugging at Alexandra Palace

Last week craft enthusiasts flocked to Alexandra Palace in North London for one of the biggest craft events of the year – the Knitting & Stitching Show (www.theknittingandstitchingshow.com). A few months earlier, the Ragged Life team had been asked to run rag rug workshops at the event so armed with hoards of fabric, latch hooks aplenty …

The Kirstie Allsopp Handmade Fair

Last weekend we made our merry way down to the fabulously gorgeous Hampton Court Palace for the Kirstie Allsopp Handmade Fair and boy were we in for a treat. Over the three days we met over 10,000 craft enthusiasts and introduced many of them to the joys of rag rugging. Thank you to everyone who …

The World’s Longest Rag Rug

Last week the Ragged Life team travelled down the road to Hatfield House, Hertfordshire to teach crafters from far and wide how to rag rug at the fabulous Living Crafts Fair (http://www.livingcrafts.co.uk/). There are few sights more impressive than when Hatfield House comes into view down the tree-flanked drive and we couldn’t have asked for a lovelier …

The Renegade Spring Fair, 2015

Originating in the USA, the Renegade Craft Fair showcases products from the best and brightest designer / makers from each area it visits. Although the Renegade Christmas Fair has become well established in London and has built up a loyal following, the Renegade Spring Fair was the first of its kind in the UK. Ragged Life was lucky …

Rag Rugging at the Knitting & Stitching Show

Twice a year knitters, stitchers, crafters and general creatives descend on the mecca of all crafting fairs for beautiful fabrics, gorgeous wool, specialist equipment and general inspiration. Well this year Ragged Life were lucky enough to be selected as expert tutors, teaching rag rugging at The Knitting & Stitching Show. Below are a few photos from our …

Rag Rug Team Building Workshops

If you’re looking for a slightly quirky, hands-on and downright fun team-building event for your work then look no further than a Ragged Life Rag Rug Team Building Day or Half Day. Give your colleagues the opportunity to learn a simple and sustainable craft whilst bonding over tea, coffee and biscuits. Depending on what you fancy, we …

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 …