Rag Rugs, Pillows, and More: over 30 ways to upcycle fabric for the home

Rag Rugs, Pillows, and More: over 30 ways

In this stunning new book, young crafter Elspeth Jackson reinvents the old (and somewhat forgotten) technique of rag rugging to create contemporary and sustainable homeware items from leftover fabrics.In this stunning new book, young crafter Elspeth Jackson reinvents the old (and somewhat forgotten) technique of rag rugging to create contemporary and sustainable homeware items from leftover fabrics. You’ll be amazed at how simple and enjoyable it is to upcycle old and well-loved garments into beautiful rugs, pillows, artworks, bags, and other gifts, using just a few basic tools and some simple techniques. The book is arranged into three chapters: Home includes a selection of projects for fun and easy rugs in a range of colors and styles, as well as a shaggy pillow, draft excluder, wall hanging, and chalkboard frame. Gifts has wonderful ideas for unique items that you can make for friends and family, from a clutch bag to flower hair clips and even a brooch. Finally, Seasonal will inspire you to turn your strips of fabric into decorations and gifts to use at certain times of the year, from a rag-rugged heart for Valentine’s Day, to an unusual spring wreath, and some gorgeous Christmas baubles. With lavish color photographs and clear, step-by-step instructions and artworks, cra...

  • Brand: Cico Books
  • ASIN: 1782493638
  • UPC: 499993902284

M C G Textiles (MCGTD) Rug Canvas Mesh, 24 by 30 by 3.75-Inch, White

M C G Textiles (MCGTD) Rug Canvas Mesh,

MCG TEXTILES-Rug Canvas. This canvas is perfect for hooked rugs or locker hooking. This package contains one 24x36in poly/cotton blend 3.75 mesh Rug Canvas. Made in USA.

  • Color: White
  • Brand: MCG Textiles
  • ASIN: B00114RFKW
  • UPC: 768188644712

How to Make Hand-Hooked Rag Rugs

How to Make Hand-Hooked Rag

Fabric remnants, discarded clothing or specially chosen material can be hooked on to canvas to create wonderful rugs, wallhangings and cushions.

  • ASIN: 085532807X

Rags to Rugs: Hooked and Handsewn Rugs of Pennsylvania

Rags to Rugs: Hooked and Handsewn Rugs of

Rug hooking has been part of American women's household tasks for a long time. In southeast Pennsylvania, frugal sewers saved and shared their textile scraps to create useful, pretty rugs, especially in the late 19th and 20th centuries. To document the region's hooked rug arts, The Heritage Center of Lancaster County conducted the Lancaster County Rug Harvest from 2004 to 2006, which culminated in their lavish exhibit, "Rags To Rugs, Pennsylvania Hooked and Hand sewn Rugs," in 2007. This book serves as a permanent record of these rugs, the Rug Harvest, and the exhibit. The book documents each step and evolving techniques to design, make, sell, and use hooked rugs. It features regional details to look for and credit to many talented people who contributed to the art and its heritage. Over 170 color photographs display the designs, from abstract to botanical and pictorial, and illustrate the styles. Many families have shared this tradition in their homes and proudly display, use, and collect them today. They will find the descriptions here fascinating, and may be inspired to carry the skills forward to future generations.

  • Brand: Brand: Schiffer Publishing
  • ASIN: 0764331256

Loloi REMYRU-17BBML300R Remy Collection Area Rug, 3'0" Round, Blue/Multi

Loloi REMYRU-17BBML300R Remy Collection Area Rug, 3'0" Round,

Hooked in India of 100% wool, the Remy collection is designed to make a big impact in small spaces. Available in 3 foot rounds and accentuated by playful tassels, each piece offers an instant style upgrade for entryways, kitchens, laundry rooms, and bathrooms alike.

  • Color: Blue / Multi
  • Brand: Loloi
  • ASIN: B07F71TBGQ
  • UPC: 885369420207

T-Shirt Treasures, Creating Heirloom Hooked Rugs from the Humble T-Shirt

T-Shirt Treasures, Creating Heirloom Hooked Rugs from the

T-Shirt Treasures is the newest twist on the age-old craft of rug hooking. This book covers everything you need to know to hook beautiful, durable, economical and machine-washable rugs that will last for generations, all from the humble, ubiquitous T-Shirt. With hundreds of color photos and illustrations and easy step-by-step instructions, you'll be hooking T-Shirt Treasures in no time.

  • ASIN: 0997671203

Surgical Cotton Huck Towels Blue 15" X 25" - Pack of 12 Pcs

Surgical Cotton Huck Towels Blue 15" X 25"

The best glass towels money can buy!! Clean Glass, polish chrome, wipe counters, dry dishes Great towels for camping,boating,motor home. Try just once and your hooked. A very popular hard to find item!

