Craft Careers: Rug Weaver

Careers guidance15 minsFREE

Key takeaways
An example of the motivation for starting your own business.
An insight into running your own business and making it profitable.
Problem solving within craft careers.
Angie ParkerHost: Angie Parker is a rug weaver and designer from Angie Parker Textiles. She lives in Bristol with her husband and three children, and has been running her own business for 8 years.

In this class, Angie will be talking about the reality of being a craft maker and earning a living from it.

She will talk about how and why she got started and why she loves her job. Angie will also cover the difficulties of running a craft business and some ways to solve the problems she's faced.

This class is part of the Creative Craft Careers series with Heritage Crafts - a great series of classes for students who have an interest in crafts and want to explore more of the many career opportunities available. 

Satchel is teaming up with Heritage Crafts to showcase some of the nation’s most creative careers. 
In this live free workshop, Heritage Crafts will introduce students to two inspiring craftspeople who will speak to you about their own journey with craft, and how they have made the best use of social media and video to promote their work.

Denzel Currie is a Streetwear artist who uses the craft skills of rug tufting, hand painting and video to tell stories and create high-end streetwear.
Maisie Jackson is a fore-edge painter, who creates amazing works of art on the pages of books. Her videos on Tiktok have been viewed by millions while her work often sells out in minutes.

Join Heritage Crafts, Denzel and Maisie to explore how to progress a career in crafts by signing up to one of the webinars:

July 5th at 1.30pm - 2.30pm

July 7th 2.30pm - 3.30pm

July 13th 5pm - 6pm


Safeguarding reminder:The safety of your child is of the utmost importance. All of our classes are pre-recorded to remove any concerns around live participation. For reruns of our past live classes, students' webcams and microphones were disabled and only the chat history, if participation was requested, is visible.

Suitable for:

Anyone with an interest in craft careers.

Class requirements:
You will need a laptop or device with internet connection to watch the class, as well as a pen and notepad for taking notes.
What to expect:
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