Giant Rag Rug Flower Workshop

Date/Time
Date(s) - 5 May 2018
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM


Come and join us for a fabulous celebration of Spring and make a giant rag rug flower.

Whilst learning the traditional rag rug making techniques of hooking and prodding you will make a large flower using recycled materials such as T-shirts, velvets, silks, tent material and plastic bags. The finished flower will be mounted  on a wire frame and backed and can be hung as a decoration or attached to a stem.

Rag rug making is a wonderful way to recycle old clothes, household textiles, yarns and even sheep fleece. The techniques are simple, the process is relaxing and thrifty however making a whole rug is a lengthy process.  From this Rag Rug Flower workshop you will take all the skills needed to make larger rugs in the future.

Workshop Tutor:
Workshop leader Sue Clow has been making rag rugs for over 20 years as part of her range of creative textile recycling. She teaches workshops at a variety of venues including museums and festivals and enjoys this down to earth art as part of a small holding life styleSee more on her website and Rag Art Studios Facebook Page  

Sue will provide all the tools and materials you will need but you are welcome to bring your own too. If possible please bring a sharp pair  of scissors. Tools, base fabrics and kits will also be available for sale for you to continue some creative projects at home.

This workshop is suitable for all abilities, including beginners. 

Places are limited to ten participants per event and must be booked in advance.

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Workshop Fee: £36 per person

NB. There is an additional £5 per workshop for materials, to be paid in cash on the day.

You may also be interested in other creative craft workshops at Denmark Farm including Needle-felting ~ Bumblebee. Please see our events calendar for our full list.
 
If you’d like to make a weekend of it and stay at Denmark Farm, please enquire about availability in our self-contained Eco Lodge or Shared Dormitory, Yurt or Eco Campsite.
 
 
 

Bookings

Rag Rug Flower workshop

£36.00


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