Rag Rug Making Courses

Rag rugging 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: 26/10/2019
Rag wreath using vintage rug technique

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

Cost: £40
Duration: 10-4
Venue: The Museum of Carpet, Mill Lane, Kidderminster DY10 1AZ
Next Date: 14/11/2019
A vintage technique for shaggy rag rugs

Discover how people recycled their worn clothes to make shaggy mats. The technique is called Progging or Podging in the Black Country, and was done all over the British Isles. Learn the basic rag rug…

Cost: £60 includes light lunch, biscuits, beverages during the day
Duration: 1 day
Venue: Westhope College, Westhope, Craven Arms, Shropshire SY7 9JL
Next Date: 18/09/2019
Rag rug making in Worcestershire

There will be time to relax and work on a project using traditional rag rug techniques, walk if you want, eat delicious home cooked food. Take a break from the rat race : small group, relaxed…

Cost: £250 includes accommodation, food and tuition. A £50 deposit…
Duration: Friday evening until Sunday lunch
Venue: Huntlands Farm, Whitbourne, Worcester WR6 5R
Next Date: 25/10/2019
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
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
Create a flower using vintage rag rug techniques

One hour practical workshops where you learn 2 traditional rag rug techniques scaled down to make a flower which you could use later to decorate a bag or make a brooch. The centre is hooked with…

Cost: £19.50 includes a kit and light breakfast (9am Saturday.) £15…
Duration: 60 minutes
Venue: NEC, Birmingham, UK
Next Date: 03/08/2019