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Ragged Life Full Day Beginners Rag Rug Workshop British Rag Rugging - Full Day Class

British Rag Rugging - Full Day Class

Sunday, 11th August 2024

10:00-15:30

Learn the traditional shaggy, short shaggy and loopy techniques of rag rugging into hessian, whilst making a project of your choice. Includes all materials & refreshments, (exc Beckenham which has as on-site café), but please bring your lovely self and a packed lunch. 

    KHY Sewing School, Beckenham, Greater London

    £80.00

    10 spaces remaining

    Ragged Life Full Day Beginners Rag Rug Workshop British Rag Rugging - Full Day Class

    British Rag Rugging - Full Day Class

    Saturday, 15th June 2024

    10:00-16:00

    Learn the traditional shaggy, short shaggy and loopy techniques of rag rugging into hessian, whilst making a project of your choice. Includes all materials & refreshments, (exc Beckenham which has as on-site café), but please bring your lovely self and a packed lunch. 

      Ragged Life HQ, Hertfordshire

      £80.00

      9 spaces remaining

      Ragged Life Full Day Beginners Rag Rug Workshop British Rag Rugging - Full Day Class

      British Rag Rugging - Full Day Class

      Saturday, 26th October 2024

      10:00-15:30

      Learn the traditional shaggy, short shaggy and loopy techniques of rag rugging into hessian, whilst making a project of your choice. Includes all materials & refreshments, (exc Beckenham which has as on-site café), but please bring your lovely self and a packed lunch. 

        Ragged Life HQ, Hertfordshire

        £80.00

        12 spaces remaining

        Ragged Life Full Day Beginners Rag Rug Workshop British Rag Rugging - Full Day Class

        British Rag Rugging - Full Day Class

        Friday, 9th August 2024

        10:00-15:30

        Learn the traditional shaggy, short shaggy and loopy techniques of rag rugging into hessian, whilst making a project of your choice. Includes all materials & refreshments, (exc Beckenham which has as on-site café), but please bring your lovely self and a packed lunch. 

          Ragged Life HQ, Hertfordshire

          £80.00

          11 spaces remaining

          Ragged Life Full Day Beginners Rag Rug Workshop British Rag Rugging - Full Day Class

          British Rag Rugging - Full Day Class

          Saturday, 5th October 2024

          10:00-15:30

          Learn the traditional shaggy, short shaggy and loopy techniques of rag rugging into hessian, whilst making a project of your choice. Includes all materials & refreshments, (exc Beckenham which has as on-site café), but please bring your lovely self and a packed lunch. 

            Clifton Terrace, Brighton

            £80.00

            7 spaces remaining

            Ragged Life Full Day Beginners Rag Rug Workshop British Rag Rugging - Full Day Class

            British Rag Rugging - Full Day Class

            Sunday, 14th July 2024

            10:00-16:00

            Learn the traditional shaggy, short shaggy and loopy techniques of rag rugging into hessian, whilst making a project of your choice. Includes all materials & refreshments, (exc Beckenham which has as on-site café), but please bring your lovely self and a packed lunch. 

              Staple Hill, Bristol

              £80.00

              7 spaces remaining

              Ragged Life Full Day Beginners Rag Rug Workshop British Rag Rugging - Full Day Class

              British Rag Rugging - Full Day Class

              Saturday 28th September 2024

              10:00-15:30

              Learn the traditional shaggy, short shaggy and loopy techniques of rag rugging into hessian, whilst making a project of your choice. Includes all materials & refreshments, (exc Beckenham which has as on-site café), but please bring your lovely self and a packed lunch. 

                Staple Hill, Bristol

                £80.00

                10 spaces remaining

                Ragged Life Full Day Beginners Rag Rug Workshop British Rag Rugging - Full Day Class

                British Rag Rugging - Full Day Class

                Saturday, 5th October 2024

                10:00-16:00

                Learn the traditional shaggy, short shaggy and loopy techniques of rag rugging into hessian, whilst making a project of your choice. Includes all materials & refreshments, (exc Beckenham which has as on-site café), but please bring your lovely self and a packed lunch. 

