Create your own Rug with Valerie

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Come and learn how to make your own beautiful rug!

You’ll learn how to use fabric to create a series of Amish or toothbrush knots with which to create a super pretty circular rug.

You can use pretty new fabric or even upcycle scraps of fabric you have lying around your home! A lovely way to put sentimental fabrics and old garments to use.

Your wonderful teacher Val will have lots of pretty fabrics to choose from but you are also welcome to bring in your own.

What will we cover?

In this hands-on class you will:

  • Learn and practice how to create an Amish knot
  • Learn where to source and how to select suitable fabric
  • Learn who to best cut and rip fabric yarn
  • Learn to join fabric strips
  • Learn and practice how to start a round rug
  • Learn how to finish off your rug (so you can continue working on your rug at home to achieve your chosen size)


    • Wheelchair Accessible Venue
    • Gender Neutral Bathrooms
    • Discounted Early Bird tickets
    • Quiet Spaces
    • Free Ticket for First Nation Attendees
    • Auslan Interpreter (Upon Request)

    Who will be teaching? 

    Valerie (she/her) is a passionate crafter and rag rug maker. 

    Her mission is to make use of fabric scraps and re-purpose fabric to avoid fabric going to landfill. 

    Valerie uses a number of rag rug techniques including Amish knot and crochet.

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