I once saw a video of some puppies playing. 1 small, thin piece of wood (apx. I saw some wallpaper or something (I can’t remember what) that inspired this. Latch-Hook and Rug-Making Kits. p & p. Small Rag Rug Frame Kit + Support System. Hubby has a mig welder and I’d love to weld some garden art but still need some inspiration. Hello! gonna give that hooking bidness a try. Looks very awesome. She is also a part-time personal trainer and licensed entertainer in Las Vegas. 99 Required fields are marked *. After my DIY weaving project I felt like I needed another challenge, so I decided to tackle another large-scale project that’s been on my list…a DIY rug from scratch! not sure how but..if any one has any ideas? Rag rug frames are useful when creating handmade rag rugs. Thanks! ~ karen! I deemed it my new obsession, addiction and hobby last February, THE GOLDEN HORSESHOE TISSUE DISPENSER HACK, http://www.ebay.com/bhp/rug-hooking-cutter#. Nail through the rug and into the mounted tack strip. At last we’ve just got our new 6mm rug hooks listed for rag rug making on a finer scale – the existing, 8mm, ones are very popular, we’re very glad to be able to say, but a number of people have asked for a smaller size. lol. Your posts do that but this one instantly gave everyone ideas – what an instigator you are! Cut each one by placing it into a miter box to ensure an accurate, straight cut with a hobby saw. What sorcery is this?! Oh, my… what’s next? Hi Paula. Making rugs on a simple loom makes it even easier and this loom is also easy to build from our downloadable plans. Proddy Frame DIY. Notify me via e-mail if anyone answers my comment. 89 How to make a latch hook rug frame. No hammering, no welding, no sawing or painting, just relaxing. 2″ x 4″) 1 large washer. However, my pompom rug, is turning into a bedspread for my granddaughter, because she said that she was going to use the rug for a blanket. The rug or tapestry will now be secure in the frame and can be mounted on a wall. So, what is the prickly part that you staple to the wood to hold the fabric? Yep! :) SUCH a great show exactly because of the reason you state. Decide on the width that your rug will be. £10.59 to £13.69. *Black Friday Valid 20 – 30 November. I have too many hobby/addictions (which will be pushed aside when it’s time for seed starting) and now, thanks to your blog, I am thinking that hooking (sans elderly gentleman) looks great and I dream of all the rugs that could adorn my floors! Gee, thanks. It tilts, shifts, swivels and moves up and down so it’s always at whatever you think is the perfect height or angle. http://www.ebay.com/bhp/rug-hooking-cutter# I have no idea what any of these things mean, and I always thought you used big puffy yarn for this endevor. Discover the new trend of rag-rugging with the fantastic Proggy kits range. To make it sturdier, stronger and more stable add a little piece of wood and a big washer underneath and secure it with a nut. Just wanted to clarify in case you thought pooch was a naughty bit. ~ karen! Instead of casings or Velcro, you may use matting, which is a border for your textile. ah, pinterest will tell me. It’s 3 columns of lines, with the widest one being in the centre. And I did love it. Ahh-Ha… you’re building quite a reputation also with equipment that tilts, shifts, swivels, and moves up and down at any angle. The rug will be pretty, useful for warming toes, and a great way to not just sit and relax but actually get some stuff done while relaxing and sitting. Whether you want to make a cushion cover to give as a gift for someone special, or to add a splash of colour to your home with a latch hook rug, discover everything you need to get woolly creative. I want to make this. Screw hole into very centre of wood laptop base. Have you seen seasons 1 through 4? so, more about the rug hooking please, and the colours/pattern – are you making it up as you go or is do you have everything planned out ? Remove tripod head base that is supposed to attach to camera. Cut four pieces of the 1-by-2 board at a 45-degree angle with the mitre saw. That hooking obviously gives you great guns! I let her know I was in fact talking about rug hooking and made sure she understood this was a type of craft and didn’t mean I only took clients who wore toupees. Decide how large you want the frame to be so that you will know what length of 1-by-2 board to purchase. I skipped the last 2 seasons because I didn’t like the format or the contestants. That is perfect because I already had my ‘colour’ nailed down to Simply White or Chantilly Lace. Instructions Use your ruler and marker to make a mark every 2″ across the longest side of each of your bedsheets. I didn’t have one so I just used a regular nut that I had. As you create the rag rug, you can remove the staples and reposition the burlap to work on other areas of the rug. I think that skill is almost as