August Craft Month 2018

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August Craft Month 2018

Plaited Rugs

Plaited Rugs

PLAITED RUG
WITH ROSEMARY MCCARTNEY
Mon 6 Aug 10.00am – 12.30pm

The Yard Gallery, 102-104, High Street, Holywood BT18 9HW
Learn plaited rug making techniques with weaver and spinner Rosemary McCartney. Use fabric remnants
or recycle that favourite dress or blouse to make rugs, cushion covers or place mats. Everyone will have a
place mat to take home.
Please bring sharp scissors or cutting mat and cutter along with an old tee
shirt you are happy to cut and share.
£20 Map: 15 To be booked at Ards Art Centre
Town Hall, Conway Square Newtownards BT23 4NP
028 9181 0803

Spinning Wheel

Spinning Wheel

Evening of Wool Spinning.
Wednesday 8th August; 7pm -9.30 pm; £30.00
Explore the process of wool spinning with Rosemary McCartney. Using colourful merino tops learn the process of carding, drafting and spinning to make your own yarn. Once mastered a very relaxing craft. Suitable for beginners and improvers. Please bring an apron, suitable for ages 18+.

One place left

Branch Weaving

Branch Weaving

SIMPLY WEAVING
WITH ROSEMARY McCARTNEY
Thu 9 August 10am – 1pm
Using simple and unusual frames as the loom to weave on which become
part of the finished piece. Learn how to warp these looms and use a
variety of yarns to produce a piece to take away.
£20 includes all materials.

Places limited to 4.  (Two places left) Age 18+

Tapestery Weaving

Tapestry Weaving

Morning Tapestry Weaving
Saturday 18th August; 1.30pm – 4.30pm; £35.00
Tapestry weaving is a way of producing beautiful wall hangings using a simply wooden frame and a variety of yarns. Produce a sampler under the guidance of Rosemary McCartney. Learn traditional plain weave, stepped and soft angle techniques. Suitable for beginners and improvers. All materials provided. Booking via phone or email, suitable for ages 18+

Afternoon of Simply Weaving
Wednesday 22nd August; 1.30pm – 4.30pm; £20.00
Learn to weave on a simply but unusual frame which becomes part of the finished work. Following Rosemary McCartney’s directions you will learn how to warp these looms up. Then using a variety of different yarns and tapestry techniques you will weave your own wall art. All materials provided. Suitable for beginners aged 18+. Places limited to 4.
To book a place, email info@simplyspun.co.uk or phone 07708441853

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