Vintage upcycling techniques at Museum of Carpet

Vintage upcycling techniques at Museum of Carpet
Learn Hooking & Podging

Course Overview

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 detailed designs. Recycle your old clothes like granny did.


  • Beginner
  • Intermediate
  • Advanced

Access Information

see venue website

Special Requirements

Bring scissors and rags. A frame for hooking is useful, or try Jenni's unless you want to focus on podging (more info from Jenni).




one day 10-4


The Museum of Carpet, Mill Lane, Kidderminster DY10 1AZ

Visit Venue Website

Booking Info

To book a place ring 01562 69028. Tickets must be purchased in advance by sending a cheque to the Museum or calling in and paying at reception. Unfortunately we do not have the ability to pay over the phone or on the website yet.


“"Great Course - I am now hooked and rag rugging away merrily! Jenni's instructions very clear and tips on how to combine different colours and weights of textiles helpful. The day flew by and we learned progging as well as hooked rugs - inspirational."”