Friday, January 19, 2018

Rag Rug Pattern: Half Row Weaving


I've been working on a new RAG RUG PATTERN. . .couldn't wait to show you. . .For the tutorial and tips on what NOT to do (yes, I made a boo-boo). . .CLICK HERE TO READ MORE. . .


 



Sunday, January 14, 2018

We're Open for Business. . .Again



 


Winter is in full swing and dumping all kinds of precipitation on us,
but in spite of the freezing temps. . .

WE'RE OPEN FOR BUSINESS. . .

Truthfully, we've been open for over a week, but many have inquired. . 
so I thought I'd drop in and make it official. . .

Just click on your choice in the right hand column. . .

and. . .

THANKS FOR SHOPPING WITH US. . .




Monday, January 8, 2018

Mini Rag Rug Loom



I love this Mini Rag Rug Loom.
It's so much FUN!
The loom is perfect for trying your hand at rag rugging
 before you invest in a larger one. . . .
Perfect for teaching the art of weaving, too. . . .
Or as a gift to a crafty friend!


The MINI LOOM is constructed of Top Grade Wood and Coated Nails. . .Hardware and Instructions are included. The finished size is approximately 6"X8" 
  $15, plus $10 shipping & handling

MINI RAG RUG LOOM

 
** Please note: Postal rates are for most of the contiguous United States.
 If you live in Alaska, Hawaii, Washington State, Oregon,
Maine, New Hampshire, or Connecticut, postage will possibly
run more. Please email us for a quote for any of these states
before clicking the BUY button.
 
THANKS FOR SHOPPING WITH US!







Monday, April 17, 2017

NEW: ADJUSTABLE Rag Rug Loom



John's ADJUSTABLE RAG RUG LOOM will allow you to make many, many sizes of RAG RUGS just with one loom! . .Use your old clothes, old jeans, left-over fabric, plastic bags, t-shirts. . .almost anything that can be woven with the twining technique. . .

This LARGE FRAME will make a rug approximately 31" X 47". To adjust the size, simply move the cross-bar and/or the vertical steel rods to the numerous drilled holes and eye screws. . .Make narrow runners for your table or large rugs for the door. . .John attempted to list all the sizes you could weave. . .but. . .gave up at 40!!!!

Still don't have the size you want? . . just drill more holes to move the bars and rods around. . .So SIMPLE. . .

Learn more about this method of making rugs at:
and Rag Rug Inspiration

and see more photos of this loom at: 
The Country Farm Home 

Loom comes with INSTRUCTIONS for assembling the loom 
and for weaving. 
All hardware is included also.

Loom Adjusted to a Smaller Size

Your FULL FRAME FINISHED rug  will measure
approximately 31" x 47"
Wood frame. Coated Nails.
All hardware is included.
Assembly required.
Instructions for weaving included with the purchase.

ADJUSTABLE RAG RUG LOOM
$80, plus $27 shipping & handling


** Please note: Postal rates are for most of the contiguous United States.
 If you live in Alaska, Hawaii, Washington State, Oregon,
Maine, New Hampshire, or Connecticut, postage will possibly
run more. Please email us for a quote for any of these states
before clicking the BUY button.


Thanks for shopping with us!

 




Wednesday, March 29, 2017

One Million Pillowcase Challenge & Patterns Link



"COMFORT THEY CAN HUG"
 713,357 PILLOWCASES and counting. . .

 Have you heard about the
 1 Million Pillowcase Challenge hosted by American Patchwork & Quilting?
It means so much to a child who is sick or in need. . .Cuddling up with his or her personal pillow has brought comfort to thousands of children already. . .


I first heard about this pillowcase project on Sewing With Nancy a couple of years ago. . .and have enjoyed following the movement ever since. . .I have been inspired and proud to be a part of it. . .Most of all, I love the smiles that break out on recipients faces. . .It makes every hour sewing worthwhile. . .
 
The pillowcases are quick and easy to make. . .Mixing and matching the fabrics is part of the fun. . .Make each pillowcase the same or no two alike. . .Use your creative sewing skills. . .maybe one of your favorite patchwork patterns for the band. . .You are only limited by your imagination.

Choose your own charity for the donation. . .or you may participate through the numerous stores sponsoring their own choice of charities. . .The only thing asked of you is that you record your pillowcases on the One Million Pillowcase Challenge website. . .

Make a Pillowcase. Make a Difference.
Here's how you can help:
1. Find a participating shop (or pick a charity of your own)
2. Make a case (or several!)
3. Be sure your donation counts! Update our online pillowcase counter
 by logging in here and adding your number, 
or send an email to millionpillowcases@meredith.com 
and we'll add your number to our tally!
 
For more information, visit:
ONE MILLION PILLOWCASE CHALLENGE

You'll find FREE PATTERNS for at least 40 different pillowcases at their website. . .or make up your own. . .The website is packed with TUTORIALS, VIDEOS, and PHOTOS for inspiration. . .TEACHING MATERIALS for kids who want to participate can be found there, too.


Come on. . .Send your LOVE. . .Make someone SMILE. . .and
I GUARANTEE  it will make you SMILE, too. . .