Tag Archive for weaving

Tying Up Loose Ends

Tying Up Loose Ends On A Rag Rug

(1.)Tie up loose ends Verb (Idiomatic) To deal with the minor consequences of a previous action; to tidy up, finish, or complete. “Removing her name from the mailing list was her way of tying up loose ends.” Wiktionary It’s an expression most of us have heard or used at one time or another. But do…

Rag Strips For Rag Rugs

Rag Strips For A Rug

I’m making a few rag rugs for the kitchen. Rag weaving makes good use of old worn out sheets, old clothing and leftover fabric pieces from past sewing projects. Compared to other types of weaving, rag weaving goes very fast. Compared to other types of weaving, rag weaving goes very fast. The rug in the…

A Few Basic Weaving Terms

Sleying A Reed Using a Sley Hook

I’ve been weaving off and on for about 20 years. In fact at one time I had a part-time weaving business. There actually is a very small living in some types of custom weaving – especially rag rugs. Rag weaving is one of my favorite types of weaving because it makes good use of old…