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Rug making courses, classes, groups and workshops taught all across the UK. Rug making is great fun with the additional joy of being able to keep your feet warm for the rest of the year! Rug making courses and workshops are taught across the UK and you can learn how to make a rag rug, a proddy rug, braided or woven rug. Learn the techniques of hooking and meet a like-minded group of people at the same time! Make a lovely rug to give as a present to your friends or family, or attend the course together with friends for a fun day out.

£35
Yorkshire
Have fun turning old t-shirts and forgotten favourites into recycled works of art with the age-old skill of rag rugging. In our Yorkshire full day and half day classes you will learn all the skills you will need to be able to make unique rag rugs, cushions and art to spice up your home. Careful though, it’s addictive! In these workshops, which are run at The York Makery (just outside the walls of York), you...
£36
Ceredigion - Next course on 27th October 2018
This workshop aims to cover a variety of rag rug making techniques whilst giving you a chance to make at least 2 finished pieces to take home. The materials we will be using will be old woollen blankets, some natural and some dyed . Many different materials can be used for recycling into rag rugs but I have chosen wool blankets as the main material for this workshop as they are hard wearing, traditional and...
£25
Staffordshire
Choose to do a half day of big knitting, a half day or big crochet, or make a day of it and do both! - Big Knitting- Knit a small rug in a couple of hours? Yes, you can, with Big Knitting. Fast, fun & definitely different. Using Big Knit Needles 400mmL, 25mm diam, + 1 kg of recycled woven wool Big Knit Yarn (your colour choice), you’ll learn to use either a plain knit...
£95
Herefordshire
Gotland fleece is exceptional! This is a rare opportunity to purchase a fleece 'in-the-grease' and felt it to make a fabulously soft and gloriously curly rug. Our day starts at 10.00am (coffee from 9.30am if you want to come earlier). We'll prepare our fleeces first, and then felt them on the reverse, using hot soapy water to speed up the process- and this cleans the fleece at the same time. Once the felt is stable,...
£36
Ceredigion - Next course on 25th November 2018
Make a Festive Rag Rug Wreath...25th November 2018 Festive fun making a textile wreath using recycled fabrics and rag rug making techniques. At this workshop you will discover the rag rug making techniques of prodding and hooking whilst making a beautiful festive wreath. Mounted on a frame and decorated with cones these rag rug wreaths make great presents and delightful, enduring decorations for the home. Festive Wool Decorations . 1st December 2018 Discover how to...
£45
Herefordshire - Next course on 3rd November 2018
Progging consists of pulling small rectangles of fabric through a hessian base to give a shaggy effect and works well for festive wreaths as well as rugs. You can use dainty, fine fabrics for a wreath and recycle hard wearing ones, like coats and blankets for a floor rug. Cottons work well for seat mats. Jenni's teacher was a blacksmith's daughter who made rag rugs for over 50 years and Jenni has enjoyed sharing the...
£30
Lincolnshire - Next course on 17th November 2018
A relaxed one day workshop with maker of hooked rag rugs Angela King - - work on a small piece plus peg and snip rugs also introduced. Limited to 8 places.
£115
London
out of bed? Do you like the idea of rag rugs but find the thought of it a bit daunting? Sweep aside any lack of confidence as experienced teacher, Mary McGeown, shares her passion for this traditional home craft. We have two beginners classes to introduce you to the technique of making rag rugs which will get you started and to grow your enthusiasm. Our short evening workshop has been especially devised so you can...
£75
Cumbria
Click through top left hand link to our own website to see remaining 2017 Quirky courses and by using the 'keep me posted' icon you will receive the new 2018 course list when it is released in early November. Many of our early courses get booked up for Christmas presents. Rag Rug Making Days with Emma Tennant 9.30 -3.30pm including a lovely 2 course lunch You will be shown how to plan and create and...
£70
Hertfordshire
Have fun turning old t-shirts and forgotten favourites into recycled works of art with the age-old skill of rag rugging. In this full day class you will learn all the skills you will need to be able to make unique rag rugs, cushions and art to spice up your home. Careful though, it’s addictive! In this workshop, which is run at our Ragged Life HQ in Great Wymondley, Hertfordshire, you will have the chance to...