                  The Potter's Wheel, Wallingford, Oxfordshire

                  £80.00

                  5 spaces remaining

                  Ragged Life Full Day Beginners Rag Rug Workshop British Rag Rugging - Full Day Class

                  British Rag Rugging - Full Day Class

                  Saturday, 13th July 2024

                  10:00-16:00

                  Learn the traditional shaggy, short shaggy and loopy techniques of rag rugging into hessian, whilst making a project of your choice. Includes all materials & refreshments, (exc Beckenham which has as on-site café), but please bring your lovely self and a packed lunch. 

                    The Viking Loom, York

                    £80.00

                    7 spaces remaining

                    Christmas Project Workshop - Shaggy Wreath or Hooked Bauble - Full Day Class Christmas Project Workshop - Shaggy Wreath or Hooked Bauble - Full Day Class

                    Christmas Project Workshop - Shaggy Wreath or Hooked Bauble - Full Day Class

                    Sunday, 17th November 2024

                    10:00 - 15:30

                    In this full day class class, you can choose your project, either a festive shaggy wreath (full size or mini) or a charming hooked bauble.  Whether full-sized or mini, our wreaths are perfect to jazz up your Christmas tree, mantlepiece or front door, but the sky's the limit in terms of what you can use them for. 

                    Alternatively, hone your loopy rag rug technique making a cute, festive Christmas bauble, which can be used as a placemat or chic hanging decoration. 

                    Suitable for beginners or improvers. Includes all materials & refreshments.

                    KHY Sewing School, Beckenham, Greater London

                    £80.00

                    10 spaces remaining

                    Christmas Project Workshop - Shaggy Wreath or Hooked Bauble - Full Day Class Christmas Project Workshop - Shaggy Wreath or Hooked Bauble - Full Day Class

                    Christmas Project Workshop - Shaggy Wreath or Hooked Bauble - Full Day Class

                    Sunday, 10th November 2024

                    10:00 - 15:30

                    In this full day class class, you can choose your project, either a festive shaggy wreath (full size or mini) or a charming hooked bauble.  Whether full-sized or mini, our wreaths are perfect to jazz up your Christmas tree, mantlepiece or front door, but the sky's the limit in terms of what you can use them for. 

                    Alternatively, hone your loopy rag rug technique making a cute, festive Christmas bauble, which can be used as a placemat or chic hanging decoration. 

                    Suitable for beginners or improvers. Includes all materials & refreshments.

                    Staple Hill, Bristol

                    £80.00

                    10 spaces remaining

                    Christmas Project Workshop - Shaggy Wreath or Hooked Bauble - Full Day Class Christmas Project Workshop - Shaggy Wreath or Hooked Bauble - Full Day Class

                    Christmas Project Workshop - Shaggy Wreath or Hooked Bauble - Full Day Class

                    Sunday, 3rd November 2024

                    10:00 - 15:30

                    In this full day class class, you can choose your project, either a festive shaggy wreath (full size or mini) or a charming hooked bauble.  Whether full-sized or mini, our wreaths are perfect to jazz up your Christmas tree, mantlepiece or front door, but the sky's the limit in terms of what you can use them for. 

                    Alternatively, hone your loopy rag rug technique making a cute, festive Christmas bauble, which can be used as a placemat or chic hanging decoration. 

                    Suitable for beginners or improvers. Includes all materials & refreshments.

                    Ragged Life HQ, Hertfordshire

                    £80.00

                    11 spaces remaining

                    Christmas Project Workshop - Shaggy Wreath or Hooked Bauble - Full Day Class Christmas Project Workshop - Shaggy Wreath or Hooked Bauble - Full Day Class

                    Christmas Project Workshop - Shaggy Wreath or Hooked Bauble - Full Day Class

                    Saturday, 16th November 2024

                    10:00 - 15:30

                    In this full day class class, you can choose your project, either a festive shaggy wreath (full size or mini) or a charming hooked bauble.  Whether full-sized or mini, our wreaths are perfect to jazz up your Christmas tree, mantlepiece or front door, but the sky's the limit in terms of what you can use them for. 

                    Alternatively, hone your loopy rag rug technique making a cute, festive Christmas bauble, which can be used as a placemat or chic hanging decoration. 