impressive as today’s diy stand. Folds flat … A large rag rug frame can cost hundreds of dollars and that may be too much of an investment for people who are trying a new hobby. :) ~ karen! This note was written by the very tired wife of an older man of Norwegian heritage. The tripod comes with a head that normally gets screwed into your camera base. Better, maybe I should commandeer the one that never seems to be with the camera on vacations…. I just wasn’t into it. meh. Maybe I have to make myself a small lectern with storage under a hinged top for the various stuff I’m working in. Nail the rug to the tack strip. You guessed it: brown. how works it? Duh! Cut four pieces of the 1-by-2 board at a 45-degree angle with the mitre saw. Instead of screwing it into a camera base, just screw it into the base of your wood rug hooking stand. It’s Benjamin Moore Simply White. 18″x18″ £155 +p&p Suitable for cushions, rugs, hangings. Method to Make a DIY Rug Hooking Frame. I’m not sure how you’d do it any other way, lol. So I won’t be taking up hooking but I will be happy to follow your progress. Use a staple gun to join the pieces together with as many staples as it takes to hold them together securely. Stretch the burlap, which will be the base of the rag rug, over the wooden frame. I guess it really is true that everything comes back in a slightly new way. lol, I’m thinking this will be great for hand quilter’s, too. £2.19 postage. That’s the TV show I’m mesmerized by at this moment. I had a question about the actual build of the box. Please give more info on how you’re making this rug? Cut at a 45-degree angle on both ends. For those of you who need a more detailed description of how to do this here you go. he’s terrified of it. Padded Moss Wreath Ring / 12" 30cm / Florists Supplies / DIY Make it yourself / Floral Craft / Christmas / Moss Frame Base/ Natural TheWreathProjectUK. Don’t know, somehow the cosmic connection between me and a hook never materialized. So come spring, my rug hooking sat. I’m not ticketed (the robots weren’t either) but picked up some skills back then. 14″x14” £149 +p&p Suitable for smaller projects. The bigger the rug, the harder it … what issit? Trying to avoid the beautiful black hole of hooking or punch..lol..w one of THE BEST wool shops nearby..arghhh! It goes on with one click and comes off with one click. Latch hook rug making kits, rug canvas, tools and pure rugwool for punch needle, weaving and hooking rugs. IPOTCH Rug Making Kits Latch Hook Latch Hook Rug Kits DIY Tapestry Carpet Rug Making for Kids Adults Beginners 75x57cm - Tiger, 75x57cm 4.4 out of 5 stars 53 £28.99 £ 28 . I made a huge DIY rug (5×8) from scratch with just a handful of supplies. Mar 17, 2016 - Rag rugs are not only cheap and easy to make, they are also beautiful and practical. Manufactured drama was one of the reasons I chose to quit after 15 years or so of being a television host! Kittie McCoy has been a freelance writer since 2008. Large Rag Rug Frame Kit + Support System . Hi Kelly. you and your hook rugging :0B ye got me all riled up. It was just about a year ago that I made the announcement I was a hooker. Masterchef Australia by the way. Gave me an idea to get a new area rug for my pooch/Trixie/dog. Interior Design; 10 Doable Designs for a DIY Rug Though not always considered essential, area rugs provide comfort and warmth for hard floor surfaces, while adding aesthetics to a room’s design. The tripod cost me $27 on Amazon. And I have never seen anyone hook from top to bottom like you appear to be doing! Here you will find the basic information on how to made a traditional frame for making prodded or proggy rugs. This comment section reminds me of a bunch of puppies playing together. The Dollar Tree non-slip underlay that I used is 18 in by 28 in. Subject to availability. Will be anxious to see how you finish the rug with binding, etc. it looks like something I should be able to handle. You sit with it on your lap and hook away. What season are you on? And yes, those are just nails that are hammered into the frame, but a word of warning they too scratch your arms up, lol. You will be cutting the pieces at an angle, so plan to buy at least 10 inches more than the actual perimeter of the frame. ), 1 small, thin piece of wood (apx. Some products available in selected stores. No bobby pins? She enjoys sharing her love of physical fitness and experience in the entertainment industry via her writing. You will need: 2 back legs that will be 8 inches long with one of the ends cut at a 10 degree angle. Lift the rug against the top tack strip and press it firmly against the strip. Looks like a great rug you are making! Did you scroll all this way to get facts about rug frame? As a long-time American hooker, I have never seen a frame with nails sticking up like that! I feel like I ought to learn to hook rugs now, but… I promised local BFF that I would