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Age Requirement : 18+ Years of AgeTags: Textiles

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Discover the artistry of rug tufting, a creative process where participants will sketch a pattern on a cloth, then use a tufting gun to inject the yarn into the cloth.

Participants will delve into the hands-on experience of tufting their own unique designs. The process begins with sketching a pattern on a cloth, followed by using a tufting gun to intricately inject yarn into the fabric canvas. Each participant will be assigned the use of tufting gun and frame, all materials will be provided to create a rug approximately 20" x24". Over the two sessions participants will create a carpet of their own design which they can take home.

What to Expect:

Participants will explore the fascinating world of rug tufting, with each attendee provided with the necessary tools, including a tufting gun and frame. With expert guidance, you'll bring your vision to life, creating a stunning rug approximately 20" x 24".

Skills Learned:

- Sketching rug designs on cloth

- Operating a tufting gun with precision

- Weaving techniques for texture and color variety

Who Should Take This Class:

This workshop welcomes both beginners and those with some experience eager to explore the art of rug tufting and bring their designs to life.

What's Provided:

- All necessary materials for rug tufting, including yarn and fabric canvas.

- Expert guidance and assistance throughout both sessions.

- Tufting gun and frame assigned for individual use

The finished result looks like this:

Reserve your spot now for a captivating journey into the art of rug tufting. Limited spaces available. Unleash your creativity and take home a unique carpet crafted by your own hands!

Note: Please be aware that MakeHaven is located in New Haven, CT.

Sunday June 2nd, 2024 from 10:00 AM to  4:30 PM
770 Chapel Street
New Haven, 06510
United States
Workshop Ticket Fee
Standard Public Ticket $157.00
Partner Rate (Creative Arts, other makerspace) $142.00
MakeHaven Members $134.00

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You can apply at: Workshop Price Reduction Request.

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