Elspeth’s Sustainable September Project Begins…

This September, four very talented full time crafters (@jenerates @cocoonandme @afrayedupcycling and @peasandneedles) and I will take part in a September Sustainability Challenge where we are each making a project of our choice from six balls of blanket edging saved from landfill from the Yorkshire mills. You can read a bit more about the challenge …

Our Rag Rug Materials Explained

Here at Ragged Life, we love nothing more than saving fabrics from going to landfill. That’s why, over the years, the number of rag rug materials that we stock on our Online Shop has got larger and larger. You should see the fabric mountain that is our studio!!! In this blog post, we wanted to …

Blanket Offcuts 1kg Lucky Dip Pack

Our beloved 100% Wool Blanket Yarn has established itself as a staple here at Ragged Life. After discovering it at the Knitting and Stitching Show back in 2018, blanket offcuts have fast become one of my favourite materials to rag rug with. Who can blame me right? It’s gorgeous! Well, recently I made the long …

Craft Storage Makeover – Our Wonderful Wall of Wool!

Us crafters aren’t exactly known for our minimalist living. I’m always saving and rescuing scraps of fabric, beautiful buttons or zips because I just know that they’ll come in handy… some day 🙂 Plus, it helps that you can use just about any old scrap of fabric to rag rug with! With your average crafter, …

Q&A with Donna Mulholland

I first came across Canadian artist, Donna Mulholland online and instantly fell in love with her bright and beautiful hooked wall art! Here is our Q&A and a selection of Donna’s beautiful and bright pieces… Hi Donna! Can you begin by telling us a little bit about yourself and your background?  “I believe that a …