Mother Earth Living

Rag Rug: How to Use Rag Rugs in Your Home

Homey and durable, rag rugs offer the added benefit of reusing waste material.

Rag rugs can quickly and easily be made on a loom or with a sewing machine.
Photo Courtesy Alaska Rug Company
Photo By Joe Coca
Look like colorful woven fabric? Guess again. These rugs are woven plastic grocery bags.
Photo Courtesy Homestead Weaving Studio
Rag rugs can be constructed out of a variety of scrap material, even, as pictured here, paper.
Photo Courtesy Homestead Weaving Studio
This simple pleated and shirred rug is made from sewn-together fabric scraps.
Photo By Joe Coca

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