back away from the fiber arts this year and do some other things. £150 incl. If you’re in Canada click here to buy the tripod for $27 CA, If you’re in The United States click here to buy the tripod for $24 US. My sister actually made my wood frame, which is basically just an open wood box. Place two pieces of wood together to form a 90-degree angle. Use a staple gun to join the pieces together with as many staples as it takes to hold them together securely. Post to come? But … I have a lot of hobbies and it’s hard to fit them all in. Well you're in luck, because here they come. Hooker by day, blogger by night. I am getting an education, which is what you strive to do for all of us out here, so it is working! The most popular colour? Set aside two pieces of PVC pipe to work with. But just after Christmas I picked up my rug hooking again because I’ve vowed not to do any huge projects between now and spring. One which the seller claims “…can be electric!” Also a vintage cutter which sounded interesting. Your email address will not be published. Place two pieces of wood together to form a 90-degree angle. Use fabric scissors... At each cut, rip the fabric apart, and it should tear evenly all the way across the sheet. Here is an example of a large traditional stretcher (proddy) frame that will let two people work at the same time – one person on each side. £8.69. And this one was the winner. See more ideas about rag rug, rugs, diy rug. The most common rug frame material is wool. Cut four pieces of the 1-by-2 board at a 45-degree angle with the mitre saw. thnx! Specifications for the larger traditional proddy/proggy frame – generally braced between two tables or set onto two saw horses. You can create a simple frame using supplies available at any home improvement store. Why didn’t I think of that? This is a great idea, and this would look a lot better and work a lot better than the clipboard I am currently using, popped up on my lap, to string my beaded bracelets. The most popular color? Punch Hooking Frame with Regular Gripper holds Monks Cloth taut for punching any size cushion, rug or wallhanging. Make a Braided T-shirt Rug – Sewing Required. Basically a version of picky velcro that the linen sticks to. Back again after re-reading Feb. 23 post – and then was curious and looked on ebay and have no idea exactly what I found except it was some cutters. Copyright 2020 Leaf Group Ltd. / Leaf Group Media, All Rights Reserved. Free postage on all orders over £40! May 20, 2020 - Explore Sandy LeMarr's board "DIY RUGS", followed by 1343 people on Pinterest. Let’s talk more about Masterchef Australia! I wanted to make a larger rug, so using 2 packages, I cut the edges to make them even, and then Iknotted the two pieces together. I saw that end table as well. Latch hook rugs are created by looping a metal hook through a hole in a large mesh piece and attaching a piece of yarn to the hole. See more ideas about diy rug, rugs, rag rug. They would go from running to smelling, to jumping, to snacking, to licking, to scratching, to sleeping, to digging, to — all instantly. There is an alternative though. I made this DIY rug hooking stand with a simple camera tripod. My biggest issue is the lack of a drill press…. Love your rug and love the hooking stand idea, but more than that I am now completely inspired to pick up hooking again. I have one of the expensive frames that rips the crap out of my inner arms and a larger quilting hoop on a pivot which is what I prefer to use. Since I clearly wasn’t going to be a full time hooker and didn’t want to spend the $200 – $300 for a floor frame I thought it would be easy enough to make one. Jun 2, 2017 - Explore Deanna Lynn Cole's board "Rag rugs, looms & frames", followed by 310 people on Pinterest. Repeat this process with the remaining two pieces of wood. Go loopy with a latch hook kit. 20″x30″ £198 + p&p Suitable for any size project but excellent for rugs Materials, etc? The Gripper Strips are set around the frame which has a 20 degree angle giving the frame great holding strength as well as a comfortable work positing. (gasp). Yowzer, that sounds good! So I totally misread the title of this post as “DIY Rug Hooking Stoned.” Now the product of THAT would be fun to see! Attach tripod head base to laptop base by securing it with your piece of wood, then washer, then nut. Uh, yeah, can we see that trick, Tucson? Skills of all types here! I could even replace the one that covers the wine stain at the top of the stairs! Wine stain covers…wow! 1 tripod (available from Amazon Canada here, and available from Amazon US here.) These four pieces will make up the sides of the rag rug frame. It is a relatively simply frame to make and use and can be used for both prodding and hooking. Thanks! Great work if you can get it. Once you do this you can slip the wood stand on and off the tripod whenever you want. The rug looks great, Karen! I