Lacemaking Workshop

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Lacemaking 1 Day Workshop
with Fiona Harrington

€80 – €150*

Limited to 4 participants only

This day long workshop will introduce participants to Irish Needlepoint Lace techniques. Students will be shown how to prepare the ground for lacemaking and lay the foundation for the study of 9 needlepoint stitches. They will also learn how to finish a lace sample and remove it from the backing.


Who?

This workshop would suit anybody with an interest in Irish Lace. No experience is necessary but feeling comfortable holding a needle and thread is an advantage.


When?

Sat 21st March 2020
10am – 4pm
(with 1 hour for lunch)

*Reduced fees for those earning below the Living Wage, currently experiencing homelessness or living in Direct Provision. Please select a price option below for more details.

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Lacemaking 1 Day Workshop
with Fiona Harrington

€80 – €150*

Limited to 4 participants only

This day long workshop will introduce participants to Irish Needlepoint Lace techniques. Students will be shown how to prepare the ground for lacemaking and lay the foundation for the study of 9 needlepoint stitches. They will also learn how to finish a lace sample and remove it from the backing.


Who?

This workshop would suit anybody with an interest in Irish Lace. No experience is necessary but feeling comfortable holding a needle and thread is an advantage.


When?

Sat 21st March 2020
10am – 4pm
(with 1 hour for lunch)

Where?
A4 Sounds
St Joseph’s Parade, Off Upper Dorset St
Dublin 1

Learning
By the end of the day, participants will have developed a good understanding of needlepoint lace and acquired skills to plan and complete further Lace studies at home.

Fiona Harrington
Fiona Harrington is an award winning lace-maker and textile artist. Fiona graduated with a degree in Fine Art from Crawford, Cork and Textile Design from NCAD. She has also trained with Kenmare Lace and Design Centre learning traditional Irish lace techniques including Carrickmacross and Kenmare Needlepoint. She received a number of prestigious awards including the Thomas Dammann Bursary, the RDS Graduate Prize and the Eleanor De La Branchardiere Award for innovation in Lace Design.

www.fionaharrington.com

 

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Please note: Due to the running costs of workshops, refunds for all our courses can only be given if sufficient notice is given and we can secure a replacement participant. We are a small organisation and course materials and equipment are expensive!  We are understanding and under exceptional circumstances we may be able to refund part or full cost of the course.

Additional information

COST

You are experiencing homlessness or living in direct provision €0, You earn a living wage €120, You earn below a living wage €80, You earn considerably more than a living wage €150

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