Rug Braiding

  • Dates: Thursday, 5:00-7:00pm, 10 Weeks
  • Tuition: $80
  • Instructor: Cam Leon

Rug Braiding is used to create beautiful, sturdy rugs, using new or recycled fabric – usually wool. Choose your shape (oval, round, rectangular, etc.) and then develop your color scheme. Learn the techniques of braiding, lacing, increasing, tapering, butting and more as you make your own rug. The basic process is simple but there are many techniques and tricks to insure your rug lays flat and lasts a lifetime. While braided rugs are celebrated for their warm, traditional look, you can easily achieve a contemporary look or make objects other than rugs (cats love braided baskets!)

Due to the amount of time and attention needed by new rug braiding students (that is, students without any previous experience), we have limited the number of new students in this class to six. The total number of students in this class will be approximately 12.