wanted something more contemporary and abstract. I declared my love of rug hooking. I think my time would be better spent finishing one of the several hundred projects (in various stages of progress) that I started enthusiastically only to abandon them (most likely to start another project) later on. We’re totally obsessed with it and we live in California. From your favourite scenes to cute animal designs, youll find so many ideas and styles available in latch-hook kits. Most rugs are very planned out with a pattern printed on the linen. I put away the rug hooking around March because I had to make room for my other hobbies that mostly take place outdoors and involve either dirt or hammers (which interestingly enough would appeal to the adventurous side of a certain older gentleman of Norwegian heritage). Build a sturdy frame yourself and feel confident creating any rug that you can imagine. This would work well for lap sized quilting frames as well. ~ karen! Hey! thanks for the inspiration, From a fellow hooker (who uses a hoop but sometimes would love to have something spiffier). Currently hooking on a hoop. And it sat and it sat and it sat. I hold my wool underneath the linen and hook from the top down. :) ~ karen! 1 nut (that fits screw that comes with tripod head) INSTRUCTIONS. These four pieces will make up the sides of the rag rug frame. And speaking of hobbies – does hoarding count? The next time you find a T-shirt with a hole in it, a pair of pants your child has outgrown or a stained pillow case, don't throw it away. For instance, if you are making a 12 inch square frame, then you will need at least 58 inches of 1-by-2 board. Season 3 has the most insane list of guest stars, the flippin’ Dalai Lama!! I totally approve! ‘Slightly’ off topic, but what colour white did you paint on your living room walls – I love it. A large rag rug frame can cost hundreds of dollars and that may be too much of an investment for people who are trying a new hobby. Jun 2, 2017 - Explore Deanna Lynn Cole's board "Rag rugs, looms & frames", followed by 310 people on Pinterest. If you click on the link to my original post on hooking you’ll find more information there. (hole should be same size as the screw you’ll be fitting through it). Did you replace the little screw in the mounting plate with a larger one? Copyright © 2020 The Art of Doing Stuff. ….now I know why you blogged about danglers ….. You were preparing us for your hooking!!!! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pragd1vZvgc, Now it becomes more clear why you wanted to know penis nick-names from your readers, so the secret hooker has all the correct terminology for clandestine hooking parties between seasons. Step 1: Cut your wood to size! Now you will have two L-shaped pieces of wood; join these together with staples to form a square. NO manufactured drama. Cornish cross stitch and tapestry. 1 wood lap frame. 1 tripod (available from Amazon Canada here, and available from Amazon US here. Welcome to the world of rug hooking. Rag rug frames are useful when creating handmade rag rugs. 8 sold. I love the idea of the tripod for the the rug hook stand- that idea could work as a stand for other work surfaces while watching tv. Are those nails on the frame you stabilize your rug with? I haven’t hooked for forever, actually I don’t think I ever have, but I do own a rug hook that I can use to do an updo without any bobby-pins!! What I’m doing is really just a series of lines, but my colour choices are what bring out a bit of a pattern. I can knit but I never liked any hook that I held in my hand. I took a lot of time to figure out which tripod would be the least expensive but still have the strength to hold a big, weighty rug. Now, after much setting up and testing, the first lot are available and are the same price as our standard ones. DIY RUG HOOKING STAND. Written by Karen. A lock nut would be great if you have one. We always used big quilting tacks (at least I think they were for quilting!). I learned about the show years ago when one of my Australian readers competed on it! And you can make one too…any size you want! Remove tripod from box and open it up. It is THE BEST. The traditional proddy or proggy frame consists of four pieces of timbre with 4 pegs. Yeah, they messed up the format for a while, but last series was back on track pretty much. Looks like you managed to make an old looking new end table outta the outdoor furniture scraps? Your email address will not be published. £130 incl. Love reading your posts AND your comments so much. I don’t hook as much as I used to because I spend every minute teaching or working on my rug hooking websites. It’s weird!