How to make a Sheepskin Rug – Part Two

I've always had a interest in sheepskins...bought a couple from Costco for my living room and admired them. Now that we have sheep, my husband and I wanted to try making our own. We sent off three for commercial processing (Promise Land Tannery in Okanogan, WA) and they did a lovely job. I've also seen …

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How to make a Sheepskin Rug – Part One

Before one can make a sheepskin rug (that article is coming up next!), a person needs a sheepskin to work with. A dear farmer friend (Thanks, Shawna!) told us about her relatives skinning a deer by pulling the hide off. Basically, the animal's body is attached to a tree, hide is attached to a rope attached to the bumper of …

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