Friday, August 21, 2009

Electric Picnic 09, Co. Laois

There is a great textile presence at the Electric Picnic Arts and Music Festival this year.

is an environmental art & craft group involved in staging vibrant and cutting-edge craft events. Due to the success of Greencrafts at the festival last year, this year they are getting a bigger space this year, to fill with a diverse range of workshops. This includes lots more textile activities including felting, weaving, spinning, crochet, etc...
  • Feltworks will be making hair extensions & juggling balls,
  • Felt Divine will be doing a range of felting activities:purse, bowl, mat, picture.
  • The Crazy Felters will be making bags & lights, hats & slippers and other accessories.
  • Ring A Ring O Roses will be making willow & flowers headwear
  • Stitchlily has a range of activities from spinning, making alternative yarn, fabric 'make and do', and a crocheted Electric Picnic Blanket.
  • Workhouse Studios will be making all sorts of jewellery using re-cycled materials: plastic, fabric, paper, metal, etc..

In the Global Green area Re-Dress, will be promoting Ethical Fashion - You Are What You Wear.

We will update this page as we hear more...


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