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Modern Rag Rugging Techniques
Modern Rag Rugging Techniques

Tue, 31 Jan


Thread Republic Textiles Hub

Modern Rag Rugging Techniques

Join craft tutor and maker Kim Searle for a relaxed and informative workshop learning Rag Rug techniques with a modern twist!

Time & Location

31 Jan 2023, 18:00 – 20:00

Thread Republic Textiles Hub, 23 Princess Alexandra Walk, Huddersfield HD1 2RS, UK

About the event

Rag Rugging is a technique traditionally used to turn rags into textural rags. In this open ended session you'll learn two versatile rag rug techniques that can be used to make a piece of wall art, homewares, a brooch or more. As rag rugging takes a long time to complete you may not finish your piece in the session (but if you opt to do a brooch you will do) but will go away with tools and skills to complete it. There will be a wide range of fabric scraps, recycled materials, colourful rope, buttons and other things to choose from to make your piece unique.

Skill Level: Beginner

You’ll need: Ideas of things to print

Materials included: Coffee sacks, recycled materials, cotton cord

Led by: Kim Searle

Tickets: tickets cost £25 and prebooking is required here

Healthy & Safety: during the workshop everyone will have their own materials and tools. Sanitiser and disinfectant will be available. If you feel unwell please let us know and stay home.

The space has level access. However, the toilet is down a few sets of stairs.

Course conditions: the workshop needs minimum numbers to run. In the unlikely event it doesn't meet this the workshop will be cancelled. Your booking is secured by payment and if you choose to cancel you get a refund up to 7 days before the event however after that no refund can be given. Please don’t arrive more than 10 minutes before the workshop starts, unless previously discussed.

This workshop is at the Thread Republic Hub in Huddersfield Piazza. We run a programme of workshops, drop in, activities and more alongside a textile scrap store.

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