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Cat Bordhi, WWKIP Day & upcoming Workshops

Wednesday, April 27th, 2016

There are some great free events and workshops coming up soon.

1.  First off is a beginner machine knitting workshop on Saturday 7th May from 1-5pm.  We have machines here in the shop and all materials are included in the cost of €60.

Machine Knitting workshop

Machine Knitting workshop

 

2.  Next up is the Eastern Regional Guild Meeting of the IGWSD on Sunday, 15 May from 2-4.30pm.  This is a free event and will give you the chance to see and try spinning and weaving.  Parking is free on Francis Street on Sundays.

 

3.  Leading Clones Lace expert Maire Treanor is back on Saturday, 28 May from 11am to 5pm for another workshop.  You can also purchase a signed copy of her book Clones Lace, The Story and Patterns of an Irish Crochet.

Clones Burano mask

 

4.  Cat Bordhi, who is bringing a group to Ireland in May, will be spending a day in Dublin on Monday, 9th May.  The Group will be having a trunk show with Kieran Foley and afterwards, at about 5.30 you are all welcome to join us for a very very late afternoon tea and some knitting with Cat and her group who have expressed an interest in meeting some local knitters.

5.  Then on World Wide Knit in Public Day, Saturday, 18th of June, Diane of the Dublin Knit Collective is organising a day of knitting, crochet, tea-drinking and cake-eating.  There will also be lots of prizes!  This takes place here from 11am to 3pm.  This is a free event and you are all welcome.

World Wide Knit in Public Day

WWKIP

 

Upcoming Classes & Events

Sunday, August 16th, 2015

IGWSD Monthly Meet – Sun, 23 August, 2-5pm

The monthly meeting of The Eastern Region Guild Meet of The Irish Guild of Weavers Spinners and Dyers will take place in the studio over the shop on Saturday 19 July next in the afternoon.  Free to attend plus there is free parking on Francis Street on Sundays.  You can try some spinning.

Contact: hello@weavespindye.ie.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Machine Knitting Workshop : Sat 5 September, 2-6pm

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

This is a beginners’ class.  We have knitting machines in the studio but you can bring your own if you wish.  Cost is e60, which includes all materials.

Contact : Sorcha on sorchaharman@hotmail.com or on 085 844 9732, or myself

 

Irish Crochet / Clones Lace Workshop :  Sat 12 September, 11-6pm

Clones Lace workshop

Join Maire Treanor for another great 1-day workshop.  Learn how to make a Clones knot, a Clones Rose or Shamrock.  Or bring your own project to work on!

Contact Rosemary on 087 996 7197 or info@theconstantknitter.ie

 

Crewel Embroidery Workshop :  Sat 26th September, 11-4.30pm

With Renata Tesu, who trained at the Royal School of Needlework in Hampton Court.  Crewel work is surface embroidery with 2ply wool.  The aim of the workshop is, working from a kit, to learn from 5-8 stitches and be able to finish your project at home.

Crewel workshop 26 Sept
Knitting Class every Thursday evening (6.30-8.30pm)

Very small classes.  Suitable for all levels.  We can lend you needles and yarn for your first class.

Contact Rosemary on 087 996 7197 or info@theconstantknitter.ie

 

Tatting Workshop with Gosia – Saturday 24 October.

Details to follow

 

Crewel embroidery, embroidery, machine knitting workshops

Tuesday, June 30th, 2015

 

Creative Embroidery Workshop: Sat 4 July, 10-1pm
Embroidery workshop
Embroidery workshop

Beginner hands-on workshop exploring the creative techniques of hand embroidery using traditional basic stitches with a contemporary approach.

Contact:  mariakarintapper@gmail.com or myself

 

Sewing Workshop: Sat 4 July, 2-6pm

Sewing workshop with Maria Tapper
Sewing Workshop

Suitable for beginners and improvers who want to further their skills

Contact:  mariakarintapper@gmail.com or myself

 

Irish Guild of Weavers Spinners & Dyers :  Sun 19 July, 2-5pm

The monthly meeting of The Eastern Region Guild Meet of The Irish Guild of Weavers Spinners and Dyers will take place in the studio over the shop next Saturday afternoon.  Free to attend plus there is free parking on Francis Street on Sundays.  You can try some spinning or weaving.

