Rag rug making at Black Country Living Museum

Rag rug making at Black Country Living Museum
Make a shaggy seat mat at the Black Country Living Museum

Course Overview

Learn about the traditional craft of rag-rug making. During the workshop Jenni will demonstrate the traditional techniques of hooking and podging strips of fabric through hessian backing to make rugs, wall hangings and seat mats.
At the end of the day you will take home your own seat mat and a wealth of ideas for making more rag rug creations at home.
This is a Heritage Skills daytime course, part of the IgnitEd Programme


  • Beginner
  • Intermediate
  • Advanced

Access Information

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Special Requirements

Materials supplied (colours will vary) but if you want to include some fabric to make your project unique, do bring it - could be a tee shirt, something special to recycle or just something you like. Cottons or synthetics.


£35 per person includes a certificate of completion, free parking, use of materials and tools necessary to the course, refreshment vouchers and lunch voucher.


one day 10 - 4


Black Country Living Museum, Tipton Road, Dudley, DY1 4SQ

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Booking Info

Call 0121 520 8054 or book online from January at http://www.bclm.co.uk

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“"Just a quick email to say how much Val and I enjoyed our day with you, we both feel quite inspired to have a go and Val is already planning to cut up Trev's trousers and jacket!" ”