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Rug making courses

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.

£60
West Midlands - Next course on 2nd March 2019
My name is Julie and I'm an accredited Senior Journeyman in decorative art with the Waterways Craft Guild and I have been teaching narrow boat art and crafts for over 12 years. My training course will take place in the log cabin in my garden. The content of the course will be to design and begin making a “progged” rag rug using traditional techniques. After lunch, I will also teach the little known craft of...
£60
Norfolk
Beginners rug making workshop in central Norwich. Learn this traditional craft with Victoria Goulden, Norfolk rugmaker and teacher, begin creating rugs, mats, wallhangings, cushion covers, table runners, tea cosies and more from entirely recycled clothing. A hook is available to use and/or purchase on the day, bring fabrics and a good pair of scissors. Enquiries and to book, get in touch Further classes at venues in rural Norfolk listing soon, Victoria is also demonstrating rug...
£85
Cheshire
Using traditional rag rug techniques (and much more!) and with an emphasis upon recycled fabrics, and a painterly approach to the medium, you will be shown how to create beautiful items for the home such as pictures, cushions, rugs etc. The workshop is suitable for beginners, as well as those with more experience. Using traditional tools and various techniques, participants will be taught and encouraged to create a range of experimental samples, which will inform...
£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...
£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...
£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...
£75
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 the wonderful craft venue, Make Create Craft in Surrey, you will have the chance...
£70
Surrey
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 the wonderful craft venue, Make Create Craft in Surrey, you will have the chance...
£70
Wiltshire
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 The Craft Space in Trowbridge, Wiltshire, you will have the chance to start either...
£30
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 half 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 Rag Rug HQ in Great Wymondley, Hertfordshire, you will have the...