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