                    Suitable for beginners or improvers. Includes all materials & refreshments.

                    Clifton Terrace, Brighton

                    £80.00

                    8 spaces remaining

                    Coiled Rope Baskets & Bags - Full Day Class Coiled Rope Baskets & Bags - Full Day Class

                    Coiled Rope Baskets & Bags - Full Day Class

                    Sunday 29th September 2024

                    10:30 - 16:00

                    Learn how to build different-shaped rope baskets with handles and bags in this beginners coiled rope class. This workshop is best done with your own sewing machine (as it'll set you up to continue with the technique), but adjustments can be made if you are unable to bring one with you (please get in touch beforehand). Includes materials & refreshments, but please bring a packed lunch. 

                    Ragged Life HQ, Hertfordshire

                    £80.00

                    1 spaces remaining

                    Limited Edition Guest Workshop - Eco Printing with Fiona Balding Limited Edition Guest Workshop - Eco Printing with Fiona Balding

                    Limited Edition Guest Workshop - Eco Printing with Fiona Balding

                    Sunday 7th July 2024

                    10:00 - 16:00

                    Eco printing is a magical process that uses the natural tannins and dyes held within a plant to print spectacular shapes and prints onto fabrics and paper. This workshop is designed to teach beginners the skills and techniques needed to produce beautiful, unique eco prints at home. Learn all about the equipment and simple mordanting techniques, as well as where to source fabrics and supplies. Eco-printing expert Fiona will be on hand to help you experiment with a variety of natural materials to create different compositions on a variety of different fabrics and materials. All class materials are provided, but you can make this class truly unique by using leaves and flowers from your local area / garden to add that special something to your design. Please bring along a packed lunch.

                      Ragged Life HQ, Hertfordshire

                      £80.00

                      4 spaces remaining

                      Limited Edition Guest Workshop - Fabric Painting with internationally acclaimed textile designer Sarah Campbell

                      Limited Edition Guest Workshop - Fabric Painting with internationally acclaimed textile designer Sarah Campbell

                      Sunday 20th October 2024

                      10:00 - 16:00

                      Under the guidance and expertise of acclaimed textile designer, Sarah Campbell, have fun designing and painting directly onto fabric; make a pattern for yourself, or your home in this colourful, playful workshop. Using calico and organic cotton, students will leave with samplers of techniques for reference or for their own home sewing projects, as well as having the opportunity to paint a ready-made accessory of their choice – such as a bag, a cushion, a tea-towel or a wall-hanging.

                      No previous artistic experience necessary - Sarah specialises in joyous, abstract painting so don’t worry if you consider yourself “not arty” – this workshop is all about experimentation with colour and pattern and you’ve got an expert to guide you! And there's room for painting something flowery if you feel like it.

                      Leave the workshop armed with the knowledge of how to use different fabric painting techniques, how to use heat-settable fabric paints and how to wash and look after your pieces.

                      All equipment provided, but please bring an apron and a packed lunch

                        Ragged Life HQ, Hertfordshire

                        £80.00

                        7 spaces remaining

                        Limited Edition Guest Workshop - Natural Dyeing with Zoe Burt Limited Edition Guest Workshop - Natural Dyeing with Zoe Burt

                        Limited Edition Guest Workshop - Natural Dyeing with Zoe Burt

                        Saturday 14th September 2024

                        10:00 - 16:00

                        Discover the joy of natural dyeing and creating colour from plants and spices sourced from your kitchen, garden or allotment. Expert teacher Zoe will guide you through the history of this fascinating heritage craft, as well as sharing ideas for how it can be used in contemporary craft. Get hands-on making your own very own natural dye swatch book and come away with fool-proof recipes for natural dying fabrics for yourself at home. The beautiful, soft colourways created through natural dyeing are just beautiful and would be wonderful to apply to all manner of textile projects, including rag rugs.

                        All class materials are provided, please bring along a packed lunch.

                          Ragged Life HQ, Hertfordshire

                          £80.00

                          10 spaces remaining

                          Ragged Life Rag Rug Wreath Beginners Workshop British Rag Rugging - Half Day Class

                          British Rag Rugging - Half Day Class

                          Christmas Wreath Making - Sunday, 17th November 2024

                          10:00 - 13:00

                          Perfect for dipping your toe into rag rugging.  Learn the traditional shaggy, short shaggy and loopy techniques of rag rugging into hessian.  Includes all materials & refreshments.

