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: 5ish Friday evening until Sunday lunch
Venue: Huntlands Farm, Whitbourne, Worcester WR6 5R
Next Date: 25/10/2019
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: 09/10/2019
Selling exhibition in Worcester

From 9th - 17th November members of the Worcestershire Guild will be selling their work in the Henry Sandon Hall at the Royal Porcelain Works from 10am - 4.30pm. It will feature a selection of…

Cost: free entry
Duration: 10 - 4.30
Venue: Royal Porcelain Works, Severn St, Worcester WR1 2NE 01905 677399
Next Date: 09/11/2019