Origins: Felt in the Natural World

We hope you can join us for the launch of Origins: Felt in the Natural World on Wednesday 7th August at 4pm. You will have  an opportunity to view the work, meet up with your fellow members of the guild and enjoy some floral refreshments.


 Muriel Barnwell, Rosaleen Fleming, Fabienne Herbert, Nessa McCormack, Anne Walsh, Natzaret Sindreu, Kay McKenna, Mette Roche, Elizabeth Bonnar, Nicola Brown, Claire Merry, Marie Dunne, Suzie Sullivan, Aiveen Reid, Sheila Jordan, Mary Hayes, Holly Angle, Katalin Szucs, Mel Bradley, Annmarie Donnellan, Maureen Cromer, Joanna Kidney, Vicky Blomfield, Marika Miklosi-Manning & Gabriella McGrath
Displacement by  Anne Walshe
Displacement by Anne Walshe

Exhibition Invitation

Invitation to Exhibition

Feltmakers Ireland are delighted to invite you to the opening of our exhibition Origins: Felt in the Natural World at 4pm on Wednesday 7th August in the Gallery at the National  Botanic Gardens in Dublin. We’d love to see you there.


Feltmaking Summerschool

Indigo Dyeing Day July 31st 2011
Indigo Dyeing Day July 31st 2011

Clodagh Mac Donagh will once again be running a Summerschool  of Creative Textile Workshops for small groups, at the Feltmakers Ireland studio in the Phoenix Park.

These workshops are suitable for either beginners or those who

have already had experience of dyeing.

*Please note all workshops cost €40 per day, including some     materials, dyes, chemicals but not fabrics.

Proposed dates are : Sat July 13th  10:00am until 16:00

Acid dyeing+ Shibori

Produce a range of vividly coloured  fabrics, yarns + fibres using

fabulous acid dyes + shibori techniques.

Sat July 20th 10:00 until 16:00


Learn how to use a combination of hot wax + dyes to produce stunning  designs on fabric. You will use both  traditional Indonesian tools + alternative methods  to create your designs.

Sat July 27th 10:00 until 16:00

Indigo Magic and Shibori

Using the ancient mystical traditional blue dye + shibori techniques, create your own  colour palette of blues, on fabrics, fibres and yarns.

Sat August 3rd 10:00 until 16:00

Silk Painting

Introduction to painting on silk using vivid steam fix dyes to produce  personal colourful masterpieces.

To book a place or for more details please contact