September: Workshop on stitcing into soluble fabric with Ester Kiely
The workshop 'Stitching into soluble fabric' was given by Ester Kiely, after lunch
Here Mogs uses a hairdryer to speed up the process of drying her stitching which is molded over a bowl to give it shape.
Madeleine is working on stitching into soluble fabric held taut in an embroidery hoop.
This is Mona's bowl made by stitching into soluble fabric with a variety of threads.
Here are some more of the bowls made at the workshop made by both beginners and experienced stitchers. Some brought their work home to finish and embellish further if desired. Perhaps we will see more finished items at next month's meeting?
The Western Branch of the Irish Patchwork Society meets on the second Saturday of every month from Sep. to May in The Bridge Centre, St. Mary's Road, Galway at 10am.
Membership costs 40Euro a year and allows you to attend meetings anywhere in Ireland, exhibit with the group, participate in classes and workshops, borrow from the library, receive a quarterly national newsletter.....all that and make lots of new friends who share a common interest!