Sewn and Cross-Stitched Rugs
Information for Sewn and Cross-Stitched Rugs.
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Basic Techniques, from BellaOnline´s Sewing Editor, Tamara Bostwick.
Book Review - Decorating Fabric
Looking for floorcloth painting ideas? Fabric dyeing techniques? A new pattern for a sewn rug? This book is filled with hundreds of pictures and written instructions explaining different fabric painting and dyeing techniques.
Book Review - Magic Carpets
If you are interested in latch-hooked or cross-stitched rugs, “Magic Carpets – 30 Easy to Make Rug Designs”, written by Melinda Coss and Sylvie Soudan in 1989, is a good informational book.
Country Living Country Decorating
If you love country decorating, you’ll love this book. It’s packed with pictures of living rooms, dining rooms, kitchens, entrances, bedrooms and outdoor spaces. Looking for ways to display your rugs? Lots of ideas here! Includes instructions for making Penny Rugs.
How to Add Fringe with a Latch Hook
Instructions for adding fringe to a latch hook or cross stitch rug.
Colorful rugs made by the quilting method, applying several picture layers to a background made of coating material
Sew A Rag Scrap Rug
Here is directions for SEWING a rug with a nice deep three inch pile made from knit rag scraps or tee shirts.
The Craft Of Hand Made Rugs Rugmaking Homepage | Editor's Picks Articles | Top Ten Articles | Rugmaking Site Map
This book includes patterns for four braided rugs, a scalloped door mat (sewn tongue rug), a knitted rug, a crocheted rug, a hooked rug, a needle woven rug and two color plans for colonial woven rag rugs. Written in 1914 by Ami Mali Hicks, it’s now available for free in the Google Library.
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