Rag Rug Making Courses

Learn 2 traditional techniques

Try two vintage rag rug making techniques: Progging which produces a shaggy effect and Hooking which consists of small loops of fabric strips and is used for pictorial detail. Make a sampler or start…

Cost: £45
Duration: 10 - 4
Venue: The Pedlars Tray at Wyevale Garden Centre, King's Acre Road,…
Next Date: 28/04/2018
Vintage rag rug techniques in Hereford

During the workshop Jenni will teach the traditional techniques of hooking and progging strips of fabric through hessian backing to make rugs, wall hangings and seat mats or you could customise a…

Cost: £45/accompanied children £18
Duration: one day 10 - 4
Venue: Rose Tinted Rags Textile Recycling & Arts Centre
Next Date: 17/02/2018
Make a shaggy seat mat at the Black Country Living Museum

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…

Cost: £35 per person includes a certificate of completion, free…
Duration: one day 10 - 4
Venue: Black Country Living Museum, Tipton Road, Dudley, DY1 4SQ
Next Date: 02/06/2018
Hear the story and have a go

Talk: ‘Create Beautiful Rugs from Rags’ and hands-on demo for Preston Wynne W.I. Jenni will talk about the story of rag rug making and how she got hooked. Hooking and Progging will be…

Cost: Visitors: £4 includes refreshments
Duration: about 60 minutes from 8pm
Venue: Preston Wynne Village Hall, HR1 3PE
Next Date: 14/03/2018
Traditional rag rug techniques

Learn 2 traditional techniques: Hooking, used for pictorial detail, and Progging which gives a shaggy effect. Make a small project or start a larger one in a stone manor house near Broadway,…

Cost: £60 includes lunch, biscuits, beverages during the day
Duration: one day 10-4
Venue: The Stanton Guildhouse
Next Date: 17/05/2018
CREATE BEAUTIFUL RUGS WITH RAG RUGGING

One hour practical workshop to learn the traditional technique used by our forbears since the 19th century to recycle mill waste or old clothes into proddy mats, using half a clothes peg like granny…

Cost: One hour workshop includes a kit £13. Entry to show 14.50/day…
Duration: 60 minutes
Venue: Olympia, London W14 8UX
Next Date: 02/03/2018
JAZZ UP A BAG WITH VINTAGE RECYCLING TECHNIQUES

One hour practical workshop where you learn 2 traditional rag rug techniques scaled down to customise a bag. The centre is hooked with yarn then fabric petals are progged around it. Both techniques…

Cost: £13 includes a kit. For show entry prices see booking site
Duration: 60 minutes
Venue: Olympia, Kensington, London W14 8UX
Next Date: 02/03/2018