Penny Rugs

Enhance your home decor with beautiful penny rugs. Discover top ideas to add a touch of charm and nostalgia to 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
Penny Rugs and More: How to Stitch a Penny Rug; The "3 stack" with a "personal backing" Patchwork, Primitive, Quilting, Quilts, Penny Rug Patterns, Wool Quilts, Quilt, Wool Applique Patterns, Wool Applique

Order a pre-cut kit, including threads and needles, and make a penny rug; Penny Rug Kits Figure 1. THE BACK-STITCH; Use a back-stitch to begin. I use enough thread to completely stitch around both the 1 inch and the 1 1/2 inch combined, you will have to measure a few pieces of thread and stitch, in order to find the length that is right for your stitch sizes. You can do this first back stitch in either the first or second penny of the stack, your preference. I begin here with the 1 1/2 inch…

Timeless Treasure Trove
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HOME OF THE ORIGINAL "ARMY BLANKET PENNY RUG©" and "CANDLE HUGGER'S©" ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ E-MAIL ME WITH YOUR CHOICES Just click on sheep to the right Note: All Penny Rugs shown here are ones that customers ordered ~ shown as examples only ~ All are made to order and vary in color KM Primitives Original Early Style WOOL ARMY BLANKET© TRADITIONAL PENNY RUGS© These are (washed) original Army blankets They are that 'good ole American' issue as well! Not reproduction wool blankets, but the real deal…

Carolyn Boutilier