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Photo: Hand carved and jointed ‘Gigi’ wooden cats; Maker: David Cousley; Photo credit: Craft NI

Folk art embroidery workshop

Crescent Art Centre 2-4 University Rd, Belfast

Looking to Sweden for inspiration, join Linda O'Kane for a 5-week course where you will create a colorful and slightly rustic piece of needlework, featuring flowers and birds on a black background fabric. The stitches will be simple so even if you haven't embroidered before you will be able to do this with a little tuition. The … Continue reading Folk art embroidery workshop


Folk Art Embroidery Workshop

Crescent Art Centre 2-4 University Rd, Belfast

Join tutor Linda O'Kane and learn various stitches, then combine them into a story cloth of your own. The workshop was  inspired by the colourful embroidered story cloths of the Hmong people of Laos, richly portraying their lives. All materials will be provided but please bring your own scissors to sessions. About the tutor: Linda … Continue reading Folk Art Embroidery Workshop


Latch-Hook Rug Making

Crescent Art Centre 2-4 University Rd, Belfast

Join tutor Ronan Lee-Smyth for this one-day workshop where you will get the opportunity to explore wool rug making using a traditional latch hooking method. Exploring aspects of yarn length, knotting, fringing, finishing cuts and edge binding, this workshop will guide participants of all capabilities and interests through the entire chain of production, from initial … Continue reading Latch-Hook Rug Making


Make a Quilted Cushion Cover

Crescent Art Centre 2-4 University Rd, Belfast

Join tutor Jacki Bradley for a relaxed session of sewing as you learn the basics of patchwork by sewing a Spinning Star Block. You will then learn the basics of quilting as we machine quilt your finished star. All materials will be provided for the star and quilting. This will be finished as a cushion … Continue reading Make a Quilted Cushion Cover


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