Beesker recommends 'Rugmaker's Homestead'as the world's
best website on
Rag Rug Making
ABOUT RUGMAKER'S HOMESTEAD
Rugmaker's Homestead is a website about
traditional rag rug making, including hundreds of historical methods of making
rag rugs, many of which have become lost.
The main sections of the website are: Welcome to the Homestead, Articles for the
Rugmaker, Who We Are, Ordering and Catalog, and Finding Rug Makers and Rug
There is an illustrated Rag Rugs Tour, with 21 stops, enabling you to stroll
through a virtual exhibit of traditional methods of rag rug making. Subjects
covered include: Tambour Rugs, Shirred Rugs, Standing Wool Rugs, Knitted Rag
Rugs, Amish Knot Rugs, Broomstick Rugs, Fabric Tapestry Rugs, Anchored Loop
Rugs, and Braided Rugs.
There is also a section on Novelty and Fad Rugs from the
1920s to the 1990s. This covers exotica such as Innter-tube Rugs, Rugs from Used
Stockings, and Pieced Corchet Rugs with a Gimmick.
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