…Cute…but weird…might even be wrong!! p & p. Rug Clip Measuring & Cutting Tool This is a simple-to-use tool which enables the measuring and cutting of uniform-length rug clips in one easy operation.Full user instructions are included with the tool. Gotta love leftovers! MATERIALS. Hi Karin! Thanks. Close the frame if necessary. I deemed it my new obsession, addiction and hobby last February. They are amazing. Saw em all. 2″ x 4″), 1 nut (that fits screw that comes with tripod head). Free postage. I really like this idea. You did a much better job than I did with my diy adjustable peg weaving frame….as soon as I have a day off from my ho hum drum job I’ll give it another shot. UK supplier ships worldwide. Rugs, rug making and rug kits from Readicut, home of the finest crafts. I used to be a welding supervisor- it was robotic welding production but we occasionally did hand welding for repairs. ? However, these frames can be expensive and difficult to find. While the rugs can be quite beautiful, they can also be difficult to put together. Most rug hookers, and especially beginner ones who aren’t ready to shell out a lot of money on a new hobby, work on a little wood frame. Do you really weld? 3D Latch Hook Rug Kit DIY Making Embroidery Mat Needlework Crochet Yarn Set. Hi Robyn! From there you graduate to a bigger and better frames with stands that you can maneuver, tilt and shift. Cut at a 45-degree angle on both ends. WuLi77 Mesh Mat for Rug Making -100x150cm, Blank Rug Canvas Mesh for Carpet Rug Making DIY Kit Tool Embroidery Crafts Decoration 4.7 out of 5 stars 78 £9.89 £ 9 . The most common rug frame material is wool. Cut it up into strips and save it for a DIY weaving project. why issit? There’s linen tape that you can buy I’d love to get but it’s SO expensive. Pull the burlap taunt and staple it to the wooden frame. As expected this proclamation was met with several yawns and a very nice handwritten note outlining the specific play time preferences of an older man of Norwegian heritage. Use two upholstery nails to secure each corner of the rug, and then use a third nail to secure the middle. There are 1521 rug frame for sale on Etsy, and they cost £39.19 on average. I’m just at the beginning. M. I also have many hobbies but I am afraid there is no space to squeeze hooking in. The DeWalt XR cordless combi drill 5035048652169 and Makita 18V combi drill & impact driver 0088381678964 are limited to two per customer. It was accompanied by the couple’s address, payment up front and a Xeroxed copy of all his recent prescriptions. Maybe I should finish the shawl I’m knitting first…, No matter how many times I go back and look at this photo…the sight of you sitting still and hooking does just jive for me…regardless if what you are watching on T.V.!! One of my first rag rug projects and still the most … Place two pieces of wood together to form a 90-degree angle. Hooray! I expect I’ll be hooking for the next month or so until my head starts to go to seed and vegetable garden planning begins. Fabulous frames. Matting makes it easier to insert the tapestry into the frame. It would seem you have showed this old hooker some new tricks! All Rights Reserved. (One side is a 1/4 inch shorter than the other) 2 front legs that will be 6 inches long, these too … Karen Bertelsen. Think I’ll try it, thanks once again for a great idea! There are 2123 rug frame for sale on Etsy, and they cost $72.20 on average. my friend tried to get me into crocheting. Do you find your hand hitting the washer and locknut thingamajig as you work? Repair picture frames with broken moulding→. Loveddddd the Dalai Lama episode. Remove tripod head base that is supposed to attach to camera. Latch Hook Rug Do It Yourself Making Kit for Beginners Embroidery Craft Kit UK. Create your own fun, colourful and patterned rugs with latch-hook and rug-making kits. I *do* love it. i used to needlepoint and that’s very therapeutic – this looks like it too but i wouldn’t want to work hundreds of hours to have something that looked like cat puke. sooo the thought is that maybe this technique can also be modified for a standing embroidery hoop? I am so used to you moving faster than a speeding bullet. I used to do a lot of hooking back in the late 70’s. Like I say, most rugs are more planned out with more of a pattern or “picture” than this one. Zweigart Rug/Tapestry Canvas (3hpi) Blue Lined Latch Hook Rug Canvas (Multiple S. £8.95 to £29.95. love your rug. Freestanding Rug Hooking Frame Description Description Made from solid hardwood, this frame is lightweight for its size. I don’t rug hook but I do weld. See more ideas about Rag rug, Rugs, Diy rug. I’m watching the most recent season right now. I managed one askew crooked hat for my puppy. Somehow the contestants all get along without any manufactured drama, it’s really so good. Plans: http://www.ebay.com/itm/252390086351?ssPageName=STRK:MESELX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1558.l2649 … Thanks. Tip. I’ll have to have hubby get on Amazon before all your followers buy them out of tripods. It’s not often you come across other women who weld.