                          Ragged Life HQ, Hertfordshire

                          £40.00

                          10 spaces remaining

                          Ragged Life Half Day Beginners Rag Rug Workshop British Rag Rugging - Half Day Class

                          British Rag Rugging - Half Day Class

                          Saturday, 7th September 2024

                          10:00 - 13:00

                          Perfect for dipping your toe into rag rugging.  Learn the traditional shaggy, short shaggy and loopy techniques of rag rugging into hessian.  Includes all materials & refreshments.

                          Ragged Life HQ, Hertfordshire

                          £40.00

                          12 spaces remaining

                          Ragged Life Half Day Beginners Rag Rug Workshop British Rag Rugging - Half Day Class

                          British Rag Rugging - Half Day Class

                          Sunday, 30th June 2024

                          10:00 - 13:00

                          Perfect for dipping your toe into rag rugging.  Learn the traditional shaggy, short shaggy and loopy techniques of rag rugging into hessian.  Includes all materials & refreshments.

                          Ragged Life HQ, Hertfordshire

                          £40.00

                          4 spaces remaining

                          Locker Hooking - Half Day Class Locker Hooking - Half Day Class

                          Locker Hooking - Half Day Class

                          Saturday, 19th October 2024

                          10:00 - 13:00

                          Learn the basics of locker hooking in this 3 hour class. Learn how to bind your rug canvas, prepare your fabrics and, of course, locker hook!  Includes all materials & refreshments.  


                          Ragged Life HQ Hertfordshire

                          £40.00

                          12 spaces remaining

                          Peg Loom Weaving - Half Day Class Peg Loom Weaving - Half Day Class

                          Peg Loom Weaving - Half Day Class

                          Saturday, 19th October 2024

                          14:30 - 17:30

                          Learn the basics of peg loom weaving in this 3 hour class. You'll learn how to warp up the loom, prepare materials, build your design and finally secure your weaving. Includes all materials & refreshments.

                          Ragged Life HQ, Hertfordshire

                          £40.00

                          12 spaces remaining

                          Two String Loom 3D Table Christmas Tree - Half Day Class Two String Loom 3D Table Christmas Tree - Half Day Class

                          Two String Loom 3D Table Christmas Tree - Half Day Class

                          Saturday, 16th November 2024

                          10:00 - 13:00

                          In this three hour beginner class, use a simple two string loom to make a cute 3D table Christmas tree from fabric scraps. You'll go home with a festive tree to finish at home, learning along the way how to warp up the loom, prepare materials and secure them in position. Includes all materials & refreshments.

                          Ragged Life HQ, Hertfordshire

                          £40.00

                          12 spaces remaining

                          Beginner Online Rag Rug Workshop including tools posted to you Live Online Techniques Class - Tools Included

                          Live Online Techniques Class - Tools Included

                          Sunday, 28th July 2024

                          14:00 - 15:30 Current UK Time

                          Learn all the basics of British rag rugging in this 1½ hour live online workshop. Familiarise yourself with the tools, learn how to prep fabric, and try three British rag rug techniques. To receive your tools in time for the workshop, please book one week in advance.

                          Materials posted to you: Latch hook, Gauge, Spring Tool, Practice Hessian, Fabric, Worksheet Online

                          £50.00

                          9 spaces remaining

                          How to design a rag rug online class by Ragged Life Live Online Design Class

                          Live Online Design Class

                          Tuesday, 16th July 2024

                          17:30 - 19:00 Current UK Time

                          This workshop is designed for those who have already learnt the basics of rag rugging, but would like to improve their rag rug design skills. You will learn where best to find inspiration, how to use choose a successful rug design, selecting colours, using different fabrics to best effect, where to begin, and how to vary techniques. 

