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First Curatorial Experience

The article below was first published in Making.ie on 1st November 2021. My name is Niki Collier.  I am a textile artist working across installation, performance, conceptual and crafted works using sustainable materials. This year, Mary Palmer, Quilt-maker and I were invited to organise and curate the Healthy Ireland ‘Keep Well’ craft exhibition in Dublin.  Anxious to …

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Keep Well: Stained Glass Felt with Liadain

Liadain would like to welcome you to her class in the Felt with Us series. You are going to be finishing your bird with her. Mentor Profile: Liadain De Buitlear From designing, creating and making award winning knitwear to a range of creative and artistic classes– Liadain De Buitlear believes in hands-on approach to learning and inspired making.  Liadain …

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Keep Well: Felt Picture with Caoilfionn

Welcome to the wonderful series of classes Felt with Us. It has been so heartening to create with so many of you. This is the first of three videos. Information on the other videos can be found here. Mentor Profile: Caoilfionn Murphy O’Hanlon Growing upon the slopes of Sliabh Gullion, textile artist Caoilfionn Murphy O’Hanlon has long ben beguiled …

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Fiersome Felters

A team building day – fun with the sustainable craft of felting. Why not play for a day in the wonderful grounds of Marlay Park? Explore textile adventures, take a stroll in the beautiful surroundings of Marlay Park and make unique art piece using wool. Niki loves nothing more than to fill you up with …

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