Cutting Material for a Rag RugAccording to many crafters, when you are cutting the fabric for your rag rug project, cut it lengthwise. Although cutting on the bias may reduce fraying it can cause the fabric to stretch more. This page contains some tips for cutting material for a rag rug.
Making a Pom Pom RugThis is a page about making a pom pom rug. Making a pom pom rug is a fun craft project and a great way to use up leftover yarn.
Making Rug Hooking CraftsThis is a page about making rug hooking crafts. Prior to latch hook rug crafts, hooked rugs were made using fabric, such as burlap or linen, as the base for your project.
Making a Confetti Rag RugMaking a rug is a great project. If you have some leftover rags you could use them to make this rug. This is a page about making a confetti rag rug.
Making a Rug from Polyester Fabric SquaresThis is a page about making a rug from polyester fabric squares. Small squares of polyester material can be sewn together and used to make a unique throw rug.
Making A Latchhook RugThis page is about making a latch hook rug. Rug hooking is accomplished by pulling yarn or cloth through a stiff woven base to create a pattern of your choosing.
Instructions for Making Recycled Woolen MatsWhen I was in America some years ago I met a lady who had made beautiful mats for her home out of woolen recycled skirts, etc. She also used a wooden hook of some kind. The mats were all sizes from a teapot holder to a mat that covered the entire floor of her home.
Making a Rag RugThis is a page about making rag rugs. What better way to reuse and recycle a variety of used fabric than to make a rag rug?
Washable Backing for Rag RugsIs there a suitable washable backing I could use for rag rug making?
How Do I Make a Braided Rug?Does anyone have a pattern for braided rugs?
Making Rugs from Scrap Fabrics and T-ShirtsI was wondering if anyone has directions for creating a rug from fabric scraps? I prefer one that involves sewing rather than crocheting. I like the look of a shag (shaggy) type rug. I am also interested in rugs made from t-shirts. Thanks in advance!
What is a Pineapple Stitch?I was looking for instructions on doing a border on my large rag rug I'm trying to complete and came across this site. I'll have to add it to my favorites. As a matter of fact, I make my rugs just like Grandma made hers. My only problem is, what is a pineapple stitch? I sure hope I can get some answers from the experts on this site.
Fleece Rag Rug is PuckeringI am making a fleece rag rug and it is puckering in the middle. It is already over 3 ft wide so taking it apart is not an option I want to do. How can I take the puckering out? Thanks in advance for any help from all you great crafters out there!
Mary Maxim Rug Hooking Kit InstructionsI am looking for instructions for a mary maxim rug hooking kit. It is called painted daisy #166249. I purchased the stamped rug and yarn from a yard sale but had no instructions. Thank you.
Shag Rag RugI need instructions for Shag Rag Rug,(not Braided or sewn).
Painting An Area RugRecently watching Sensible Chic on HGTV, I saw where they "painted" a beige area rug with red paint to form a checkerboard pattern. They didn't say how it was done, but the rug looked great on the TV.
Making a Rug Out of SocksMaking a Rug Out of Socks. I cannot find step by step instructions on how to make a rug out of unmated socks, i seen this in an old book years ago it was really simple, but cannot find it now.
Making Braided or Hooked RugsMaking Braided or Hooked Rugs I would like some information on either braided rugs or hooked rugs. My mom used to make braided rugs but she is gone so need some help.