Sunday, January 18, 2015

Workshops with Feltmakers Ireland

Felt work by tutor Gabi McGrath

2015 Workshop Schedule from Feltmakers Ireland

Annual Basic & Beyond workshop  
Saturday 24th January 2015
The full day workshop costs €65 (members) and €75 (non members) .
For more information or to book contact Suzanne on 085 114 6391.

Bag Workshop with Leiko Uchiyama
18/19th April 2015
We are delighted to welcome Leiko back for another workshops. Her classes are always very popular and book out quickly

Wearable Felt with Nancy Ballesteros  
27/29th July  2015
Nancy will be giving a two and a half day workshop making a  beautiful single or double sided ‘tabart’ style apron. Nancy is travelling from Australia where she runs  a felt supply company Treetops Colour Harmonies Nancy’s web site is a treasure trove for feltmakers and her wool and silk colour blends are beautiful. We will post more details of this workshop as soon as possible.

For more information contact

Free Workshops with ReCreate!

ReCreate receives EPA funding for FREE nationwide Creative Reuse workshops
"We are delighted to announce that ReCreate have been granted funding by the Environmental Protection Agency as part of the Green Enterprises initiative to roll out FREE workshops across Ireland to help promote the concept of Creative Reuse.

Staff will launch the project in February 2015 and it will last for 9 months. The ReCreate team will be visiting early years services, primary and secondary schools, community groups, and care centers across the country with these unique, never done before workshops! The aim of the project is to promote the concept of Creative Reuse and highlight not only how cost effective it can be, but also how Creative Reuse encourages children and adults alike to think outside the box and use their imagination to see what possibilities are in front of them!

If you would like to register your interest for a workshop, 
simply email ReCreate at with the details of your group." 

Unit 8,
Block K, Ballymount Drive,
Ballymount Industrial Estate,
Dublin 12

Office: 01 456 8798
Warehouse: 01 456 8788
Executive Director: 086 820 9844

Sunday, December 21, 2014

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!!

Wishing all Woolly Way readers a very Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

We really appreciate everyone who helps make this blog possible, that's all you stitches out there! To the folk that regularly email use with goings ons, workshops, and suggestions. We love getting emails, so please feel free to email us any kind of textile titbit's anytime!

Big thanks to Mercier Press and The Knitting and Stitching Show for generously donating prizes.
Congrats to Mercier Press and Associated Editions on the publication of two fantastic Irish craft books. We will have reviews coming soon in 2015!

All the best for 2015!!

Tuesday, December 9, 2014

Thursday, December 4, 2014



It's very fitting our 1000th blog post is to announce the winner of our Mercier Press/ICA Book competition! According to the random number generator, entry no 24, Susan Dougill is the winner!! Big congrats Susan! Please get in touch with us at woollywayATgmailDOTcom, with a postal address, and we'll pop this lovely in the post.


I wish I had one for everyone in the audience, thanks for entering folks.  Also, many thanks to Mercier Press for offering this lovely book as a prize. The book is available to order form the Mercier website. 
 Wouldn't it make a fantastic Christmas present for the crafter in your life?!

You can also find out about other Mercier Press publications from their website, and connect with them on Facebook and on Twitter


Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Yoga and Knitting Retreat, Co. Wicklow

Yoga and Knitting Retreat

6th - 8th February 2015

"​Join me for a relaxing post Christmas weekend in the heart of Wicklow where we will combine gentle yoga with knitting as a mindfulness and meditation tool"
Knitting Classes by Pauline Gallagher
Yoga Classes by Claudia Gutierrez

We combined Gentle Yoga classes (all levels welcome!), knitting as a mindfulness and meditation tool, walkies and delicious meal in great company in a homely Georgian residence, built in 1711 in tranquil surroundings, providing the relaxation that you need. 

Full details and booking here: 

Print Workshop, Dublin

Print Block, The Donnelly Centre, Cork Street, Dublin 8


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