Please do tell us what you’re big plans are for 2017. This will help us to promote fibre arts in Northern Ireland and beyond. Are you running any workshops, or exhibiting at any events? Please don’t forget to tell us. We’d love to share with readers and members. If you have it posted as a Facebook … More What are your big plans for 2017?
We’ve just announced our program of events from Autumn 2016 to May 2017. There is a great range of practical topics touching on fibre processing, spinning, felting and weaving. We’ll also be announcing paid workshops for weaving and dyeing. Find out more about Guild membership, though visitors and guests are always welcome to drop in … More Autumn – Spring Programme 2016-2017
On Saturday (3 Sep), we went to the NI Rare Breeds Show and Sale at Gosford Forest Park to spin in a very fluffy tent! We had felt artists, fleece, bunnies and bees (well, honey and soaps!) This was one of our last agricultural shows of the Summer 2016 schedule. We still have Legacurry on 10 Sept … More Spinning at the Rare Breeds show at Gosford Forest Park
Here are some highlights from the August Craft Month schedule, there’s so many great things planned for August Craft Month. Maybe it just needs to be extended to September? Augtember Craft Month, anyone? … More Maybe August Craft Month 2016 should be extended to Augtember Craft Month?
Castlewellan was the last Agricultural show until the Rare Breeds show on Sept 3rd. However we will be at the Folk Museum at Cultra each Wednesday in August. Check out our calendar of summer events. Also don’t forget we have a contest on, and just one contestant so far! Spinning at Castlewellan We had a big … More Great Day at Castlewellan!
What’s WWKIP? WWKIP – “World Wide Knit In Public Day” is an annual international event where people get together, knit in public, and often do demonstrations and short tutorials for curious passersby. It was started in 2005 and has grown to involve 48 countries worldwide. There are 50 individual events across the UK and Ireland. And … More Join WWKIP at the Folk Museum