Rag rugging is a lovely way of using up fabrics that may have been discarded to make an attractive and useful item.
The traditional technique of rag rugging using a hook and strips of fabric is easy to learn.
We will start by making a sample using both the hookie and proggy methods. We will experiment with different weights of fabrics and a variety of materials, look at design ideas and consider ways of finishing your work.
Students will then make a small item of their choice or start something bigger to be completed at home.
What to bring: Rag rugging is a technique developed to use recycled fabrics. New fabrics do not rug well. Bring old clothing, woollens, scarves, t-shirts. Anything you can tear or cut into strips. Also any wool you may have. Sewing kit to include a sharp pair of fabric scissors. Any kind of embroidery hoop. Marker pen.
The tutor will bring the tools you will need and some hessian if you need it.
Refunds are not available on this booking. Start dates may be amended on request.
- Any other materials not specified for the students to bring
- Expert tuition
- 1 to 1 guidance
- Detailed demonstrations
- A selection of tea, freshly brewed coffee, biscuits and delicious cakes
And of course you take your wonderful creations from the day.
Terms - Fee is payable on booking. If, having booked, you cancel your booking, we are unable to offer a refund. However, you may nominate someone else to attend the workshop or class in your place. We reserve the right to cancel a workshop up to 48 hours prior to the workshop date. We will only cancel due to insufficient places sold and you will be refunded the full amount paid.
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