5 Questions a Rag Rug Beginner may Have

The latest member of the Ragged Life team is the lovely Emma from Hitchin. Emma is completely new to the world of rag rugging, so we thought we’d take advantage of her fresh eyes to find out what burning questions a rag rug beginner may have when they first start out. But, before we get started …

Ragged Life Rag Rug Kits – Our New Range

Rag Rug Kits – Our New Ragged Life Range: We’re excited to share with you the latest Ragged Life Rag Rug Kit Range in all its glory. Our kits are designed for complete rag rug beginners to buy convenient kits with all the tools and instructions they need to be able to complete one of …

Our New Ragged Life Rag Rug Spring Tool

After over a year of development, our Ragged Life Rag Rug Spring Tool is finally here and this is what it looks like in all its glory: In this blog post we thought we would share with a little about the tool, the story behind it and why we’re so darn pleased that we’ve finally …

Frequently Asked Rag Rugging Questions

One of the perks of having taught so many wonderful crafters how to rag rug over the years is that I’ve noticed which questions come up time and time again. So, I’ve picked my most frequently asked Rag Rugging questions and have answered them in the hope that they’re both useful and interesting to everyone. If you have any other questions …

How to Clean a Rag Rug – Dos & Don’ts

In case you are new to the Ragged Life Blog, I’m Elspeth Jackson, author of Rag Rugs, Pillows & More… hello! I may be relatively young for a rag rugger, but over the fifteen years I’ve been rag rugging, I’ve made hundreds of upcycled rag rug creations, ranging from rugs and cushions to draft excluders …

Rag Rugging Equipment

I thought it was about time I did a little intro into the simple but essential equipment needed for rag rugging. There are really only four items you need: hessian, a hook, material & sharp scissors but I’ve covered gauges below as well as they will transform your life if you choose to do a …