Custom Tufted Rug Making Workshop - Open Session

A rug making studio experience - 2 hour mini rugs



2 hours Class size 1 to 4 (public classes), 2 to 6

label $150 - $320 (or 4 payments of $37.50 - $80 Afterpay)
($250 per guest when you book for 1+ guests, $210 for 3+ guests, $180 for 5 guests, $150 for 6 guests; price varies across dates)

Join us for an exciting tufting class in Brisbane where you'll learn the art of rugmaking in a warm and inviting atmosphere. Whether you're a beginner or have prior experience, our workshop is perfect for anyone looking to explore the world of tufting.

In this hands-on class, you'll learn how to create a custom rug of your very own. We provide everything you need, from tufting frames to quality tools and supplies. Don't worry if you're new to tufting - our experienced instructors will be there to guide and instruct you every step of the way.

Our focus is on the joy of the experience so while it takes two hours to make a 50cm x 50cm custom piece, you’ll have so much fun doing it that time will fly by!

* If you would like to learn more and are keen to tackle something larger, please book our other session (four hours).
* You can book a different date or time to what is listed by sending through a request.

Whether you want to try tufting with a small group of friends or join a session with like-minded rug makers, our tufting class is the perfect way to share stories and laughter and try something new. It's not just about creating beautiful rugs - it's about the transformative experience and the joy of making something with your own hands.

So, why wait? Jump on one of our tufting frames and let your creativity flow. We can't wait to see the amazing rugs you'll create.

If you're feeling super ambitious and want to continue tufting at home, we can get you set up with your own quality tools and supplies to take with you.

Join our tufting class in Brisbane and discover the wonderful world of rugmaking. Get ready to unleash your creativity and take home a one-of-a-kind rug that you'll cherish for years to come.


Knowledge required
Beginner to advanced students welcome.
 
What you'll get
  • Use of our space with guided direction and helpful advice along the way
  • Access to professional rug making tools
  • Use of quality fabric and rug-yarn
  • Friendly fun-filled sessions
What to bring
Bring along a design to tuft or If you’d like to ensure you get a good head-start, hey send it ahead of time.
 
Suitable for

This class is great for individuals and couples as well as for a birthday or hens party.

This would also be a lovely gift for her, gift for mum, anniversary gift or birthday gift.

Location

Tuft City - 257A Annerley Road, Annerley QLD

This venue is a short walk from Dutton Park station (200m).

Custom Tufted Rug Making Workshop - Open Session location
Your teacher
Tuft City
Tuft City

5.0 (53)

Tuft City was founded in 2020 by Brisbane artist/muralist Benjamin Reeve.

With a degree in Visual Arts and a Masters in Creative Advertising, Benjamin was set to complete his Doctorate as the world started closing its doors.

No longer able to continue his research, teach or paint outdoors, Benjamin discovered a 'tufting' video on TikTok and his love of fibre arts, an area first discovered as a child growing up in Papua New Guinea, was rekindled.

Compelled to learn everything he could about rug-making, Benjamin set to work gathering all the supplies and tools needed and now works hand-in-hand with factories and suppliers promoting rug-making and ensuring accessibility for all Australian creatives.

Verified reviews

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Fiona Harvey Dec 2023


What an amazing workshop! Had a blast doing this workshop and with Ben who was the teacher. He was so informative, and everything was provided that we needed. My daughter and I had so much fun learning and making our own rugs as beginners. I would highly recommend this for anyone wanting to learn how to make their own rug. Using the hand held electric tool for tufting was so easy! I am definitely going to book and go again.

Calista Williams Nov 2023


This class was great! As someone who had never made rugs before we were made to feel totally at ease and calm - which allowed us to enjoy the experience so much more! Benjamin had us smiling the entire time and we left with some amazing rugs! We will be back again - we couldn’t recommend this more ????

Teacher's response

Thank you Rhianna for your wonderful review! I'm delighted to hear that you had a great experience in our rug-making workshop. It's always a goal for me to make students feel comfortable and at ease. It really helps enjoy the experience with a smile on your face and you all left with such fantastic rugs! I can't wait to have you back again in the future!

Fiona Bradley Nov 2023


We had a great time learning this new addictive craft. Ben was awesome. Attentive and highly knowledgeable. Would highly recommend!

Jacqueline Easthope Oct 2023


What a fun activity! Ben was so helpful and invested in the experience. Plenty of support and supplies.

Custom Tufted Rug Making Workshop - Open Session review by Jacqueline Easthope - Brisbane

John Uri Oct 2023

17 ClassBento workshops attended • 16 reviews


He is a nice guy to explianed to me how the Tufted gun work to make rugs/wall hangers
Looking forward to meke my own rugs in the future.

Custom Tufted Rug Making Workshop - Open Session review by John Uri - Brisbane

Francis Uson Sep 2023


This was a really good experience! The workshop was filled with the best quality equipment and materials. Our instructor was so knowledgeable and passionate for the art and craft of tufting.
I would definitely recommend to friends as this is a hidden gem! More people need to try tufting:)

Lauren Toone Sep 2023


Benny was amazing! So much fun! Would definitely recommend. Went over time a bit but it was great.

Emily Rowe Sep 2023

51 ClassBento workshops attended • 49 reviews


I attend a lot of classes, and I can genuinely say that this is by far, my most favourite. Ben is funny, knowledgeable and a very gentle teacher. I thoroughly enjoyed my class with him and will absolutely be coming back.

Textiles class review by Emily Rowe - Brisbane

Jo Jessep Aug 2023


Had an amazing time with Ben. He is knowledgeable, helpful and passionate about his art. Great value for money and is so giving with his time. Highly recommend going along and learning a new art form.

Bradley Carruthers Aug 2023


Wonderful experience for myself and my partner, we will be attending again. Fun and friendly environment.

Washington Taouma Aug 2023


Excellent class! Jammed pack with fun, tufting was easy to pick up and learn, thanks to the expert help of Ben, the teacher was fun and friendly with vast knowledge in tufting. Highly recommended!

Textiles class review by Washington Taouma - Brisbane

Teacher's response

Thank you Washington!
It was so great having you both here.
I had a ball… and I am missing having that little rug of yours around. It’s got such a personality!

Christine Ouslinis Aug 2023


Very knowledgeable, patient, good humoured and generous teacher.
Venue:
* Close to public transport
* Excellent cafe next door
* Very suitable space - not too big.
Equipment:
* Well maintained
* Tips for safe & effective usage.
Materials:
* All necessary materials provided
* A wide choice of colours.
OVERALL:
I will be recommending this class to friends as a worthwhile experience.

Textiles class review by Christine Ouslinis - Brisbane

Teacher's response

Thank you for your awesome review and for sharing your birthday with me!
What a great day that was and your rug is just fantastic! You must be proud.

Willow Rose Jul 2023


Ben was amazing, so patient and kind and gave us plenty of time to learn, and helped when my disabilities got in the way. Was an amazing experience

Alyssa Metrillo Jul 2023


Ben was awesome to work with, very helpful and informative experience! Made us feel so welcome, so talented as well!

Felicity Clarke Jun 2023

2 ClassBento workshops attended • 2 reviews


Ben is a great tutor and I enjoyed our one on one time creating a cute rug for my granddaughter that only needs small tidying up and trimming jobs before it will be given to her. The venue was good, everything was provided and I learnt great new techniques.

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