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Dyeing Fabrics and Threads for Creative Textiles with Arlene Shawcross

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Workshop at Knocknamana Old School House, Minane Bridge, Cork. Tuesday 16 November 2010


For Creative Textiles

Workshop at Kocknamana Old School House

Minane Bridge

With Arlene Shawcross



10 a.m. – 2 p.m.


The workshop will show participants how to dye their own fabrics and threads for use in creative textile work. Procion cold water dyes will be used to create beautiful individual coloured fabrics.


Cost of the workshop : € 50 to include dyes

Free Machine Embroidery and Design Workshops

At Minane Bridge

With Arlene Shawcross

Autumn 2010

Tuesdays 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Sept. 21st : Free machine embroidery – stitches and techniques

Oct. 5th : Silk paper making

Bonded tissue papers

Oct. 19th: Inspiration for design from the landscape, looking at colour and

Preparation of ideas to use with free machine embroidery.

Nov. 9th: Building up a stitched design using fabrics, silk papers and bonded

Tissue papers combined together with free machine embroidery.


Cost: E 180 for the course of four workshops

Individual workshops may be booked at a cost of E 50 per workshop

Subject to availability


For further information or to book please contact Arlene on 0872419954

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