Course Provider: Ragged Life
Contact Name: Elspeth Jackson
30B, 2nd Floor,
Camden Lock Place
Course Length: 2.5 hours
5 star rating, 3 reviewers.
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 begin a rag rug wreath, learning along the way:
- How to use the rag rug equipment
- How to work with hessian
- Materials (selecting & preparing)
- Both rag rugging techniques (loopy & shaggy)
You will be provided with all the materials you need during the class but as the charm of rag rugging is often in the memories attached to old clothes, you're welcome to bring along any of your own clothing you’d like to incorporate, particularly if you have clothing with sentimental value that you'd like to use. There will be a good selection of fabrics to choose from on the day so you don't have to make a traditional Rag Rug Christmas Wreath - the sky's the limit where design is concerned!
Our rag rug teacher, Elspeth Jackson, is one of the leading rag ruggers in the country. She is one of the expert teachers at the Knitting & Stitching Show, has had a rag rug book, "Rag Rugs, Pillows & More," published on the subject and is a regular in craft magazines - you'll be in very good hands!
This class is suitable for all levels but do not hesitate to get in touch if you have any questions.
What's included in the price?
This class includes everything you need to complete your project (including the backing board for the wreath). You will also receive a free rag rug latch hook to continue the craft at home.
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