VIRTUAL WORKSHOP: Upcycled Rag Rug
Learn how to make a cute, custom rug for your home in this beginner-friendly, virtual workshop hosted via Zoom!
Led by instructor Molly George, you'll learn how to transform strips of fabric into stylish home decor using beginner crochet skills. No previous crochet experience is required!
This workshop will cover:
- How to crochet in the round
- How to properly cut used clothing and linens into strips suitable for crochet
- How to join fabric strips together
- How to experiment with color combinations for appealing results
The materials required for this project are simple-- all you need is fabric and a 15mm crochet hook! You can purchase a crochet hook here! Use code RAGRUG10 for 10% (discount code just for students attending this workshop).
Students are encouraged to use discarded clothing, bedding, or sewing scraps for this project! Medium weight woven fabrics work best for this project, but t-shirts and other knits that are not too thin or stretchy also work great. Feel free to bring a variety of items and the instructor will help you pick out what will work best! If you'd like to incorporate specific colors or textures, we have lots of fabric available for purchase in our online shop! Check out our selection here.
Fabric quantities required will vary depending on the desired size of your rug; approximately 5-6 yards of fabric will make a 2-foot rug.
Date & Time: select date above
Class Length: Approximately 2 hours
Location: This workshop will be hosted virtually via Zoom! Details will be emailed to you before the workshop.
Cost: $30, does not include tools or supplies. You can purchase the required 15mm crochet hook here. Use clothing/fabric you have at home and/or purchase fabric from our online shop! We ship everywhere and curbside pickup is available for local customers.
All class registrations are final; please view our policy for more information.
Meet Your Instructor
Molly George is a textile artist and teacher living in Brooklyn, NY. She is a graduate of Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD), a practicing artist, and a youth and adult teacher in the textile arts.