Penny Rug

Enhance your home decor with beautiful penny rug designs that bring warmth and charm to any room. Explore top ideas to create a cozy and inviting atmosphere in your living space.
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For years, I've been interested in Penny Rugs. Their origin dates back to the Civil War era, when homemakers used wool scraps from old clothing, etc. to create mats or rugs. Using coins as templates, they created circles and stitched them with a blanket stitch to a background fabric. They weren't necessarily made as floor rugs, but more often decor coverings for beds, tables, and mantels. Recently, inspired by the blog site of Ashton Publications, I decided to try my hand at making a penny…

Venice Sherman
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How to assemble those self backed penny stacks

Happy Easter Everyone! My Easter treat to you is a lesson about assembling a rug of self backed stacks. This is my favourite way to make rugs. And a very easy method for beginners. You can make a pleasing, useful mat. First arrange your stacks into a shape you like. Then turn them over. Join one stack at a time, with a whip stitch. Make two or three stitches in the same place picking up just the backing wool fabric. Glide and pass your needle inside the stack to attach another stack. Join…

Wendy Thompson

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