Workshops

Refresh your skills with our regular workshops in Wales or contact Sue Clow (email or tel. 01974 298100) to book a private workshop, demonstration or talk. See below for a list of upcoming events and workshops, and links to more information.

Examples of workshops:-

Introduction to rag rug making…
how to do hooking , prodding and use a rugger: this workshop covers the basic rag rug making techniques and explains the use of various tools which are commonly found in your tool box

Rag rug flower making…
this workshop gives an introduction to hooking and prodding and results in a finished corsage. The workshop takes 2-3 hours and can be extended to a full day with garland making.

Rag Rug festive wreaths and garlands…
this workshop is a full day resulting in a finished piece and teaches many of the decorative applications of rag rug making.

Locker Hooking…
this rag rug making technique is useful for making really strong rugs from flimsy fabrics and suits geometric designs.

 

West Wales Wool Show

Saturday 6th October 2018 – 10am – 4:30pm

Queens Hall and Plas Hyfryd,
Narbeth

Great event for textile enthusiasts. Rag Art Studios stall.

Workshop: Recycling Woolen Blankets

Saturday 27th October 2018 – 10am – 4pm

Denmark Farm Conservation Centre,
Lampeter

Using the rag rug making techniques of hooking, prodding, braiding and standing wool. From this workshop you will take all the skills needed to make larger rugs in the future.

Workshop: Festive Rag Rug Wreath Making

Sunday 25th November – 10am – 4pm

Denmark Farm Conservation Centre,
Lampeter

Festive fun making a textile wreath using recycled fabrics and rag rug making
techniques.

Workshop: Festive Wool Decorations

Saturday 1st December

Denmark Farm Conservation Centre,
Lampeter

More information coming soon.