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Intro to Rug Braiding 

  • Gorham Arts Alliance 34 School Street Gorham, ME, 04038 United States (map)

Intro to Rug Braiding

NOTE: 2nd of 3 classes

DATES: September 23 & 30; October 14 (Saturday: 3 classes)
TIME: 9:00am-11:30am

COST:  $59 (materials included)
NUMBER OF STUDENTS: 4 min/ 6 max
INSTRUCTOR: Lorraine Valentine

The three-strand braided wool rug is reminiscent of an era when rag rugs were considered an affordable way to reuse worn clothing and blankets to create a rug for the home.

FIRST CLASS: On the first day, participants will learn how to choose the right wool and begin the braiding process.
SECOND CLASS: The second class will be shaping the braid
THIRD CLASS: third class will be lacing.

The materials included will allow each participant to make a small trivet or chair seat.

TO REGISTER: please email

Earlier Event: September 26
Beginner Guitar
Later Event: October 3
Beginner Guitar