Photo: Here is a pic of Nicola Doran from the CCoI who was one of the star students at Feltmakers Ireland's workshops at Bloom today. What a fabulous day!

We are giving workshops and doing felt demonstrations at Bloom in the Phoenix Park this Saturday & Sunday. If you are visiting the show be sure to call into the craft area and say hello – or join in the workshops and make your very own felt bloom.Photo: We had a fabulous day at Bloom today teaching feltmaking in the glorious sunshine. We will be there again on Saturday 12.30 - 5.00 and Sunday from 12.30-2.00. So please drop into the craft area and say hello - or better still join in the workshop and make you own felt bloom.


Forthcoming Exhibition


Origins: Felt in the Natural World

The deadline is getting closer for submissions for our exhibition in the Botanic Gardens, Completed applications and photo images  must be returned by 5.30pm, 14th June 2013. There has been lots of interest from members and we are hoping that all of you will take part – here is the application form:

Feltmakers Exhibition Application Form



Anniversary Party & AGM

Feltmakers Ireland will be celebrating it’s 10th birthday at the coming AGM and we would like to invite all members (past, present and future) to come celebrate with us. The Party takes place on Sunday 26th May at 2pm in Lucan Church of Ireland Parish Hall (on the main road in Lucan village  opposite the Italian Embassy residence)  We are planning lots of fun events including:

  • Felt Fashion -we are asking everyone who attends to wear something they have made, we will be the models!
  • Cake & Bubbly
  • Stalls with native/rare breed wool, silk, and a mountain of gorgeous fibre from the Italian suppliers DHG
  • A talk by Astrid Tomrop -Hoffman about her beautiful felt workAstridThe AGM is always a fun event and is extra special this year as we are celebrating 10 years and the many achievements of our creative  members.

Felt Bombing Success

The tree in the Phoenix Park looks magnificent covered in beautiful felt. If you get a chance to have a look it’s on the main road of the Phoenix Park just opposite the entrance to the zoo. Congratulations to Nessa McCormack, everyone who submitted pieces and the team who battled the elements to put up the work.

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