Rag Rugging for Beginners with Elspeth Jackson


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Learn to turn old rags into upcycled homeware with the beautiful craft of rag rugging! Our beginners' workshop is designed to give you all the skills you need to be able to start any rag rug project for yourself at home. With plenty of help from our expert instructor throughout the day, you will learn how to use rag rug equipment, how to work with hessian, how to choose and prepare materials, how to design for rag rug, how to do the two different types of rag rugging (loopy and shaggy) and how to finish your work. During the session you will get the opportunity to begin a rug, cushion or smaller project (depending on how ambitious you’re feeling!). All the rag rug materials are provided on the day and you'll get a latch hook to take home with you!

About your teacher: Elspeth Jackson is an avid crafter and professional rag rugger. She teaches craft-lovers all across the UK how to make beautiful rag rugs and upcycled pieces for the home. Her first book, "Rag Rugs, Pillows & More", was published internationally in 2016 and I am regular in craft magazines at home and abroad. You can find her on Instagram, Pinterest, Twitter and YouTube.

Skills needed: No previous experience necessary.

Materials: All materials will be provided, however if you have any fabrics (scraps, old clothing, special fabrics) you'd like to use in your rag rug project, feel free to bring them with you!

Class size: 8

Date: Sunday, 10 September, 10am - 4pm

Location: Our West Hampstead shop at West Hampstead Square NW6 2BR

Please note that there are no refunds for class bookings. For more information about our classes, refer to our Class Policies or contact us at [email protected]

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