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Rag rugging was an essential feature of any Victorian home. Learn the traditional art of rag rugging using hessian sacking and recycled fabrics to create a unique cushion cover, picture, wall hanging, seat pad or rug.

What will you learn on this course?

You will learn how to use rag rugging equipment, make a design, select and prepare materials, techniques and how to finish off your work.

If you don't finish your masterpiece before the end of the session don’t worry, you will leave with full instructions, fabrics and a latch hook tool so there will be no excuse why you can't finish your masterpiece at home.

All equipment will be provided but it may be nice to bring along your unwanted fabrics or old clothing to include in your work.

Who is this course for?

This course is for adults aged 18+ years. It is open to Beginner and Improver Level.

The course may be accessible for people with disabilities who can participate in practical art and craft activities. Students can be accompanied by a carer or support worker. Carers must book a complimentary ticket if attending a course to provide support. The room is wheelchair accessible. Please contact us to discuss your specific situation and needs.

This course involves use of sewing machines, working at low tables and good dexterity is needed in your hands.

Do you need to bring anything?

We will provide basic materials, but you may wish to bring your own strips of fabric or other materials to make your rag rug truly unique.

Are there any additional costs?

There are no additional costs.

Who teaches this course?

Helen Lane