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Crocheted rag rug workshop at the Sod House Museum


August 1, 2018

Nancy Hada of Cherokee will present a rag rug workshop at the Sod House Museum near Aline on Saturday, Aug. 18, from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Rag rugs have been furnishing floors since the latter part of the 18th century. The concept for rag rugs came to the United States by way of European immigrants. When making these rugs, women would use strips of old clothes and worn-out blankets as a resourceful way to add warmth and decor to their homes.

Because of the continued popularity of rag rugs, Hada will be teaching the technique for making these pieces at the museum. Long strips of fabric are st...

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