Rags to Rugs - Rag Rug Making

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Wednesdays:
7pm - 9pm


New term starts:
Monday, 10th September 2018

£73 for 10 weeks
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Tutor
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


Autumn 2018 Term

  • Wednesday 12 September 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Wednesday 19 September 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Wednesday 26 September 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Wednesday 3 October 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Wednesday 10 October 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Wednesday 17 October 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Wednesday 24 October 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Wednesday 7 November 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Wednesday 14 November 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Wednesday 21 November 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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The Bridge Centre
Yarm Road
Darlington
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