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Can Making a Rag Rug Be Therapy for a Brain?

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Can Making a Rag Rug Be Therapy for a Brain?

It is time for me to share another great rag rug story.  Tracy from Ohio now living in Ontario had a stroke and turned to rag rug making for part of her recovery therapy. Tracy has shared with me in a few emails. Tracy writes: "By all means use in your blog, I think that's great. It is therapy and for others who know someone who has TBI or stroke, I hope they try it. I am going to ask to speak at the local Stroke recovery groups. Every step no matter how big or small is one step toward...

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Rag Rug Charity Projects (Rag Rugs by Erin Blog/Newsletter)

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Rag Rug Charity Projects (Rag Rugs by Erin Blog/Newsletter)

This was posted on my YouTube Feed "Lost Art of Braid-in Rag Rug".  I thought I would share with my Blog/Newsletter followers.  It is about a group of crafters making rag rugs and donating the proceeds or rugs to help others. What a lovely, caring and worthwhile activity.  "Just want to you know, there's a group of international ladies in Guangzhou, China, who do crafting projects together each week. Many of the gals like to do projects together that we then sell and donate the money to charity. This week we're going to learn to make braided rugs using your...

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