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How to felt a Lilly

Lillies are one of the most popular flowers in the world. Follow the video below to make your own Lilly for the summer. Materials For the Lilly: Green, white and orange wool.A bit of white silk1 x 2 inch scrap of felt For Felting: A4 size underlay Watering CanSoapHot WaterChopping Board

How to felt a Shamrock

Shamrocks are a symbol of Irish Culture and a mainstay of every St. Patrick’s Day Celebration. This video explains how to create your own Felt Shamrock from some fiber, soap and water. Materials For the Shamrock: For Felting: A4 size underlay Watering CanSoapHot WaterChopping Board

H is for Hope

Installation and Showcase22-25th March @ The Orangery, Marlay Park, Dublin 15 An Exhibition commenting on people fleeing warzones or places where life is under threat. Opening remarks by Superintendent Rauiri O’Douling and H.E. Gergana Karadjova Ambassador to Bulgaria in Ireland 

The New Irish Goddess

This piece was unveiled at Council of Irish Fashion Designers Autumn Fashion Show. It was a collaboration supported by Design and Crafts Council of Ireland. The collaboration paired artists like myself with CIFD members in order to develop new work informed by each others practices. I was paired with Betzy from Sandia Dublin,  a jewelry maker …

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Niki @ Monumentality – Fragility , Kildare National Gallery

Monumentality-Fragility is an international exhibition of curated works from the 2018 European Prize for Applied Arts, that will be hosted at the Kildare National Gallery from the 9th February 2019.
Niki’s submission consisted of three sculptures of viruses: the Common Cold, Hepatitis B and Herpes. Each of these has disrupted our contemporary culture by changing our conversation on monumental and fragile.

Felt Fridays

This is a drop in class, but booking is essential. Are you curious about textiles?Would you want to have a go at rustling up some magic up?  Let’s transform wool and silk into delicate joyful flower or a bursting with colour picture! Come and join Niki in her studio in Marlay Park. Using a handful …

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