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Standing Wool - a traditional technique of rag rug making

Duration: 10am to 4pm

Price: £45

Book with: Rosemary Stow
at Quillies

East Street

Course Start Dates

Course dates are flexible; please get in touch for the next available date.

About the Course

Explore the traditional technique of standing wool rug making with Rosemary Stow - one of only a handful of practitioners of this forgotten craft.

The workshop will be held upstairs at Quillies, a craft shop in Rhayader in the heart of Wales. Places will be limited to 10. There is a possibility of running a smaller workshop downstairs for those with mobility problems

As with all rag rug making techniques, standing wool uses upcycled materials - specifically boiled wool. All tools and materials will be provided but, if you have any wool jumpers or scarves that have shrunk in the wash please bring them along.

At the end of the workshop you will have made a couple of coasters and/ or a trivet which could also form the centre of a rug should you wish to continue with this craft.

If booking with a CraftCourses voucher for part or all of the course fee, please fill in the contact form above. Your voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.

What's included in the price?

The price for the workshop includes all materials used on the day with the possibility of buying more to take home.

Tea , coffee and biscuits will be available on arrival and throughout the workshop.
Lunch is also provided

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  • Suitable for beginners