Rag Rug Techniques for Beginners

Rag Rug Techniques for Beginners

Elspeth Jackson

  • $10.00

 This is a Ryland Peters and Small book they require an order of 3 mixed and matched

Learn ten different rag-rugging methods and use them to create 30 stylish and practical items for yourself and your home.

In Rag Rug Techniques for Beginners, Elspeth goes through in detail ten of the methods that will help you learn the art of rag rugs, and inspire your craft creativity. Each chapter focusses on a different technique, from Shaggy to Shuttle Hooking, Loopy to Amish Knots, and more. Elspeth will take you through the skills, tools, and equipment you'll need for each one, as well as providing important advice on choices of fabrics and design. She will help you to identify and troubleshoot any common mistakes that you might run into, building for you a strong foundation in the craft. Each chapter includes step-by-step instructions for a traditional rug design and two other projects for yourself or your home, such as placemats, bowls, stuffed toys, garlands, and more, so that you can show off the new skills that you've learned. Using upcycled fabrics, only a few basic tools, and simple techniques, you'll master rag-rugging in no time!