Rag Rugs Crafting: Basic Beginners Guide to Transforming Fabric Scraps into Amazing Looking Rugs (Paperback)

Rag Rugs Crafting: Basic Beginners Guide to Transforming Fabric Scraps into Amazing Looking Rugs By Dorothy Powell Cover Image
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Rag rug is a form of fabric that has been handwoven or braided using pieces of cloth, frequently derived from materials reused or considered waste. The term rag in a rag rug refers to the use of old or leftover fabric scraps, such as used-up clothing and bed linens and other textile materials that would otherwise be thrown away. These scraps are sliced into strips that then become woven, braided or tied together to form a robust and often vibrant ground covering.
Rag rugs have deep roots and can be seen in different cultures of the world. Traditionally, these were simple and economical ways to recycle available materials turning old fabrics into useful items around the home. Rag rug making slowly developed into an art, as crafters tried out different weaving techniques, patterns and designs.
Usually, the making of a rag rug consists in choosing and preparing fabric strips preparation for weaving or braiding with some frame. The final product may differ in scale, form and level of complicacy leaving a broad field for creative activity to those who like practical crafting and DIY activities. Get a copy of the book and learn to make your own rag rug at the comfort of your home.


Product Details
ISBN: 9798877843691
Publisher: Independently Published
Publication Date: January 29th, 2024
Pages: 76
Language: English