Sewn and Cross-Stitched Rugs

Information for Sewn and Cross-Stitched Rugs.

BellaOnline Dyeing - Spinning star
Learn to dye yarn with Bella Online´s Spinning Editor, Llyn Payne.

BellaOnline Quilting star
Learn to quilt with BellaOnline´s Quilting Editor, Judie Bellingham.

BellaOnline Sewing - Basic Techniques star
Basic Techniques, from BellaOnline´s Sewing Editor, Tamara Bostwick.

Book Review - Decorating Fabric star
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 star
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 star
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 star
Instructions for adding fringe to a latch hook or cross stitch rug.

Quilted Rug star
Colorful rugs made by the quilting method, applying several picture layers to a background made of coating material

Sew A Rag Scrap Rug star
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 star
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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