• Textiles - Rug Tufting Basics
  • Textiles - Rug Tufting Basics
  • Textiles - Rug Tufting Basics
  • Textiles - Rug Tufting Basics
Workshop

Textiles - Rug Tufting Basics

Dates:

● Sessions: 3
● Instructor: Julianna Biernacki / Beth Martin
● Studio: Textiles
● Age Level: 18+

Regular price

Rug Tufting Basics

Learn the essentials of rug tufting. Make a tufted wall hanging using our cut pile or loop pile tufting guns and punch needles as you explore machine and hand tufting techniques.  

Start Date: Thursday, February 8 - OR- Tuesday, April 9
End Date: Thursday, February 22 - OR - Tuesday, April 23
Hours: 6:30 - 9:00 PM

Skill Level: This course is an excellent BEGINNER course, but can be made more complex depending on level of experience.

Your Instructor: Our experienced textiles instructors are passionate about sharing their expertise and guiding you through the journey of skill development and creative exploration through textile art, craft and design. With a deep understanding of the medium, they provide personalised instruction and feedback to help you achieve your artistic goals.

This course is taught by: Julianna Biernacki, Beth Martin

Julianna Biernacki

Julianna Biernacki (JAB), is a textile rug tufting artist based in Hamilton, Ontario. Julianna received her BFA from McMaster University in 2021. Since graduating, her work has focused on textiles in the form of handmade tufted rugs, intrigued by this intersection of craft and fine art. Julianna's work is heavily influenced by the act of being an observer. Interested in themes of voyeurism, personal image, how we are perceived and the complexity of the mundane.

Beth Martin 

Beth Martin is a fibre artist with a focus on subverting imagery and objects through the use of yarn, with an emphasis on elevating what is often thought of as a hobby medium. As an instructor, she builds her courses around feminism and accessibility as they relate to craft. Beth works primarily in rug tufting and crochet. 

Materials and Supplies: All materials are supplied. Participants are welcome to bring their own fabrics/fibres to use during the class.

HCS Facilities and Equipment: Hamilton Craft Studios’ well-equipped ceramics facilities are designed to facilitate a diverse range of ceramic work. Our spacious studio is equipped with pottery wheels, kilns, work tables, and other essential tools to support your creative journey.

Registration: To enroll in a course or workshop, please complete the purchase of your chosen course through our website. Spaces are limited and early registration is recommended to secure your spot.

Cancellation and Refund Policy: We understand that circumstances can change. If you need to cancel or reschedule your enrollment, please refer to our cancellation and refund policy outlined on our website. We strive to accommodate changes while ensuring a fair experience for all participants.

Safety Measures: Your safety is our priority. We maintain a safe and clean studio environment. Our instructors provide guidance on proper usage of tools and equipment. We adhere to safety protocols to ensure a secure and enjoyable experience in every practice.

Community: Join our vibrant community of fellow textiles enthusiasts, where you'll have the opportunity to share ideas, collaborate, and engage in creative discussions. Our textiles classes foster a sense of camaraderie, allowing you to connect with others who share your passion. The studio offers membership based access to our facilities if you are keen to continue your creative journey with us.

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Rug Tufting Basics

Learn the essentials of rug tufting. Make a tufted wall hanging using our cut pile or loop pile tufting guns and punch needles...

Rug Tufting Basics

Learn the essentials of rug tufting. Make a tufted wall hanging using our cut pile or loop pile tufting guns and punch needles as you explore machine and hand tufting techniques.  

Start Date: Thursday, February 8 - OR- Tuesday, April 9
End Date: Thursday, February 22 - OR - Tuesday, April 23
Hours: 6:30 - 9:00 PM

Skill Level: This course is an excellent BEGINNER course, but can be made more complex depending on level of experience.

Your Instructor: Our experienced textiles instructors are passionate about sharing their expertise and guiding you through the journey of skill development and creative exploration through textile art, craft and design. With a deep understanding of the medium, they provide personalised instruction and feedback to help you achieve your artistic goals.

This course is taught by: Julianna Biernacki, Beth Martin

Julianna Biernacki

Julianna Biernacki (JAB), is a textile rug tufting artist based in Hamilton, Ontario. Julianna received her BFA from McMaster University in 2021. Since graduating, her work has focused on textiles in the form of handmade tufted rugs, intrigued by this intersection of craft and fine art. Julianna's work is heavily influenced by the act of being an observer. Interested in themes of voyeurism, personal image, how we are perceived and the complexity of the mundane.

Beth Martin 

Beth Martin is a fibre artist with a focus on subverting imagery and objects through the use of yarn, with an emphasis on elevating what is often thought of as a hobby medium. As an instructor, she builds her courses around feminism and accessibility as they relate to craft. Beth works primarily in rug tufting and crochet. 

Materials and Supplies: All materials are supplied. Participants are welcome to bring their own fabrics/fibres to use during the class.

HCS Facilities and Equipment: Hamilton Craft Studios’ well-equipped ceramics facilities are designed to facilitate a diverse range of ceramic work. Our spacious studio is equipped with pottery wheels, kilns, work tables, and other essential tools to support your creative journey.

Registration: To enroll in a course or workshop, please complete the purchase of your chosen course through our website. Spaces are limited and early registration is recommended to secure your spot.

Cancellation and Refund Policy: We understand that circumstances can change. If you need to cancel or reschedule your enrollment, please refer to our cancellation and refund policy outlined on our website. We strive to accommodate changes while ensuring a fair experience for all participants.

Safety Measures: Your safety is our priority. We maintain a safe and clean studio environment. Our instructors provide guidance on proper usage of tools and equipment. We adhere to safety protocols to ensure a secure and enjoyable experience in every practice.

Community: Join our vibrant community of fellow textiles enthusiasts, where you'll have the opportunity to share ideas, collaborate, and engage in creative discussions. Our textiles classes foster a sense of camaraderie, allowing you to connect with others who share your passion. The studio offers membership based access to our facilities if you are keen to continue your creative journey with us.