here are many more addictive weaving tutorials to try this summer which you can even learn online. You can find websites with videos where the whole process can be viewed. Weave beads on your clothes and even decorate your homes with your weaved articles.
Making rag rugs is a project that can be customized in a lot of ways. Your choice of material, how wide you cut your strips of fabric and the size of the loom are all factors that affect the look and feel of the rug when it is finished.
In medieval times, woven tapestries were hung from the interior walls of castles to insulate kings from the cold, and they were a status symbol of wealth and prestige. Today, they come with a modern twist -- showcasing bright colors and playful patterns -- in the form of decorative throw pillows, personal accessories, and even more recently, wall hangings.
Waste not, want not. Repurpose your old bed sheets into a woven rag rug to get a soft and durable new area rug. Neat-O! I don’t know how I have so many sheets laying around that aren’t a part of a set but with this DIY I am glad that I do. I have woven scarves and T-shirts before but never a rug. Let’s try it! There is an amazingly detailed tutorial that will help make sure we end up with a great rug.Follow the link...CraftPassion - Woven Rag Rug TutorialImage Credit: craftpassion.com
I have a fun book called Rags: Making a Little Something Out of Almost Nothing, written by sisters Linda and Stella Allison and published in 1979. One of the best ideas in the book is making yarn out of old t-shirts. Here are the very simple instructions I used the yarn from four t-shirts and…
My First Rag Rug! About 6 Queen Flat Sheets. When ripping a strip off of the sheet don’t rip it all the way off. Instead leave it attached about 1-2 cm and then rip the fabric back the other way. By doing this you will create one long strip which eliminates having to attach each strip together. - your-craft.co
My First Rag Rug! About 6 Queen Flat Sheets. When ripping a strip off of the sheet don’t rip it all the way off. Instead leave it attached about 1-2…