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
Next Date: 04/06/2020
Learn Hooking & Podging

Learn the traditional technique of podging strips of fabric through hessian backing to make a seat mat or start a rug. Try hooking thin strips of fabric or yarn through hessian backing to produce…

Cost: £40
Duration: one day 10-4
Venue: The Museum of Carpet, Mill Lane, Kidderminster DY10 1AZ
Next Date: 22/02/2020
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
Next Date: 30/05/2020
Rag rug making at Worcestershire farmhouse

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 or pulled through a…

Cost: £60 includes light lunch, biscuits, beverages during the day
Duration: one day 10-5
Venue: Huntlands Farm, Whitbourne, Worcester WR6 5R
Next Date: 08/02/2020
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

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 : small group, relaxed company; time…

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: 07/02/2020
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: £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
Next Date: 07/03/2020
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
Next Date: 17/03/2020
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
Next Date: 28/03/2020