Tina Ignell - Favorite Rag Rugs 45 Inspiring Weave Designs

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45 fabulous design ideas from 20 top weavers, bringing new life to discarded materials.Creating rag rugs has enthralled weavers for over a century. Now you, too, can recycle your favorite fabrics and transform them into unique rugs that will bring a striking personal touch to every room in your home. From stripes, checks, and rosettes to mosaic, twists, and diamond twill; from soft to sturdy, and subtle to statement-making, Tina Ignell's superb selection of rag rugs provides you a wealth of inspiration, conveniently paired with practical instruction. Inside, find:


- Six technique-based sections with 45 designs by 20 professional weavers
- Charts, illustrations, and color photos of finished projects
- Creative use of unusual materials, like lambskin, straw, and leather
- Specialty patterns, such as a round rug and a runner for a spiral staircase
- Instructions for finishing, including fringed and woven edges
- A bonus section of five different rugs woven on the same warp
- Resources and supplier contact information

 

Tina Ignell is a journalist who trained as a handcraft consultant. She has many years of experience, including several as a director of a handcraft center. She is editor of Vavmagasinet," Scandinavian Weaving Magazine, which she and her husband, a photographer, run together. They reside in Linkoping, Sweden. Previous titles published by Trafalgar Square Books are, Favorite Rag Rugs (hardcover, 2007), Favorite Scandinavian Projects to Weave (hardcover 2010, paperback 2018) and Simple Weaves (hardcover 2012, paperback 2016)."