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Making a Rag Rug part 2

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Rug making is a old, old art.  They were originally made from scraps of old clothes, sheets & blankets--the original upcycle!. 

These were made as America was young & everything was used and reused until it fell apart.  The toothbrush rug looks like a braided rug but uses about half of the material.  I like using an old time craft to create new useful items in my house.

If you are here because you love rag rugs and you would like to learn the ins and outs of creating your own handcrafted beautiful rug, then keep reading!  I have updated and reposted the original information in the following series.  I want others to learn this creative hobby that produces very functional and beautiful rugs.

Would you like to know now it all went together?  Check out the Rag Rug series!

1.  Reasons to make a rag rug

2.  How much fabric to make a Rag Rug?

3.  How long does will it take to make a Rag Rug?

4.  How to join fabric without sewing

5.  Making the base of your rug

6.  Add rows to the base of the rag rug

7.  Finishing a rag rug and basic rug care

8.  How do I get a needle?

Want all the steps to make a rag rug NOW? You can get an ad-free, printable .pdf for easy to follow instructions that you can take with you anywhere for just $5. 

If you purchase the ebook, then you are getting more detailed explanations than the blog posts but if you want to make rugs for free then just be sure to visit each post!

A printed copy means you don't need to be on the internet to follow the directions.

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