Online Classes via Zoom

Classes from beginner to advanced are available for rug braiders.   Scroll down to see all the class options!
Classes are $5 off for members (see coupon under Members Only info).
Classes range from one-time events... to weekly sessions with Homework!
TO REGISTER:  Email Christine Manges; she will invoice you for the class.
Beginner Rug Braiding Classes via Zoom
1.  Beginner Rug Braiding:  Chair Pad   -- CLASS IS FULL     
    Instructor:  Christine Manges
    Class Dates:  4 Mondays at 1 pm EST via Zoom:  May 3, 10, 17, & 24, 
    Cost of class: $15/session = $60 total ($5 off for members)
    6 students only  
           **Class is taught with folded edges opening to the left, and braid-master braid-aids are recommended.
2.  Zigzag Bag Braid-Along       **Braid Level:  Confident Beginner, on Up  
    Instructor:  Christine Manges 
    Dates:  Fridays in May at 1 pm EST:  5/7, 5/14, 5/21, 5/28
    Cost of class: $25 for 4 hang-out sessions  ($5 off for members) 
    Not really a class; more of a "hang out and braid together" time... with a focus on 2-braid oval spirals and how to make the tote bag's handles.  Christine will provide a handout and work with you to follow the pattern.  She will demonstrate pertinent skills at the start of each session.
Intermediate Rug Braiding Classes via Zoom
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3.  Big Butt Class:  Multiple Butting Techniques Demonstrated      
    Instructor:  Christine Manges, Pam Rowan,  & Others
    NEXT CLASS:  Butting 4, 6, or 8 strand braids, May 5 @ 1 pm EST
    Class Dates:  1st & 3rd Wednesdays at 1 pm EST:  see "more info" for list
    Cost of class: $20/session ($5 off for members); only pay for the sessions you want.

                   Triple Picot                           Back and Forth Triple Picot                       Stacked Picot


                   Zigzag                                                Zig on Picot                                  Knotted Arches


                   Castle Top                          Scalloped Edge/Flower Petal                       Snowflake

4.  Fancy Borders (& Butting Them with the Enclosed End Butt)
    Instructor:  Christine Manges 
    Dates:  First Thursday a month at 1 pm; 3/4, 4/1, 5/6, 6/3, 7/1, 9/2, 10/7, 11/4, & 12/2.
    Cost of class: $20 for each session (Members get $5 off).
    March -- picot edge.  April -- stacked picot.  May -- Back-and-Forth Triple Picot Edge.  June -- Zigzag.  July -- Zig on Picot.  August -- no session.  Sept -- Knotted Arches.  Oct -- Castle Top.  Nov -- Scalloped.  Dec -- Snowflake.
Advanced Rug Braiding Classes via Zoom
5.  Advanced / Individualized Classes
    Do you have a particular skill that you want to learn?  Contact Christine to set up a class.  If she can't teach you, she'll find someone who can!  
    Instructor:  Christine Manges 
    Dates:  Will be determined
    Cost of class: $20 for each 1 hour session (Members get $5 off).