Rag rug making day in Shropshire
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About the Course
Learn a simple traditional technique for making progged rugs and seat mats. You could make a sampler, a seat mat, or start a rug.
Progging gives a shaggy surface when small rectangles of fabric are pulled through hessian backing. Your tutor, Jenni Stuart-Anderson, was taught rag rug making by a blacksmith's daughter who made them for over 50 years, and Jenni has enjoyed sharing the craft for several decades. She is a low impact lifestyle enthusiast and has written two books : Rag Rug Making and More Rag Rugs & Recycled Textile Projects.
If booking with a CraftCourses voucher for part or all of the course fee, please fill in the contact form above or telephone us. Your voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.
What's included in the price?
You bring scissors and rags (more details when you book). Jenni will have some rags to share plus tools to try/buy (or bring granny's), books, hessian, DVDs for sale.
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I attended this course to give me ideas for my GCSE Textiles project; I came away from the course with all the knowledge of how to make the rag rugs and full of inspiration for my final piece. Jenni was amazing and very helpful. The venue was easy to find, with lots of parking and the food was delicious. Every one who attended the course was really friendly.
Megan Chambers - - #7838
Lovely venue at Trumpet Corner and very friendly course run by Jenni. We were a small group and chatted away to new friends whilst learning all about progging and hooking. Lots of opportunities to ask questions as we tried out techniques using different fabrics. Came away with lots of ideas and more confidence to start a project. Jenni is a real expert and it was a privilege to learn from her experience.
Sue Snell - - #7795
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Course Start DatesWednesday 23rd May 2018
Saturday 8th September 2018
- Child friendly
- Disabled access
- Suitable for beginners
- Teen friendly
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