One scrap at a time …. Rag rugging in 5 steps

Lisa Jane’s rag rugs are made in the traditional method – sometimes referred to as ‘Proddy’ or ‘Proggy’ mats – and wherever possible made using pre-loved fabrics.

In this masterclass, participants we will look briefly at the history of rag rug making which became popular in the 1880’s – made from old sacks and recycled fabric they were an economical option to keep feet warm and toasty in an era before fitted carpets were the norm.

You will be provided with materials and support to start your own rag rug which is yours to take home and finish. Come along and give it a try… don’t have to be ‘crafty’ or artistic to make your rug, it really is just one scrap at a time!



  • Date
  • Fri 16 March 2018