I came up with Potholder Rugs back in 1990 in response to the plethora of wool sweaters in the bales my business was buying that were not suitable for our other products. These rugs can be made from stained, torn and blemished clothing, and they are AMAZING! Woven on simple frame-looms, and custom-izable to any size and color for any décor! They are an inch thick, cushy and insulating beautiful in any setting AND - a real foot-gasm. Learn the whole process for making these good rugs you will enjoy for years.
This two day class is held at the idyllic Snow Farm in Wiliamsburg MA. where creatives gather to teach and learn and eat wonderful whole food, sleep over and generally kick up some high-jinx.
The process does take upper body strength - Most students will have time to make a 3x5ft rug to take home, yet those who want to work slower or smaller are welcome and accommodated.
No experience necessary.
Tools and most materials provided but if you want a specific color, or have used clothing to donate to the class, collect stretchy used clothing (including t-shirts, sweatshirts, fleeces, wool sweaters, leggings, etc in the color you desire. Machine wash and dry them and bring them with you! Each rug takes about 20 lbs of material - think of all the discarded clothing we can keep from the landfill!
Register at Snow Farm