Wednesday, 26 October 2016

2018 Workshops

2018 Workshops 

Workshops are £60 per person - Time 9.30am - 3.30pm   
(unless otherwise stated)
they are at The Rug Studio 

There are plenty of workshops to attend through 2018 from beginners to experienced Rug Makers 
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 RUG GROUP meet at The Rug Studio Monday 9.30 - 12.30 £6.50 per person. You are welcome to join us but please email to let me know you would like to come along. No teaching. Not suitable for beginners

May 7th Bank Holiday no class, 14th 21st 28th Bank Holiday no class
June 4th 11th 18th 25th
July 2nd 9th 16th 23rd 30th
August 6th 13th 20th


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. The top picture is Proddy and the middle is Hooked you can choose which technique you like or you can put both techniques together to make some texture. If you prefer you can purchase a pattern to work on they are listed on my website www.ragrugsuk.co.uk (order before class) this workshop is Suitable for beginners to experienced.

Dates to be decided please contact me
Dye workshop £64 per person 
Learn lots of dye techniques to transform ugly duckling material into beauties!. Simple dye techniques make fabulous jewel coloured pieces that are exciting to hook, prod or punch with. Yes you can learn to dye like this wow!                                                                         £64 per person includes some material and dyes.



Hooky and Proddy 
£60 per person
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
Contact for dates
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
June 9th
July 10th
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 - 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

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


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.

Yarn Hooky
Hooking with yarn wool/synthetics and fancy is becoming very popular and will add another dimension to your rug work. You can use any design but the workshop will be hooking with yarn ONLY. There is such a fabulous selection of yarns that will make your designs sing!....



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.

B&B available in Lowdham at Cockerbeck Cottage where Cath looks after you very well and loves having Rug Makers stay from all over the world. There is a train station at the bottom of the village about a 5 minute walk to Cockerbeck Cottage. I can pick up and drop off at the B&B or the station on the day of your workshop/s.
Lowdham is a 5 minute drive from my studio.
There are other B&B's locally  I send a full list with receipt once workshops are booked.