Back in the 19th century, people used scraps of wool to make rugs, table tops, pillows, and wall hangings. One is called a Penny Rug, it is a type of art that uses coins or coin like shapes as templates. Even though they are called Penny Rugs, they are not really rugs at all. These are basically used as table tops, blankets, coverings for beds, and wall hangings. They are actually really .