Rugs & floor coverings - links

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Craft Materials listing of rug and rugmaking equipment suppliers
Jenni Stuart-Anderson rag rugs maker,’s course tutor
Making a Latch Hook Rug info on making a latch hook rug
Rag Art Studios rag rugs, equipment, workshops – Scotland
Rugmaker’s Homestead US site with a tour through a huge range of rag rug styles

Cork flooring

Abacus Index listing of UK cork floor suppliers tutorial on cork flooring
Floor Ideas article on cork flooring and floor tiles


Earth 911 facts and tips about linoleum
Forbo natural linoleum flooring products


Devonia Britain’s oldest sheepskin tannery; traditional processing techniques
The Real Sheepskin Association promoting the use of real sheepskins
North Highland Sheepskins family business in the Highlands; sheepskins and tanning
Organic Sheepskins the only registered organic sheepskin tannery in the UK; rugs plus a tanning service, Hereford
The Wool Company sheepskins produced and tanned in the West Country
The Woolly Shepherd often has raw skins for sale

Floor coverings from other natural materials

The Alternative Flooring Company flooring & custom rugs from coir, sisal, seagrass & wool
Alternative Flooring Suppliers from the Health Flooring Network
The Crucial Rug Store rugs made from natural materials
Crucial Trading floor coverings from bamboo, sisal, jute and coir
Natural Flooring natural materials including tiles, stone, wood and rugs
Simply Bamboo bamboo flooring
Urbane Living wood, bamboo, natural carpets

General info

The Healthy Flooring Network alliance raising awareness of the links between fitted carpets, PVC flooring and health
Sustainable Floors general info on sustainable floors

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