MODERN RAG RUGGING TECHNIQUES with Kim Searle, Darn It! Workshops- Saturday 16th March 2024 9.45am

Thursday 14th March 2024 - Sunday 17th March 2024

NEC, Birmingham

90-minute workshop – cost £24.00

[Max 16 people]

Rag Rugging is a technique traditionally used to turn rags into textural rags. In this open ended session you'll learn two versatile rag rug techniques that can be used to make a piece of wall art, homewares, a brooch or more. As rag rugging takes a long time to complete you may not finish your piece in the session, but will go away with tools and skills to complete it at home. 

Advisory Note:

Suitable for beginners and all ages over 12+; children under 16, must have adult supervision.

Meet the Tutor
Kim Searle
Kim graduated from the University of Huddersfield BA Textile Crafts in 2012 after specialising in Printmaking with an emphasis on creative work within communities. Since leaving university she’s worked on various projects with a common vein of passing on creative skills and using creativity as a way to build up community, support positive mental health and bring people a lot of joy. She works under the name of Darn It! Workshops, primarily delivering creative workshops across the country, creative sessions in galleries, community groups, festivals, events, creative spaces and more. Kim recognises that everyone learns differently and adapts teaching styles to the individual, tries to only work with venues that are accessible, offers low-income options and strongly believes in the benefits of creativity for mental health. She also co-runs Thread Republic, a Textile Scrap Store and Sustainable Textile CIC based in Huddersfield.

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90-minute workshop – cost £24.00

[Max 16 people]

Rag Rugging is a technique traditionally used to turn rags into textural rags. In this open ended session you'll learn two versatile rag rug techniques that can be used to make a piece of wall art, homewares, a brooch or more. As rag rugging takes a long time to complete you may not finish your piece in the session, but will go away with tools and skills to complete it at home. 

Advisory Note:

Suitable for beginners and all ages over 12+; children under 16, must have adult supervision.

Meet the Tutor
Kim Searle
Kim graduated from the University of Huddersfield BA Textile Crafts in 2012 after specialising in Printmaking with an emphasis on creative work within communities. Since leaving university she’s worked on various projects with a common vein of passing on creative skills and using creativity as a way to build up community, support positive mental health and bring people a lot of joy. She works under the name of Darn It! Workshops, primarily delivering creative workshops across the country, creative sessions in galleries, community groups, festivals, events, creative spaces and more. Kim recognises that everyone learns differently and adapts teaching styles to the individual, tries to only work with venues that are accessible, offers low-income options and strongly believes in the benefits of creativity for mental health. She also co-runs Thread Republic, a Textile Scrap Store and Sustainable Textile CIC based in Huddersfield.