|Colleen Bowler's beautiful pottery|
Craft in Kerry is busily getting ready for it's summer showcase in Killarney at the Malton Hotel. It will take place 11-8pm inside the Malton. Loads to do in Killarney on the August Bank Holiday: Summerfest, Irish Open golf tournament, and the new Taste of Killarney food festival. Come take a look at the fine Irish craft we are producing!
The Crafty Bootcamps are starting today (each Monday throughout summer) from 10 until 130pm. Participants are aged 9-15 years and will learn:
|Felting a book cover|
Stitch—embroider and embellish a felted & dyed piece; hand sew patchwork wall piece.
Dyeing—dye wool yarns for crochet, fabric for patchwork & merino for felting
Patchworkdye fabric and cut and sew a pattern for a small wall hanging
Drawing—learn to draw and keep a design & idea book
For more information, please ring 087-9111793.
Handmade Sessions beginning Monday, July 25th:
Monday Clothing upcycling: learn to redesign clothing
Tuesday wood carving: learn to handle carving tools and carve a motif
Wednesday crochet: learn to crochet basics or pick up a few new stitches
Thursday felting: learn to felt, the oldest textile in the world. Make a scarf or a felted book cover
Friday weaving: learn the basics of weaving and make a traditional críos belt
Come along & introduce yourself to craft in our 3.5 hour Sessions. Fee is €35, materials included. Pre-booking essential 087-9111793. Craft is for every day!