Strathalbyn, SA – Rug Expo

Do you “up-cycle”? Learn how to turn your fabric stash into wearable art, decorator items and more using traditional and contemporary techniques.

Places are still available for the workshops next month (Oct. 11 & 12) in Strathalbyn, SA.

Fibre artists  who are all members of both the International Guild of Handhooking Rugmakers (TIGHR) and the Australian Rugmakers Guild (ARG) will meet in “Strath” to offer you an interesting weekend of workshops, discussions, and great company!

Don’t miss on your chance to learn this craft or expand   your current skills

Click the links for workshop descriptions.


Saturday & Sunday, 11 & 12 October 2014

Town Hall, High St. Strathalbyn, South Australia

All welcome

Workshops available

  1. Waldoboro (3D)/ Sculptural hooking; Judi Tompkins Profile Workshop Description
  2. Hooking an A3 sized facial portrait from a photograph; Portrait Workshop Chris Noorbergen
  3. Fibre Sculptures; Maggie Whyte Artist Profile & class description
  4. Braiding Techniques; Kathleen Smith & Barbara Philllips Profile and Workshop Description
  5. Proddy;   Miriam Miller
  6. Punchneedle Hooking; Jacqui Thomson Profile & Workshop Description
  7. Dyeing Safely in the Kitchen;  Joy Marshall Class Description
  8. Traditional rug hooking; Jo Franco Profile & Workshop Description
  9. Toothbrush rug making;  Judith Stephens Profile & Workshop Description

 Beginners Welcome – tools/supplies provided.

For bookings, please email or phone 08-8536-3451
You can also go to the Current Calendar tab of for workshop and instructor profiles.