  • Color: blue
  • Brand: Quick Service Distributors
  • ASIN: B008QVGA72
  • UPC: 037000440048

Hand Hooked Rugs and Rag Tapestries

Hand Hooked Rugs and Rag

heavily illustrated on every page. History, how to, design.

  • ASIN: B00726R09Y

Nourison Fantasy (FA22) Slate Rectangle Area Rug, 8-Feet by 10-Feet 6-Inches (8' x 10'6")

Nourison Fantasy (FA22) Slate Rectangle Area Rug, 8-Feet

These beautiful transitional rugs are meticulously crafted with high-density, hand-hooked yarns and hand carved for additional texture and dimension. Enchanting designs and colorful hues come together to create a magical ambiance for any interior. This collection is truly a treat for the senses. 70% PET, 30% Acrylic • Hand Hooked

  • Color: Slate
  • Brand: Nourison
  • ASIN: B00A2MHZOA
  • UPC: 099446137265

So You Want to Hook a Rug?; A Study in Scrolls; The Rainbow in Rags; The Gist of Geometrics (Crafting Hooked Rugs)

So You Want to Hook a Rug?; A

  • ASIN: B007JUTITS

Rag Rugs: Contemporary Projects in a Traditional Craft

Rag Rugs: Contemporary Projects in a Traditional

In Rag Rugs, Juju Vail presents the simple and versatile craft of rag rugmaking with verve and style. With 20 original projects using traditional techniques, beginners and experienced crafters can make beautiful and useful objects for the home. How-to illustrations provide instruction, and dozens of full-color photographs of handmade rugs offer inspiration. Rag rugmaking has a place in the very heart of American history. Practiced by homemakers for generations, this easy craft was a practical answer to the need for warmth, decoration and color in the humblest of home settings. Vail describes the evolution of rag rugs and the four traditional techniques - hooking, prodding, braiding and appliqué - and then shares her experience and skill in design, techniques, preparation and finishing. Tools, materials, basic stitches and the practical methods of mounting and lining are all described in detail. At the center of Rag Rugs are Vail's unique designs. An artist with an energetic style and superb command of color, her projects appeal to a wide variety of crafters. From a primitive-style rug for a traditional setting to a contemporary rug for an avant-garde home, readers will find abundant choice and inspiration. Except for materials, Rag Rugs provides everything needed to get start...

  • Brand: Brand: Firefly Books
  • ASIN: 1552093824

Rug Hooking and Rag Tapestries

Rug Hooking and Rag

Rug Hooking and Rag Tapestries [Sep 01, 1980] Wiseman, Ann ...

  • ASIN: 0442206585

Susan Bates 82409 Red Heart Crystallites Acrylic Crochet Hook Set, Size L11/M13/N15/P16

Susan Bates 82409 Red Heart Crystallites Acrylic Crochet

SUSAN BATES-Red Heart Crystallites Crochet Hook Set. These hooks are beautifully colored translucent plastic crochet hooks. Each fun color is a size so you can find the size you need at a glance. Our famous in line head helps reduce wrist motion for fatigue free crocheting and helps you maintain a more consistent gauge. The 8-1/2x3-1/2x1/2in vinyl case is perfect to store your hooks safely. This set includes sizes US L11; M13; N15 and P16 (8mm; 9mm; 10mm and 11.5mm). Imported.

  • Color: L,m,n and P
  • Brand: Susan Bates
  • ASIN: B00114THIA
  • UPC: 073650914522

Beautiful Ragwork: Over 20 Hooked Designs for Rugs, Wall Hangings, Furniture, and Accessories

Beautiful Ragwork: Over 20 Hooked Designs for Rugs,

Using a range of recycled materials from nylon, cotton, lycra, and crimplene to plastic bags, Lizzie Reakes' designs have a wit and originality that will inspire even the most reluctant needlecrafter to reach for his canvas.24 exciting and original projects include:* Shaped hearth rugs* Patchwork squares*Children's activity mats*Sentimental samplers*Wall banners*Muslin curtains*Cushion covers*Shoulder bags*Hair accessories*Ties*And much more!!!Reakes' projects combine hand-hooking and simple applique to eye-catching effect. She explains each project aided by clear step-by-step photographs. And she includes templates for over a dozen designs. With its extensive guide to choosing materials and making the best use of color, pattern, and texture, this is the ideal book for the ragwork enthusiast...and for anyone who wants a stellar introduction to this exciting craft!

  • ASIN: 0312303955

Loloi REMYRU-22HA00300R Remy Collection Area Rug, 3'0" x 3'0" Round, Harvest

Loloi REMYRU-22HA00300R Remy Collection Area Rug, 3'0" x

Hooked in India of 100% wool, the Remy Collection is designed to make a big impact in small spaces. Available in 3 foot rounds and accentuated by playful tassels, each piece offers an instant style upgrade for entryways, kitchens, laundry rooms, and bathrooms alike.

  • Color: Harvest
  • Brand: Loloi
  • ASIN: B07K1SVLT7
  • UPC: 885369440182
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