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Silk Painting Workshop Over Two Days

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About the event

Learn the basics of silk painting and take home your hand made scarf and original silk painting

Day one
Get a demonstration in the art of silk painting from the basics of tie dyeing to shibori techniques and learn how to use these in silk painting. Participants will prepare a silk scarf or cushion cover using these techniques. Design and prepare a frame of silk cards and bookmarks using the gutta resist technique.
All the prepared pieces will be left over night to dry.

Day two 
Having fun with colour and finishing all the pieces. Adding a gutta design and painting your prepared scarf or cushion cover. Adding paint and finishing your cards and bookmarks.

Take home your hand painted silk scarf or cushion cover and a number of hand painted cards and bookmarks
Latest date for bookings is Wed 9th August at 6pm

Where is it taking place?

Swallow Studios

Who is it suitable for?

Details to follow


Accessable toilets

When is it taking place?

Friday August 11th, 7pm to 9pm and Saturday August 12th, 10am to 2pm

Price & do you need to book?

€110. Yes, bookings can be made via website

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Additional information

Max 6 people Min 2 people
The workshops are held inside Swallow Studios Annyalla, Castleblayney, County Monaghan. It is Centrally located for textile enthusiasts with the Carrickmacross Lace Museum to the south and The Ulster Canal Stores Clones Lace Museum to the North


Design & Crafts Council Ireland


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: Louise Loughman Artist Swallow Studios

Starts: Fri 11 Aug at 7:00 pm

Ends: Sat 12 Aug at 2:00 pm

Craft Type: Textile Making

Event Location: Monaghan

Event Type: Workshop

Price: €110