                          No specific tools needed. A basic knowledge of rag rugging is preferred, but not necessary. Worksheet Online

                          £20.00

                          10 spaces remaining

                          Beginners Rag Rug Workshop Online without tools Live Online Techniques Class

                          Live Online Techniques Class

                          Sunday, 28th July 2024

                          14:00 - 15:30 Current UK Time

                          Beginner Rag Rug Techniques: Learn all the basics of British rag rugging in this 1½ hour online workshop. Familiarise yourself with the tools, learn how to prep fabric, and try three British rag rug techniques. Tools NOT included. Please ensure you have a latch hook, gauge & spring tool before booking this class.

                          Materials posted to you: Practice Hessian, Fabric, Worksheet Online

                          £25.00

                          9 spaces remaining

                          Live Online Class - Locker Hooking - With Hook

                          Live Online Class - Locker Hooking - With Hook

                          Sunday, 28th July 2024

                          10:00 - 11:30 Current UK Time

                          Learn the basics of locker hooking in this 1½ hour online class. Learn how to bind your rug canvas, prepare your fabrics and, of course, locker hook! To receive your materials in time for the workshop, please book 5 days in advance.

                          Materials posted to you: stainless steel locker hook, locking medium, rug canvas & fabric to learn. If you would like a particular colour scheme then please bring your own fabric strips to the class. Online

                          £35.00

                          10 spaces remaining

                          Live Online Class - Peg Loom Weaving - Loom & Materials Included Live Online Class - Peg Loom Weaving - Loom & Materials Included

                          Live Online Class - Peg Loom Weaving - Loom & Materials Included

                          Saturday, 13th July 2024

                          10:00 - 11:30 Current UK Time

                          Learn the basics of peg loom weaving in this 1.5 hour online class. Learn how to warp up the loom, prepare materials, build your design and finally secure your weaving. To receive your tools in time for the workshop, please book 5 days in advance.

                          Materials posted to you: 50cm wooden peg loom; threader; warp & fabric to learn. If you would like a particular colour scheme then please bring your own fabric strips to the class. Online

                          £55.00

                          9 spaces remaining

                          Live Online Class - No Sew Braid-In Rag Rug Technique Live Online Class - No Sew Braid-In Rag Rug Technique

                          Live Online Class - No Sew Braid-In Rag Rug Technique

                          Saturday, 13th July 2024

                          14:00 - 15:30 Current UK Time

                          Learn the basics of the "No Sew" Braid-In Rag Rug technique in this 1.5 hour online class. You will make a beautiful, spiral-woven braid-in coaster, which can be continued into a rug later or finished off in the class. In this style of braided rag rug, tails are worked in as you weave, so no stitching together is required at the end.  All materials posted, but please bring along scissors to the class. 

                           To receive your materials in time for the workshop, please book 5 days in advance.

                          Materials posted: Wooden needles & fabric to learn. If you would like a particular colour scheme then please bring your own fabric strips to the class. Online

                          £30.00

                          1 spaces remaining

                          Live Online Class - Peg Loom Weaving - Without Tools Live Online Class - Peg Loom Weaving - Without Tools

                          Live Online Class - Peg Loom Weaving - Without Tools

                          Saturday, 13th July 2024

                          10:00 - 11:30 Current UK Time

                          Learn the basics of peg loom weaving in this 1.5 hour online class. Learn how to warp up the loom, prepare materials, build your design and finally secure your weaving. To receive your fabric in time for the workshop, please book 5 days in advance.  Before booking this class, please ensure you have a peg loom, pegs, threader and warp.

                          Materials posted to you: Fabric to learn. If you would like a particular colour scheme then please bring your own fabric strips to the class. Online

                          £20.00

                          7 spaces remaining

                          Live Online Class - Locker Hooking - Without Hook

                          Live Online Class - Locker Hooking - Without Hook

                          Sunday, 28th July 2024

                          10:00 - 11:30 Current UK Time

                          Learn the basics of locker hooking in this 1½ hour online class. Learn how to bind your rug canvas, prepare your fabrics and, of course, locker hook! To receive your materials in time for the workshop, please book 5 days in advance. Please ensure you have a locker hook before booking this class.

                          Materials posted to you: locking medium, rug canvas & fabric to learn. If you would like a particular colour scheme then please bring your own fabric strips to the class. Online

                          £28.00

                          10 spaces remaining

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