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How to make rugs

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Published by Doubleday, Page & company in New York .
Written in English

  • Rugs

  • Edition Notes

    A digital reproduction is available from the Open Collections Program at Harvard University, Women and work collection.

    Statementby Candace Wheeler ...
    LC ClassificationsTS1777 .W5
    The Physical Object
    Pagination4 p. 1., 130 p.
    Number of Pages130
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6921423M
    LC Control Number02025916

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You'll Brand: Annie's. Knitted Fabric Rugs, the book In late summerI got a call from Gwen Steege, acquisitions editor for Storey Publishing. She found my work on this website, and then on Pinterest, and she wanted to know if I would write a book about how to make these rugs.

When I first saw these T-shirt rugs, I was intrigued by the idea of making beautiful rugs from worn out shirts.

Upcycling rags into something useful satisfies my penny-pinching nature. They remind me of the braided and crocheted rag rugs my grandmother used to s:   For a beginner, the process is fairly straightforward and if you are able to do some simple crocheting, you can make a rag rug because the most basic and simple technique of crocheting will suffice.

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Push the needle through one end of the floor mat (Image 2). Bring the needle back up through the other floor mat, connecting the two (Image 3).

How to Make a Fleece Rug Learn how to make a fleece rug with these step-by-step instructions. You don’t have to kill an animal for this attractive faux sheepskin rug. Make a Unique Homemade Rug With Recycled Clothing Use these detailed instructions to make a homemade rug with a sturdy braided design using recycled clothing.

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One would need no other book than this to complete a really beautiful one-of-a-kind braided rug/5. For this pattern, the rug is made from old t-shirts and sheets worked in the round to create a rectangular shape.

Make the rug larger by continuing to work the pattern if you like. Each rag rug will turn out slightly different, depending on the materials you use and your own unique way of crocheting.

Rag Rug Video Tutorial. Sugar Bee : Amy Solovay. I love making clothesline rugs because there is no sewing except when you make a little circle at the end of your clothesline to start the rug.

This only takes a couple of stitches and then you are free to just wrap and tuck material in order to get each row to stay together.

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Rug book. Englewood Cliffs, N.J.: Prentice-Hall, © (OCoLC) Document Type. If you are a quilter, buy this book and make the quilt, then hook a rug to go along with it.

And, remember the reverse, if you are a hooker, buy this book, hook a rug and then make the quilt to go along with it.

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All rights reserved. Responsive website by Simple. Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. 81 free craft tutorials on how to make rugs & mats at home, including how to make a rag rug and how to make a mat/rug. Submit your own today!Twined rag rugs are made on frames which hold the warp, but because both the warp and the weft are often made from the same fiber, the frames do not need to be as strong as a floor loom.

Twined Rag Rugs, by Bobbie Irwin, is the book to start with.