Workshops

Workshops at The Rug Studio 2017

  • 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 2017 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
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 MONDAY CLASS IS NOT SUITABLE FOR BEGINNERS

Time 9.30am – 12.30pm
Fee £6.50 per person per session ( tea/coffee, biscuits and sometimes cake!)
July 3rd, 10th,17th, 24th,31st,

August 7th, 14th, 21st, 28th NO CLASS

September 4th, 11th NO CLASS, 18th, 25th

 

WORKSHOPS are £59 per person TIME 9.30am – 3.30pm (unless otherwise stated)

February 28th
Hooky and Proddy 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.

March 11th
Hooky and Proddy 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.

March 14th
Dye workshop £62 per person
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.

March 25th

Punch Hooking
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.

April 1st      Come to one or both sessions

Hints Tips and Techniques 9am 12 Noon £35 per person
There are a lot of tips that are really helpful for Rug Making. We will cover design/themes, materials, colour, hooking eyes so they look alive, cutting tips, hooking and proddy techniques, borders, backgrounds and whole lot more!

Hosiery Hooking 12.45pm- 3.45pm £35 per person
Hooking with hosiery is another adventure into rug hooking. In this session make a Mug Rug 4” square. It will give you time to learn the technique along with hints and tips that make hosiery hooking so enjoyable. Using hand dyed hose to creative a colourful piece. Fee includes hand dyed hosiery for this project

April 12th
Hooky and Proddy 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

May 6th
Hooky and Proddy 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.

May 16th
Beach Hut Days and Bunting
We all love Beach Huts and dream of sitting by the sea watching the world go by. I love them. This is an open class as far as technique/s go you can use Proddy, Hooking, Punching, add Appliqué and embellishments. Make a hanging, cushion or rug the choice is yours. Beach Huts are very easy to draw and colour themes are endless. Another fun workshop.

June 2nd – 4th  “Outdoorsy Hook in” – In Nottinghamshire
The hook in will be a weekend of fun and meeting up with other rug makers. There is plenty of room for you to bring caravans, motor homes and tents.
Please request brochure/booking form

June 14th
and
July 5th
Hooky and Proddy 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.

July 15th
Punch Hooking
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

September 8th – 11th
Reeth Rug Retreat residential Rug School in the Yorkshire Dales. Please request brochure

September 30th
Punching Wool into Wool
This is a fabulous workshops for beginner to experienced punchers. Punching into wool material either hand dyed or as is. Make a cushion, hanging or bag front with amazing results

October 7th
Hooky and Proddy 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.

October 21st
‘A Winter Scene’ with Ann Hewitt Hooking with yarn only please request brochure

November 14th
Hooky and Proddy 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

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

email priscillacameron1@googlemail.com
Tel 07752772474