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Rags to Rugs - Rag Rug Making

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7pm - 9pm

£73 for 10 weeks
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Sue Angus

Learn traditional rag rug techniques with this addictive craft

About the course

Learn traditional rag rug techniques, including Clippy, proddy and hooking for contemporary recycling. Hessian and tools are provided, but please save your old clothes!

Lots of fun, very sociable and potentially addictive!

Course Itinerary

Sue will start students with a Proddy rug which most people are familiar with and is the simplest technique. The hessian base and tools for use during the course will be provided and she will outline the best materials to use. This technique will then be used to make a wreath, small 3D items, Christmas decorations and cushions.

The second more detailed method of rug making is Hooking using hessian and a different tool. A smaller project will be achieved using this method, running in conjunction with the other projects all as part of your ten week course.

About the Tutor

After 35 years of self employment in various textile crafts, Sue Angus decided to concentrate on rag rug making ten years ago. This is an inventive, inexpensive and artistic way to recycle unloved fashion.

Discover the world of traditional rag rugging in a contemporary context.

Upcoming Rags to Rugs - Rag Rug Making Sessions

Getting to The Bridge

The Bridge Centre
Yarm Road

The Bridge is a short drive from Darlington Town Centre, with free parking available on-site and in the surrounding area.

There is also a covered space to store bicycles.

Getting here by Bus

A number of Arriva buses stop outside The Bridge, including numbers: 2, 3B and 12

Getting here by Train

We're a ten minute walk from Darlington Train Station. From the Yarm Road entrance to the station, turn right onto Yarm Road (walking away from the town centre), and follow the road towards the corner of Hundens Lane.

Accessible Facilities

Our building is fully accessible including disabled facilities.
Dropped curbs are in use in the surrounding area for wheelchair access to the building.

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