The Seamus Ennis Arts Centre

Saturday, November 25th 2017:


Gold-work Embroidery
Introduction to gold-work: embroidery workshop with Agnieszka ‘Uisce’.

The workshop is designed for both beginners and those who have some experience with needle work.

At this 6 hour workshop you will learn the fundamentals of gold-work techniques. We will be working on a silk fabric using medieval techniques of embroidery with metallic materials: threads, beads and kid leather. As the Christmas approaches, we will be working on floral motifs related to this time of the year.

The techniques you will be learning can be used in traditional and modern embroidery.

All materials for the workshop are included and the tools will be provided for the duration of the workshop. The participants will receive a helpful handout.

From 10am to 5pm (with a break for lunch)
Admission: €100 (materials included)
Suitable for adults & teenagers ages 16+

Places are limited, please book in advance to avoid disappointment.

The tutor: Agnieszka ‘Uisce’ Jakubczyk, is an embroiderer and award winning weaver. She combines embroidery and weaving with other needle crafts to create unique art pieces. She has wide knowledge in many disciplines of textile art which she shares generously with her students.

Doors Open: 10:00am
Commences At: 10:00am
In advance: €100

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