Q&A with Textile Artist Simone Elizabeth Saunders

I came across the work of textile artist Simone Elizabeth Saunders online and was instantly intrigued by her bold designs. Her rugs and wall hangings are truly unique. Here we’ve shared our Q&A from February of this year with the talented lady herself along with a selection of Simone’s beautiful and bright pieces… Hi Simone …

Upholstering a rag rug chair

My mum and I started out 2020 with the intention to push the boundaries of what we could rag rug over the year. So far, I’ve upholstered a rag rug ottoman, made a rag rug jacket and covered a laundry tub with a beautiful rag rug sleeve. It’s been a proper year of experimentation.  Amongst smaller projects, …

Q&A with Textile Artist Hannah Kwasnycia

As you know, this year we’ve ventured in many new directions within the textile world. Amongst my exploring, I came across the stunning embroidery work of talented artist Hannah Kwasnycia. Her beautiful use of colour and texture really intrigued me and I was eager to learn more about Hannah’s creative process. So here it is… …

Q&A with Textile Artist Laura Salamy

Earlier this year, I had the pleasure of talking virtually to textile artist Laura Salamy about her incredible work. I am intrigued by her unique rug designs and was keen to find out more about her creative process. So, here it goes… Hi Laura Salamy! Would you mind telling us a little about yourself and …

Q&A with Textile Artist Larry Weyand

When I first saw the textile work of talented artist Larry Weyand, I was particularly intrigued by their creativity. I was keen to find out more about Larry Weyand’s creative process and gain an insight into the inspiration behind their incredibly unique pieces. I am very excited to share what I found out, so here …

15 Easy Craft Projects to Keep You Busy During Isolation

If this worldwide lockdown has provided us with anything then it is the gift of time. I know how often I hear myself saying ‘I wish I had a little extra time in the day to start that’ or ‘if only I had the spare time to finish this’. Now, most of us have so …

Visit us at the Alexandra Palace Knitting & Stitching Show 2017

The Knitting & Stitching Show 2017: Oh my golly gosh! Wherever has the time gone? It feels like only yesterday that I was booking a stand to display my Ragged Life wares at the Alexandra Palace Knitting & Stitching Show 2017 and now it’s only a couple of weeks away (11th-15th October)… eek! This is …