Contact: hello@weavespindye.ie.

 

Crewel Work Workshop :  Sat 18 July, 11-5pm

With Renata Tesu, who trained at the Royal School of Needlework in Hampton Court.  Crewel work is surface embroidery with 2ply wool.  The aim of the workshop is, working from a kit, to learn from 5-8 stitches and be able to finish your project at home.

Crewel work workshop
Crewel work workshop

Machine Knitting Workshop : Sat 25 July, 2-6pm

Machine knitting
machine knitting

This is a beginners’ class.  We have knitting machines in the studio but you can bring your own if you wish.  Cost is e60, which includes all materials.

Contact : Sorcha on sorchaharman@hotmail.com or on 085 844 9732, or myself

 

Irish Crochet / Clones Lace Workshop :  Sat 12 September, 11-6pm

Clones Lace workshop

Clones Lace

Join Maire Treanor for another great 1-day workshop.  Learn how to make a Clones knot, a Clones Rose or Shamrock.  Or bring your own project to work on!

Contact Rosemary on 087 996 7197 or info@theconstantknitter.ie

Knitting Class every Thursday evening (6.30-8.30pm)

Max 5 students per class.  Suitable for all levels.  We can lend you needles and yarn for your first class.

Contact Rosemary on 087 996 7197 or info@theconstantknitter.ie

 

Upcoming Workshops & Events

Sunday, May 17th, 2015
Blooming Bunting at The Constant Knitter

Blooming Bunting at The Constant Knitter

The Hanging Gardens of Dublin :  Wed 20 May, 2-5pm

Starting the week, we will have Ashleigh of Blooming Bunting here as part of a creative green community project.  Blooming Bunting want to transform a dreary lane beside Dublin Castle into a dazzling, bunting-filled, imaginative hanging garden.  They need lengths of bunting (approx. 3m or more long).  You can help by joining Ashleigh and Dee Harte, textile designer and sewing tutor here at The Constant Knitter, to make miles of bunting for this community project!  This project forms part of BloomFringe 2015.  Promises to be a fun filled afternoon and you might even learn some basic sewing!  You don’t have to be an experienced sewer to help – just come along!

For more information please go to the Blooming Bunting website!

Irish Crochet / Clones Lace Workshop :  Sat 23 May, 11-6pm

Clones Lace workshop

Clones Lace workshop


Join Maire Treanor for another great 1-day workshop.  Learn how to make a Clones knot, a Clones Rose or Shamrock.  Or bring your own project to work on!

For more information, contact Rosemary on 087 996 7197 or info@theconstantknitter.ie

Irish Guild of Weavers Spinners & Dyers :  Sun 24 May, 2-5pm

The monthly meeting of The Eastern Region Guild Meet of The Irish Guild of Weavers Spinners and Dyers will take place in the studio over the shop next Saturday afternoon.  Free to attend plus there is free parking on Francis Street on Sundays.  You can try some spinning or weaving.  For further details, contact hello@weavespindye.ie.

Machine Knitting Workshop : Sat 13 June, 2-6pm

This is a beginners’ class.  We have knitting machines in the studio but you can bring your own if you wish.  Cost is e60, which includes all materials.

For further information, contact Sorcha on sorchaharman@hotmail.com or on 085 844 9732, or myself.

Shuttle Tatting Workshop : Sat 27 June, 2-6pm

Join Gosia of Little Black Lace for our first ever tatting workshop!  Everybody leaves with something (a bracelet or a pair of earrings!)

Cost is e50 (includes all materials)

For further information, contact Gosia at info@littleblacklace.com or myself at info@theconstantknitter.ie or 087 996 7197

Sewing Course every Wednesday morning (10.30-12.30pm) and Wednesday evenings (6.30-8.30pm)

This course is a 4-week course.  Max 6 students per class.  Sewing machines provided or bring your own.

For more information, contact Dee at dee@deeharte.com or on 087 652 8448

Knitting Class every Thursday evening (6.30-8.30pm)

Max 5 students per class.  Suitable for all levels.  We can lend you needles and yarn for your first class.

For further information contact Rosemary on 087 996 7197 or info@theconstantknitter.ie