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 They were originally made from scraps of old clothes, sheets & blankets--the original upcycle!.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!
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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!
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