Training Opportunity

The Crafts Council of Ireland is facilitating a training seminar for Feltmakers Ireland on Wednesday 10th December 2008.  The topic of the day will be the marketing and presentation of our craft. We have scheduled the seminar to coincide with our next Wednesday Drop In day in Blanchardstown (which takes place from 10am -1pm) we will break for lunch and the seminar will take place from 2-5pm. There will be a small charge to cover our costs (€10 per person).  The venue for both the Drop In and for Seminar is the Lecture Room in Blanchardstown Library (on the ground floor just behind the reception desk). Everyone is welcome – both members and non members. If you are interested in attending please let us know by emailing sheila.ahern@ireland.com. It should be a great day.

Knitting and Stitching Show 2008

October 30 – November 2, 2008 was the Dublin Knitting and Stitching Show.

As we have for several years, Feltmakers Ireland had a stand upstairs, along with many other Guilds and the graduating Design students work.  We are able to do demonstrations for the public and mini workshops in the Learning Curve area.  This was very successful for us and beneficial for those interested in learning about making felt.  It’s always great fun on the stand and a chance to pick up gorgeous fibre.

Many thanks to Eleanor Roche and crew for all the hard work it takes to organize a smooth running show.

Think Passion, Think Red was this years theme.  We have many beautiful submissions.  This was only part of them.  Several more came in after the initial set up.  Thanks to everyone for the wonderful representation of felt.