Rug Making Techniques for Beginners & Improvers

Ref: C3533833

To be shown different techniques and materials used to make rag rugs and other items. You 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. You will pick one technique and plan your own project too, using that technique.

Course aim

The purpose of the course is to show different techniques and materials that can be used to make rag rugs. We will also plan a small project to complete using one of the techniques learnt.

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:

  • Demonstrate at least one technique that can be used for rag rug making.
  • Plan a piece of using one of the techniques learned.
  • State which technique I like best and why.
  • Evaluate how to improve my project if created again.
  • Show my work to group for comments.

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. You 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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Rug Making Techniques for Beginners & Improvers

Conditions

As a registered charity, and to meet our funders’ requirements, we need to check a few things with you before you enrol. Please check the details below to ensure you meet the basic eligibility critiera:

  • You are paying the standard fee (with a credit or debit card) or you are on any of the qualifying benefits
  • You have a valid email address so that you can receive confirmation of your booking
  • 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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