Introduction to Rugmaking

Ref: C3533536

To be shown different techniques and materials used to make rag rugs and other items. The group will learn about latch hook rug making as well as, weaving, and plaiting rugs using different materials such as old duvets, t-shirt off cuts and wool. This course is free to all that are in receipt of any income based benefit.

Course aim

The purpose of the course is to show different techniques and materials that can be used to make rag rugs and other items such as bags, coasters and cushions.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • This course is for beginners and improvers

By the end of the course I should be able to:

  • Follow instructions to know how to make a rag rug.
  • Share what they have made and talk about it
  • share idea and techniques with others
  • Comment and share ideas on work done by others
  • Use one of the rag rug techniques for their own project

How will I be taught?

What kind of feedback can I expect?

What else do I need to know?

Tutor will supply resources for tutor lead activities Learners will be encouraged to bring in their own creative rug making projects and share their techniques too.

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

What can I do next?

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Introduction to Rugmaking


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  • You are paying the standard fee (with a credit or debit card) or you are on any of the qualifying benefits
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  • You have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • You are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2021
  • You declare that the address you provide is correct and that you will provide evidence of this and your eligibility to live and work in the UK
  • You have read and accept our standard terms and conditions

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