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Standing Wool - a traditional technique of rag rug making

Standing Wool - a traditional technique of rag rug making

Course Provider: Quillies

Contact Name: Rosemary Stow

Telephone: 07791603486

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Address:
Quillies
East Street
Rhayader
Powys
LD6 5DS

Course Length: 3 hours

Price: £30

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Course Start Dates
Saturday 4th November 2017

Description:

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.

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.


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