Rag Rug Making Courses

Make a wreath or start a rag rug

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 make a unique…

Cost: £45/accompanied children £18
Duration: one day 10 - 4
Venue: Rose Tinted Rags Textile Recycling & Arts Centre
Next Date: 03/11/2017
Festive wreath making at 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: 07/10/2017
Try 2 traditional rag rug techniques

Try two techniques and make a small project or start a larger one, or focus on one technique. Progging gives a shaggy effect and can be done on table or knee. Hooking is used for pictorial detail.…

Cost: £55 includes lunch, drinks and a piece of hessian
Duration: one day 10-4
Venue: Blue-Ginger Gallery, Home End Farm, Stifford’s Bridge on A4103…
Hear the story and have a go

Talk: ‘Granny’s Recycling for 21st Century’ and hands-on demo for Old Radnor W.I Jenni will talk about the rag rug making story and how she got hooked. Hooking and progging will be demonstrated…

Cost: Visitors:£5 includes refreshments
Duration: about 90 minutes from 19.45
Venue: Walton Hall, Walton, Powys LD8 2PY
Shaggy or hooked rag rugs

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: 11/10/2017
Vintage recycling techniques in Hereford

We will also cover Progging for shaggy rugs and Hooking for pictorial projects, so you can try two techniques or focus on one. Hooked rugs are very popular in Canada and the USA where they have…

Cost: £45
Duration: 10-4
Venue: Rose Tinted Rags, Hereford Bus Stn, HR1 2EP
Next Date: 04/08/2017
Vintage techniques for contemporary projects

A day workshop where you can learn Hooking and Progging. In a small group you get individual help: you could decorate a hessian bag or start a larger project like a cushion or rug. Hooking is used…

Cost: £65 includes lunch, biscuits, beverages during the day
Duration: day workshop 10-5
Venue: Lower Buckton country house
Next Date: 18/11/2017
Rag rug making near Leintwardine

There will be time to relax and work on a project using rag rug techniques, walk if you want, eat locally produced food, take a break from the rat race. Lower Buckton serves award winning breakfasts,…

Cost: £255 includes accommodation (twin rooms), food, and tuition.
Duration: from Friday 5pm to sunday lunch.
Venue: Lower Buckton country house
Next Date: 17/11/2017
Learn vintage techniques in East London

The course will run this Winter/Spring when there are enough students so please contact Jenni if you are interested. Day workshop at Hackney City Farm. Learn simple traditional techniques for making…

Cost: £60
Duration: day workshop 10-4
Venue: Hackney City Farm, 1a Goldsmith's Row, London E2 8
Quick & Easy Sessions at the Festival of Quilts

One hour practical workshops where you can learn a rag rug technique(s) and make a sample from a kit. August 10th : HINTS FOR HOOKERS August 11th : CREATE BEAUTIFUL RUGS with rag rugging August 12th…

Cost: £13 includes a kit
Duration: one hour : 14.15 - 15.15
Venue: the National Exhibition Centre, Birmingham
Next Date: 10/08/2017