Rag Rug Weaving

Teacher: Kate Heywood | Date: Friday May 5 - Sunday May 7, 6:30pm-9:30pm Friday, 10am-4pm Saturday & Sunday | Location: SE Division Studio
Tuition: $300 | Materials: $35
There are 9 spots Available in this Class

Repurposed materials from sheets and clothing will be the basis of students’ exploration in texture, color, and shape-making using tapestry techniques. More info...

Across cultures, rag rugs have been woven from worn-out garments and textiles; a thrifty and utilitarian gesture in times when nothing went to waste. We’re excited to bring that no-waste spirit to this weekend intensive where students will create a rag rug using salvaged materials and learn to weave on a rigid-heddle loom. From sheets to clothing, repurposed materials will be the basis of students’ woven explorations of texture, color, and pattern. Loom and weaving materials will be provided, but students are welcome to bring their own salvaged textile materials as well.  

No previous experience necessary. This workshop is open to anyone 18 years old & over who meet the Essential Eligibility Criteria for Studio Workshops. All participants must accept the inherent risks of participating in a Studio Workshop and agree to sign a liability waiver. This waiver describes in more detail the risks you assume by participating in a Studio Workshop. PLEASE carefully review it!

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