"Wardrobe Tales" Creative Textile Recycling using Rag Rug Making Techniques
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About the Course
A chance to explore lots of rag rug making techniques on a 4 week course at the wonderful Cletwr Community Shop in Tred'r-ddol nr Machynlleth.
3July... hooking and prodding. Make a flower badge.
10th July... locker hooking . Make a table mat.
17th July...Standing Wool. Make a pincushion.
24th July...Finish projects including the community rag rug.
A good course for both beginners and textile artists who want to experiment with lots of different tools, materials and effects. Rag rug making is a wonderful way to recycle old clothes and household textiles, yarns and even unspun fleece. The techniques are simple and the process is relaxing and thrifty. However making a whole rug is a lengthy process so we will make a series of small finished items and from this course you will take all the skills needed to make large rugs in future.
All tools and materials will be provided and more will be for sale on the day for you to continue some creative projects at home.
Sue Clow is a local textile artist with 30 years experience in textile recycling and designing.
She has experimented with many different textile techniques and sells tools and kits as
well as her handmade crafts… See more on her website
This workshop is suitable for all abilities, including beginners.
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?
All tools and materials will be provide by Sue. There will be a £5 charge for materials payable directly to Sue on the day. Please bring your own sharp scissors .
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Course Start DatesTuesday 3rd July 2018
- Accessible by public transport
- Disabled access
- Suitable for beginners
- Suitable for events & groups
- Teen friendly
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