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Sunday Session 14th October

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Felters, Your Guild Needs You – October 3rd EGM

Dear Felters,

An emergency general meeting will take place this week. We are looking for members to fill much needed roles in the guild.

The roles on the Committee involve the Chair, treasurer, membership, secretary and other roles in relation to the ongoing activities.

We hope as many members as possible can attend this important meeting to ensure the continuation of the Guild into 2019 and beyond.

The meeting will take place at 8.15pm on the 3rd October 2018 at Parish Centre Beechpark Ave, Castleknock Dublin 15

Please come along, you can make a difference.

 

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Emergency General Meeting – 8.15pm 3 rd October 2018

Dear Members

It is with regret that the Committee would like to invite you to a meeting to decide the future of our Guild. This decision was taken due to the ongoing challenge whereby we do not have sufficient numbers on the Committee to organise Feltmakers events and activities.

In order to function properly the Committee needs at least 8 people who are available to attend monthly meetings, help organise; workshops; assist in the preparation and running of the Feltmakers stand and workshops at the Knitting and Stitching Show; Sunday Sessions; Exhibitions; fibre sales and social media.

The roles on the Committee involve the Chair, treasurer, membership, secretary and other roles in relation to the ongoing activities.

We hope as many members as possible can attend this important meeting to ensure the continuation of the Guild into 2019 and beyond.

The meeting will take place at 8.15pm on the 3rd October 2018 at Parish Centre Beechpark Ave, Castleknock Dublin 15

A Touch Of Red Exhibition Accepting Entries

Joint Exhibition with Finnish Felt Association Filtti and Feltmakers
Ireland

“A Touch of Red”

Feltmakers Ireland are delighted to announce a joint exhibition with the Finnish Feltmakers
Association which will take place in Jämsä a small town in Central Finland from the 1st July to 4th August inc. The opening will take place at 4pm on 30th June. The gallery is an old bank building overt two floors in the town centre.

Entries
Application for entries will close on 15 March 2019 for the initial round. Anyone wishing to enter the
competition will be asked to submit photographs of their entry with an application form. Those
selected for independent adjudication will be informed by mid April they must submit their pieces
ready for transportation by 30th April 2019.

Entries are restricted to members of Feltmakers Ireland.
Cost
Submission fee €20 per piece, €35 two or more. Payment on 2nd round.
Exhibition Terms
1. Who can take part?
All current members of Feltmakers Ireland and feltmakers from Finland
2. What are the conditions of entry?
1 The work can take the form of literal or abstract interpretation, functional and non-functional.
Wearable and non-wearable.
2 The work must be original and predominantly made using the technique of felt, all hand-made felting
technique are accepted.
3 Other textile techniques (as well as non-textile media) may be included, though handmade felting
techniques must be principal one.
4 The work must be personally hand-made and after January 2018.
5 Work done during courses or under the guidance of teachers is not allowed.
6 The exhibition will be mounted in Jämsä a small town in Central Finland from the 1st July to 4th August 2019 inc.
7 Each entrant may submit up to three pieces of work
NB There is no restriction on size or other materials except that the pieces must be suitable to be
transported by courier to Finland and there can be no glass.

Application Form

 

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UPDATE: 50 Shades of Grey – 3 Day Workshop with Wendy Bailye

50 shades

50 Shades of Grey 3 Day Workshop with Wendy Bailye

This class is a process/sample -oriented workshop designed to develop your felt making skills in a playful, experimental manner. You will learn about mixing and matching fibres and fabrics and learn a multitude of techniques that extend your textural skills.

UPDATE: Venue is as follows: Portmarnock Parish Centre, Strand Road, Portmarnock
Friday 31st August to Sunday 2nd September 2018

Application Form