Behind the Scenes at Ragged Life: Off to the Mills!

This past fortnight has sure been a busy one. I think everyone has been snuggled up inside crafting, so online orders have been busy busy busy. As well as sending out your Ragged Life orders, here’s what I’ve been up to… Rag Rug Demo on Hochanda: This past couple of weeks involved a lot of …

Q&A with Textile Artist Rebecca Holley

Towards the end last year, I had the pleasure of talking virtually to textile artist Rebecca Holley about her incredible work. After coming across her artwork on Instagram, I was immediately intrigued by her vibrant rug designs and was keen to find out more about her creative process. So, here it goes… Hi Rebecca Holley! Would …

Behind the Scenes at Ragged Life: Round 1 Book Projects… Done!

The past couple of weeks have been extremely full on here at Ragged Life. I had to submit the first ten projects for my new rag rug book and was crafting from dusk til dawn to get them done. Rugs aren’t the quickest projects to make it has to be said! The good news is …

Our Ragged Life Rag Rug Plans 2021…

Happy New Year from all of us here at Ragged Life! Last year’s New Year’s blog post reflected back on highlights of the previous year, but in the spirit of exorcising 2020 from my psyche, I’ve decided to skip the “looking back” section this year and focus purely on the looking forward part. I’ve got …

Tartan rag rugs: Tartan is the new black…

We’ve been saving beautiful, woollen selvedge offcuts from the Yorkshire mills for a couple of years now and still the novelty of picking up yet another batch of soft and cuddly yarn hasn’t worn off yet. I think it’s because it’s exciting not knowing what different colours and patterns we’ll get each time we visit. …

Q&A With Textile Artist Liz Alpert Fay

I came across the incredible work of textile artist Liz Alpert Fay on Instagram. It was her unique designs that really caught my eye. Therefore I was particularly excited when Liz Alpert Fay agreed to share more about her amazing textile work. I am looking forward to showcasing what I found out with you and …