Rag Rug Making Courses

Make a table mat or start a rug

By popular demand this workshop will focus on techniques to make plaited (braided) textile projects. In a day you could make a table mat or start a rug to finish at home. With this technique you can…

Cost: £40
Venue: The Museum of Carpet, Mill Lane, Kidderminster DY10 1AZ
Learn 2 vintage upcycling techniques

Learn the traditional craft of rag-rug making. During the workshop Jenni will demonstrate the vintage techniques of hooking and podging strips of fabric through hessian backing to make rugs, wall…

Cost: £tba per person includes a certificate of completion, free…
Duration: one day 10-4
Venue: Black Country Living Museum, Tipton Road, Dudley, DY1 4SQ
Rag rug day at Worcestershire farmhouse

Postponed from October: Learn two vintage rag rug techniques and make a sampler or start a project like a seat mat or rag rug. Progging gives a shaggy finish when small pieces of fabric are pushed…

Cost: £60 includes light lunch, biscuits, beverages during the day
Duration: one day 10-5
Venue: Huntlands Farm, Whitbourne, Worcester WR6 5R
Next Date: 07/11/2020
Make a festive wreath using vintage rug technique

Learn the traditional technique of podging strips of fabric through hessian backing to make a festive wreath. Podging could be used later for rugs, wall hangings and seat mats. Recycle your old…

Cost: £40
Duration: 10-4
Venue: The Museum of Carpet, Mill Lane, Kidderminster DY10 1AZ
Next Date: 19/11/2020
Rag rug making in Worcestershire

Course postponed from October: There will be time to relax and work on a project using traditional rag rug techniques, to chat and eat delicious home cooked food. Take a break from the rat race :…

Cost: £250 includes accommodation, food and tuition. A £50 deposit…
Duration: 5ish Friday evening until Sunday lunch
Venue: Huntlands Farm, Whitbourne, Worcester WR6 5R
Next Date: 06/11/2020
Make a shaggy seat mat at the Black Country Living Museum

WORKSHOP CANCELLED. HOPE TO RUN IT IN 2021. Learn about the traditional craft of rag-rug making. During the workshop Jenni will demonstrate the traditional techniques of hooking and podging strips of…

Cost: £tba 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: 10/10/2020
Learn two traditional recycling techniques

Learn simple traditional techniques for making hooked or progged rugs. You could make a cushion or start a rug. If you would like to customise a hessian bag it makes a useful sampler and they make…

Cost: £85 includes a piece of hessian and a £5 voucher to spend in…
Duration: One day 10.00 - 16.00
Venue: New Brewery Arts
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: £80 includes home cooked lunch, biscuits, beverages during the…
Duration: one day 10-4
Venue: The Stanton Guildhouse
CREATE BEAUTIFUL RUGS FROM UPCYCLED RAGS

28th: 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…

Cost: One hour workshop including a kit £17.00
Duration: 60 minutes
Venue: the Business Design Centre, Upper St., Islington
Vintage recycling techniques in Shropshire

This workshop is hosted by the Marches branch of the Embroiderers Guild (non members are welcome). We will cover Progging for shaggy rugs and Hooking for pictorial projects, so you can try two…

Cost: £40
Duration: 10-4
Venue: Aston on Clun Village Hall, Craven Arms, SY7 8EH