Since the 19th century RAG RUGS have been made from cast off clothing and placed
on the bed and at the hearth. The craft revived in the 1930's and during the war
and is currently popular as a hands-
Jenni offers courses on the traditional rag rug techniques of Hooking, Progging (Prodding) and Plaiting (Braiding). These techniques are explained in her books RAG RUG MAKING (2003, 2007) and MORE RAG RUGS & Recycled Textile Projects (both Traplet Publications) obtainable from the author.
Jenni welcomes commissions for recycled textile projects including rugs and wall hangings. Please Jenni for details without obligation.
2012 marks the bicentenary of the textile workers' uprising under the banner of Luddism. See more at .
The Art of Recycling