Monday, January 16, 2012

Textile Workshops in Kinsale, Co. Cork

A range of textile courses will be taking place throughout the year 

Introduction to Batik

Dates: March 25th 2012, September 16th 2012 
Time: 10-4.30pm
Price: €60
Learn how to make batik and produce your own batik artwork in one day. Batik is a beautiful ancient art where colour and wax is applied to create beautiful and vibrant designs.  Try batik painting, dipping, tie dying and waxing in a one day workshop. Select a design or a project to work from and complete a masterpiece from start to finish. Why not add some of your own unique flourishes to the piece and stitch in a detail?
Suitable for beginners and those with experience of batik.

 Introduction to Weaving & Rag Weaving
Dates: April 22nd 2012 
Time: 10-4.30pm
Price: €60
Learn to weave or develop your handweaving skills. Warping methods and techniques will be covered so each participant can leave with the know how to weave on their own. Looms and materials provided but participants are encouraged to bring materials, images and fabrics that will inspire them. Projects to suit beginners to intermediate levels.

Introduction to Needle Felting
Dates: October 10th 2012
Time: 10-4.30pm
Price: €60
Needle felting is a dry felting technique. Using specialized needles, pre-felt and fibers, beautiful images can be built with surprising detail. It is a simple and relaxing process that everyone can enjoy. Needle felting projects as absolutely stunning due to the intense textiles and colors of the materials used and is completely addictive. Why not try this craft with our one-day introductory workshop suitable for beginners and those with experience?

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