Monday, April 30, 2012

WATERFORD TASTE OF CRAFT - Professional, Subsidised Craft Courses - Silk Fibre Papermaking with Tunde Toth + Basket Weaving with Cathy Hayden

Waterford Taste of CraftProfessional, Subsidised Craft Courses - Supported by Waterford Leader Partnership
COST for each three-day course : € 65 only (including all materials)

If you have an address in Co. Waterford - this is a great opportunity to learn a new skill in a professional studio setting!!

VENUE for both courses: Cathy's studio in Drumcannon, near Tramore, Co. Waterford

Basket-Weaving Workshops - with Cathy Hayden
Cathy has been working with willow for almost 30 years and will teach traditional weaving techniques. Participants will take home 2 or 3 practical and attractive baskets.
DATES: Saturday 12th, Sunday 13th May and Saturday 19th May
10am to 4pm daily
CONTACT: Cathy at 087 6379298

Silk Fibre Paper Making Workshops - with Tunde Toth
A three day course introducing a number of contemporary techniques of Silk Fibre Papermaking. Using a variety of raw silk fibres (cocoon strippings, throwsters fibres, hand-dyed silk tops etc.) and plant materials participants will create textured, plain or colourful, decorated, 'fabric-like' silk fibre papers and sculptural pieces.
DATES: 9th, 16th, 23rd of June 2012 (Saturdays) 10am to 4pm daily
CONTACT: Tunde at 087 2543362

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