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 …

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 …

Original Design Rag Rug Letters

The Ragged Life team have been busy bees over the past couple of month making new rag rug products. One of our favourites is our original-design rag rug letters.  Rag rug letters make the perfect Christmas gift (or secret santa present) as they can be fully customised for the person in mind. You can commission a …

Loopy Rag Rug Design – “Fawkes”

Today I woke to frosty grass, glorious blue sky and a car windscreen that took 20 minutes to clear – winter is coming! This side of Christmas, winter is a time for open fires, mulled wine and crafts galore. Our November rag rug of the month “Fawkes” is a celebration of all these elements. The bright colours …

How to Make a Rag Rug Wreath

So you may have noticed that in the last month we’ve gone Rag Rug Christmas Wreath mad! And now finally we would like to share the tricks of the trade on how to make a rag rug wreath. Before getting started we recommend you check out our video on the equipment of rag rugging to make sure …

Buy a Rag Rug Christmas Wreath today!

Over the past couple of months we’ve been getting into the festive spirit and crafting an army of gorgeous rag rug Christmas wreaths. Until now you’ll have only have been able to buy these lovely pieces if you stumbled across us at a craft fair but finally (yes, finally!) we’ve got round to spreading the …

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 …

Rag Rug Of the Month – Autumn Fall

Our October Rag Rug of the Month “Autumn Fall” is a more traditional style of rag rug than we’re used to doing.  It is almost entirely random in pattern and materials used. Our only aim was to choose colours and fabric that cued autumn (as summer is now sadly behind us). The reds, oranges and greens reminded …