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The Effect of Striped Sheets in a Rag Rug

Posted by Erin Halvorsen on

The Effect of Striped Sheets in a Rag Rug

Hello Rag Rug Enthusiasts, Sometimes a picture is worth a thousand words or in this case 2 pictures. I love using striped sheets in my project and I do not run across as many striped sheets as I would like. If you have not experimented with striped sheets and have passed them up in the thrift store hunt for sheets take a look at a couple pictures that Louise from France was kind enough to share with us. She certainly does beautiful work. Below the pictures are excerpts from her email to me and details that she shared. "I really...

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Rag Rugs by Erin Denim Rug Hints

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Rag Rugs by Erin Denim Rug Hints

This is a denim rag rug that Patty C. from Ohio shared with me. I asked if she would share some details about her denim rag rug.  Patty provided quite a few details that I thought might be very helpful to others taking on the their own denim rug.  Here is the link to my denim rag rug video.                https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F6t-koK7Rxs She used 9 pairs of  recycled blue jeans cut into 1"-1.5" strips. The rug is 22" x 28" in overall size. She used a 22 mm crochet hook that she purchased on www.ragrugsbyerin.com...

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Rag Rugs by Erin Design Ideas

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Rag Rugs by Erin Design Ideas

I am often asked by other rag rug makers my opinion on their projects and my process for designing my rag rugs.  It always comes down to personal preference, what is on my shelf for sheets and what has inspired me to make the rug. Your experience will be somewhat the same. I see so many absolutely gorgeous rag rugs, many I would have never even thought to have made.  I will give you a few ideas of the thought that goes into my planning and designing and provide a link to one of my videos that might help you as...

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