Workshops at The Rug Studio 2018

  • Try Traditional Rag Rug making (Hooky and Proddy) to make a rug, wall hanging or cushion. Patterns are available or design your own. Use recycled or new material to create your rug. There are plenty of workshops to attend through 2018 from beginners to experienced rug makers and for anyone wanting to brush up on skills. The workshops include Hooking, Proddy, Punch Hooking, Specialised classes in Design, Appliqué with Hooky and Proddy, Hints tips and techniques.
  • My studio is a bright light and cheerful place to work. The classes are usually limited to about 7 or 8 students.
  • If you would like to come for a workshop and the listed dates are not suitable please email or telephone to arrange a suitable date.
  •  Once your class/es have been paid an information sheet and receipt will be sent.                  If you have any questions on any of the workshop please email

Oxton Monday Class                                                                                                                                   Time 9.30am – 12.30pm                                                                                                       Fee £6.50  per session per person (tea/coffee/ biscuits and sometimes cake!)
Come and join us on Monday mornings for 3 hours of Rug Making. There is time to work on your project, start a new rug and enjoy having a chat. This is not a teaching class but I am on hand for any help you might need. Come every week or just when it suits you. Please email or telephone to say you are coming. If you are in the area and would like to drop in and join us you are very welcome.                                                                                     NB this class is not suitable for beginners                                                             January  29th          February 5th 12th 19th 26th      March 5th 12th 19th 26th April 9th 16th 23rd 30th                 May 14th 21st                               June 4th 11th 18th 25th


WORKSHOPS  £60 per person TIME 9.30am – 3.30pm 

Hooky and Proddy  £60 per person
February 28th
March 20th
May 1st
July 3rd
September 18th
October 27th
November 10th
Learn both techniques, design a rug, wall hanging or cushion. Lots of hints and tips to make rug making fun and easy. Suitable for beginners to experienced.

Dye workshop
£64 per person
March 13th
May 9th
Learn easy and fun dye techniques transforming material into jewel like colours. You will dye up some amazing colours for hooky and proddy. Fee includes dyes and some materials for the day

Punch Hooking
£60 per person
April 14th
June 9th
Punching is an easy technique using a punch needle yarn and/or material. Punching works up quite quickly and is suitable for making cushions, hangings or rugs. All equipment can be purchased at the workshop

The next two events are based in the Yorkshire Dales

September 8th – 10th
Reeth Rug Retreat residential Rug School in the Yorkshire Dales near Richmond. Please request brochure January 2018

October 13th and 14th
Hooking in the Dales a selection of workshops will be running in Reeth near Richmond Nth Yorkshire. Please request brochure available February 2018

Group workshops   Workshops can be arranged by mutual agreement, book workshops for your friends or group, give a workshop as a gift.

Tel 07752772474