Rug Tufting Workshops In Dallas, Texas

Dallas, Texas is home to some of the most vibrant rug tufting workshops in the US, offering rich and unique experiences for those looking to experience a traditional craft. Whether you’re a beginner or an experienced craftsperson, the workshops have something to offer everyone. From weaving and dyeing to embroidery and tufting, these courses provide a comprehensive introduction to the craft of rug tufting. Learn the basics of material selection, design, and techniques, and explore the history of rug tufting in the area.

With the guidance of experienced instructors, you’ll gain the skills to create beautiful and unique rugs to take home. This article will explore the rug tufting workshops in Dallas, Texas, and the artisans who keep this craft alive. If you are located in other texan cities we have articles about tufting workshops in El Paso, Fort Worth, Houston, Austin and San Antonio.


Sam Lao

Sam Lao is a multidisciplinary artist based in Dallas, Texas. Lao’s work has gone through different stages and genres, from mural design to the creation of textile pieces using tufting. Sam has innovated by making it possible for people viewing his exhibits to touch them, leaving behind the old adage “no touching” in art exhibitions. Lao has a youtube account. Lao has a youtube account where she teaches about tufting, making comparisons between materials such as fabric, glue, showing his studio and more.

Sam usually does beginners tufting workshops with a duration of six hours. This hours cover how to operate a cut pile tufting gun, how to set up a frame, how to tuft, finish and back the rug, you will leave with your final piece and knowing how to build a frame and a list of resources. All materials all included and lunch too!

Note: these tufting workshops are not given all months of the year, for that we recommend you follow Sam so you receive a notification when a new one is published





6 hours


Sam Lao’s studio located in Dallas, Texas (address sent after purchase)


Check her website or instagram accout because workshops are given certain months


Currently there are no more tufting workshops in Dallas, Texas but there are different ways to learn, being one of the most used by beginners: watching videos on youtube! Who writes these lines is proof of that and I assure you that you will learn a lot with all the tips you will find on that platform, you will only need a tufting gun, yarns, a frame and the tufting cloth.

You can visit our article to know about all the tools to initiate with this hobby! In case you know or you are teaching tufting workshops in Dallas, Texas you can contact us through our email: [email protected] 🙂 

Here are some videos about tips and advice for beginners when starting with tufting:

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