Rag Rugs with Reina Young, Linda Hee & Linda Taylor

  • 29 Jan 2023
  • 26 Mar 2023
  • 8 sessions
  • 29 Jan 2023, 1:00 PM 4:00 PM (HST)
  • 05 Feb 2023, 1:00 PM 4:00 PM (HST)
  • 12 Feb 2023, 1:00 PM 4:00 PM (HST)
  • 19 Feb 2023, 1:00 PM 4:00 PM (HST)
  • 05 Mar 2023, 1:00 PM 4:00 PM (HST)
  • 12 Mar 2023, 1:00 PM 4:00 PM (HST)
  • 19 Mar 2023, 1:00 PM 4:00 PM (HST)
  • 26 Mar 2023, 1:00 PM 4:00 PM (HST)
  • Downtown Art Center, Orange Room, 1041 Nuuanu Ave., Second Floor, Honolulu, HI 96817
  • 5

Registration


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Register Online Now through January 22, 2023.

Join us for Rag Rugs with Reina Young, Linda Hee & Linda Taylor.

Learn how to weave a rag rug. Have fun repurposing old materials to create something new. Draft your own unique rug design and bring it to life using a variety of plain-weave patterning techniques. Instructors will introduce the parts of a loom, explain how they work, and demonstrate how to measure a warp and dress the loom for weaving a rag rug.  


By the end of the class, participants will know the basics of weaving a rug on a loom, and they will take home a one-of-a-kind 2'x3' creation.

There will be an additional $10 supply fee, payable to the instructor on the first day of class, which includes150 yards of rug warp, handouts and two sheets of graph paper.

What to Bring:

  • $10 supply fee
  • Notebook and colored pencils or pens
  • Old sheets to be cut for weft

Instructor Bios

Reina Young is a multi media artist based in Hawaiʻi, she specializes in fabric arts, digital illustrations and handmade, artisanal goods. With a background in graphic design, her passion is to create, teach and bring beauty and vibrancy into people’s lives through art and crafting.

Linda Hee has been weaving since 1978 when she was a student at the University of Hawaii in the Fiber Department. 

Linda Taylor has been weaving since 2010. She wove her first rag piece that year and still finds endless possibilities — and surprises — in converting a truly tatty piece of fabric into an amazing rug.

Hawaiʻi Handweavers' Hui members receive a discounted class fee. If you are interested in becoming a member please click HERE.

This class is open to adults, and minors ages 12-17 when accompanied by a parent or guardian. If you are interested in taking the class with your child, please register online and add your child as a guest. Those registering for a Hawaiʻi Handweavers’ Hui class may add one guest based on availability.

We require a minimum of three participants for each class. A full refund will be issued to those registered, if class is cancelled by Hawaiʻi Handweavers’ Hui. Refunds for class registration cancellation by participant will be issued in full only if the cancellation is made more than 14 days before the class begins.

MAP Downtown Art Center - Parking in building, Chinatown Gateway Garage, enter on Bethel Street: Weekend rate is $.50 for 30 minutes, maximum fee of $3.00.

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For more information contact: classes@hawaiihandweavers.org

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