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 wreaths that students have sent me recently – I’m always in awe of how creative people are with such a relatively small project!
If you’ve finished a rag rug wreath and would like to send me a photo then please do! I’ll add it to the gallery so more students can be inspired by your craftiness 🙂 If you feel inspired to make one or maybe a few rag rug wreaths after seeing what others have made then you can buy a Ragged Life Rag Rug Wreath Kit here or, if you already have the tools, you can buy the hessian, backing board and instructions here 🙂
I hope you enjoy the variety of the wreaths below and I can’t wait to see mine in pride of place over Christmas!
Christine’s Traditional Christmas wreath looks gorgeous against this white door.
Janet used lovely warm colours for her wreath.
Gina added extra details to her rag rug wreath to make it even more festive. I think you’ll agree, the ribbon looks just great!
Bee decided to make her rag rug wreath into a unique centrepiece!
Louise is the first student I had combine loopy and shaggy techniques in her wreath.
Joyce’s wreath could be up in the house any time of the year.
I think Victoria’s wreath proves just how great green gingham looks in the background!
I absolutely love the bright pink in the centre of Shamila’s flowers – they lift the blues beautifully.
Deborah’s classic Christmas wreath was made for her sister. She’s got a few more rag rug wreaths to make yet!
Carolyn attached a lovely tartan bow onto the bottom of her rag rug wreath to make it even more festive 🙂
Cherry used gingham buttons in the centre of her flowers to make them pop.
I’ve been a silly billy and forgot to make a note of who sent me the photo of this lovely wreath – please do claim it if it was you!
Tricia made two wreaths but this one was her favourite.
Tricia made two wreaths – she added mini baubles to this one for a bit of sparkle.
Julia has her traditional wreath up at Christmas.
Aneeta started this jolly festive wreath in my first ever rag rug workshop at Le Salon Privé in St. Margaret’s in South West London.
Aneeta’s mum, Sunita, made this lovely rag wreath using Christmas fabric she had stored at home. So festive!
Juliet made this lovely festive Christmas wreath and put baubles in the centres of her flowers to make them pop – what a great idea!
Jane made a very traditional wreath out of her fabric odds and ends. I particularly like how the red and gold stands out against the dark greens.
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So, I hope you’ll agree that those are some pretty unique and striking rag rug wreaths. If you’d like to make a wreath for yourself then you can buy a Ragged Life Rag Rug Wreath Kit here or, if you already have the tools, buy the hessian, backing board and instructions here 🙂
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