Call for Submissions from members “Hats Off in Farmleigh”

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Hat by Maureen Cromer

Feltmakers Ireland are presenting a “pop up” exhibition of felt hats made by our members in Farmleigh during the forthcoming workshop with Gabriella Kovacs. The exhibition will take place from 28h February till 2nd March. If you would like to be included in the exhibition please bring along your hat to our studio for the Sunday Session on February 9th.  If you can’t make it that day you can post (or deliver) your hat to Sheila Ahern, The Cottage, Strawberry Beds, Dublin 20 to arrive by 10th February ( Alternatively you could deliver to Holly Angle in Terenure, Dublin (email in advance to arrange Please make sure your name is attached to your hat and if would like it to be returned by post that you include stamps for the cost and a return package. You can collect your hat after the exhibition at our Sunday Session on March 9th.  Please include any hat stand or hat block you have with you submission. 



Sheila Ahern


Vicky Blomfield

Vicky Blomfield



Holly Angle

Holly Angle



Application form for Gabriella Kovacs workshop

If you are interested in applying for a place on this workshop please print and complete the application form below and post it to Gabi McGrath with a cheque/postal order for full payment. We are able to offer this workshop at a really good price due to the support of the OPW’s assistance with the venue. Priority is given to fully paid up members of Feltmakers Ireland, you can renew/sign up for membership at the time of application and this will qualify you to be included should the workshop be oversubscribed.


All membership is due for renewal as of the 1st of January 2014. Membership costs €25 per year and you receive a full colour quarterly magazine by post, reduced fees for all our workshops and the opportunity to participate in our many exhibitions and events. So renew or apply for membership now and don’t miss out on upcoming opportunities. Our current magazine should have arrived in your postbox this week and has some fantastic articles and information for anyone interested in feltmaking.


Gabriella Kovacs application

Workshop with Gabriella Kovacs


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We are delight to welcome Hungarian textile artist Gabriella Kovacs to Ireland to give a three day workshop in the beautiful setting of Farmleigh in Dublin on Feb 28, March 1st and 2nd. Cost for the three day workshop €120. During the workshop we will be felting a three dimensional object  – participants can choose from a wide variety of items a tea cozy,  a small bag or any type  holders.  We will work on design when everyone draws the shape of their own shape, which can be abstract or symbolic origin.  Application forms with more details will be available here very very shortly…….

Gabriella Kovacs