We are delighted to present a series of workshops over the Summer months.
Shibori Workshop – Ancient techniques, Contemporary designs in Felt making
We will experiment with a range of ‘shibori’ techniques that can be applied to felt to create striking three-dimensional effects in your felted fabric. The main focus is on experimentation and discovery.
Inspired by beauty in simple form, Nessa’s style brings together her love and fascination of the natural world and felt making in sculptural form.
Nessa has been exploring and teaching shibori and nuno felting techniques in her more recent works and is particularly interested in the contemporary approach of binding metal pieces with delicate fibres such as silk and lace with wool.
This workshop is suitable for beginner to advanced felt-makers of all levels
Tow one day workshops on Saturday June 14th and Saturday 21st June
10:30 am to 4:30 pm Phoenix Park Studio, cost €50
Contact Nessa McCormack at firstname.lastname@example.org, 086 6022511, makefelt.com.
To reserve a spot and get supply list.
Dyeing and Colour with Clodagh MacDonagh
Clodagh will once again be running a summer school of creative textile workshops for small groups
at the FELTMAKERS STUDIO, KNOCKMAROON GATE, PHOENIX PARK. These workshops are suitable
for beginners, or those who may already have some experience of dyeing.
Cost €50 per day, (10:00am until 16:00), which includes dyes,
chemicals, but not fabrics , and tea +coffee.
SATURDAY 5th July – Acid Dyeing & Shibori
Produce a range of vividly coloured fabrics, yarns and fibres using fabulous acid dyes, and shibori
SATURDAY 19th July – Batik
Using hot wax, and fabulous colours, create your own stunning designs on fabric, using a combination of
traditional Indonesian tjantings + other alternative tools and methods.
SATURDAY 2nd August – Indigo Magic
Using the ancient mystical traditional blue dye + shibori techniques, create your own colour palette of
Blues on fabrics, fibres and yarns.
Saturday 16th August – Painting on Silk
Introduction to painting on silk using vivid steam fix dyes to produce personal colourful masterpieces.
For further details please contact : email@example.com