Weave Your Own Rag Rug
Learn to weave your very own rug. You’ll explore the basics of weaving on a floor loom and leave the class with at least one finished 2’ x 3’ rug. Bring fabric scraps like old linens, t-shirts or even jeans. Rag rugs are easy and fun to weave and they make great gifts!
- Students should plan to bring in scrap fabric. All other materials are provided. A lunch break will be provided. Students are encouraged to bring a bagged lunch.
About the Instructor
Patrick Carter holds a BFA in Craft and Material Studies, with a focus in weaving, from Virginia Commonwealth University. After graduating, he has worked for several local weavers and spent time at Penland School of Crafts in North Carolina. Using pigments and dyes, his weavings explore color relationships, gestural lines, and most recently the abstraction of the human form. His current focus is on translating drawings to woven cloth through the technique of warp painting.See More Classes By Instructor