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from Sugar Bee Crafts

Rag Rug Tutorial

Rag rug tutorial, maybe I should do this instead of the braided rug, this would be way quicker!

Twined rug, with instructions... great way to upcycle jeans and other clothes (cut into strips for "rags" for rugs!)


‘Rags to Richesse,’ Moroccan Rugs at Cavin-Morris

The style in question is called boucherouite, (pronounced boo-shay-REET) a word derived from a Moroccan-Arabic phrase for torn and reused clothing. The carpets it describes, made by women for domestic use, are basically variations on the humble rag rug, without the humility.

from Day to Day Adventures

Rags to Rugs - How to join fabric without sewing

A handy trick! How to join fabric together without sewing. This is essential to know for making rag rugs! -

from Pioneer Settler

How to Make a Rag Rug, The Homestead Tradition Lives On

Learn how to make a rag rug out of your leftover fabric scraps, or old tarnished clothes and rags! It's a great fun way to recycle and repurpose. You'll love this old homesteading tradition. How to Make a Rag Rug I'll get to the tutorial.... But first, a story:

from King Soleil

Crochet Rug Pattern and Tutorial

UPCYCLED CROCHET RUG HOW-TO WITH PATTERN Of all the upcycling I do, this is by far my favorite: a circular crochet rug.  There is something so satisfying when t

This rug, from Pleasant Hill, Kentucky, shows an exuberant decorative pattern not found in rug designs of the New England communities. Shakers used several techniques for rug-making, including braiding, tufting, and shirring. In each case, wool threads or pieces of woolen cloth were sewn to a cloth base. This rug was made with dyed rags shirred and sewn to a gunny sack backing. Shaker rugs were often colorful and the designs lively.