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Macramé Wreath Workshop

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About the event

ASTRL Fibres and Bloom Studio Belfast have partnered up for a Woodstock Road collaboration on Sunday 6th August from 1pm to 4pm

Join macramé artist Alison and floristry artist Alessia for this in person workshop held in the ASTRL Fibres studio. Alison will introduce you to a basic knot library and provide expert guidance to help you understand and enjoy the process of making your own macramé wreath base. This base can be used inside or outside for years to come as you’ll be using a natural, hardy and weather resistant hemp flax rope. Alessia will guide you through the process of wreath making using a seasonal mix of fresh and dried flowers and foliage that will age beautifully as they dry.

Participants will gain insight on how to change up the wreath throughout the seasons and to create a unique design.

This workshop will cover:

Setting up your workstation
Understanding materials
Mounting techniques
Basic Spiral Knot
Suitable flowers and foliage
Wreath making
Hanging and display
Aftercare

All the materials you’ll need to complete a macramé wreath will be provided.

Participants are encouraged to bring a pair of light gardening gloves as hemp flax is hard on the hands.

Where is it taking place?

ASTRL Fibres Studio
412 Woodstock Road
Belfast BT6 9DQ

Who is this suitable for?

This class is suitable for absolute beginners and for ages 12 + as long as children are accompanied by an adult.

Accessibility:

Fully accessible

When is it taking place?

Sunday 6th August from 1pm to 4pm

Price and do you need to book?

£65, booking is required. Book here.

Contact details

T:    0044 7725417981

E:    astrlfibres@gmail.com

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Additional information:

This event is a part of August Craft Month with Craft NI, Northern Ireland’s celebration of craft. Summer 2023 will mark the 17th annual August Craft Month with makers all across Northern Ireland getting involved.

 

Disclaimer

All August Craft Month events are run independently by the event organisers. For questions regarding this event please contact the event organiser directly.

Event Details

Maker: Alison Pascoe

Starts: Sun 6 Aug at 1:00 pm

Ends: Sun 6 Aug at 4:00 pm

Craft Type: Interior Furnishings, Textile Making

Event Location: Belfast City

Event Type: Workshop

Price: £65