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Thursday, April 19, 2012

MAY AND JUNE WORKSHOPS AT WORKHOUSE STUDIOS in association with the Craft Granary

CERAMICS HANDBUILDING Classes begin Wednesday 9th May 6-8.30pm and run for 6 weeks. (15yrs+) In the first few weeks participants will first learn ceramic hand building techniques, decoration methods and how to glaze and fire in a kiln. You will then create your own project from design to finished piece on a theme of your choice . Projects ideas include a garden mural, vessels and sculpture. All of our May and June workshops total 15 hours and cost ONLY €65 (subsidised rate including materials). So whether you are a workshop lover or have never tried it before, it’s the perfect time to get involved. Where better than this vibrant, creative studio?! At Workhouse Studios, workshops are taught by full-time, professional artists and designers. These workshops will be challenging in terms of design and technical skills taught, but you’ll enjoy every minute. Places are limited to 6 per workshops so booking is essential. Email info@workhousestudios or call 0857741388.

MAY AND JUNE WORKSHOPS AT WORKHOUSE STUDIOS in association with the CRAFT GRANARY

MOULD MAKING IN CERAMICS Classes begin Saturday 5th May 10-4.30pm, again on 12th and for 2 hours 19th May. (15yrs+) Learn mould making, hand building and decorating techniques in order to produce a collection of bowls, plates or serving dishes. You will be introduced to the limitless possibilities ceramics has to offer and gain an understanding of the use of 2 dimensional imagery on 3 dimensional forms. The first session will comprise of designing, model and mould making. This will lead to hand building and decoration in the second week. Your work will then be bisque fired and ready for final decoration in the third session. All of our May and June workshops total 15 hours and cost ONLY €65 (subsidised rate including materials). So whether you are a workshop lover or have never tried it before, it’s the perfect time to get involved. Where better than this vibrant, creative studio?! At Workhouse Studios, workshops are taught by full-time, professional artists and designers. These workshops will be challenging in terms of design and technical skills taught, but you’ll enjoy every minute. Places are limited to 6 per workshops so booking is essential. Email info@workhousestudios or call 0857741388.

Wednesday, April 18, 2012

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Interior Design On A Budget workshop

Saturday 5th May
10.00am until 1.00pm
€30 per person

After huge success in February the Craft Granary will be running another “Interior Design On A Budget” workshop. This will be held on Saturday 5th May from 10.00am until 1.00pm at The Craft Granary. The course costs €30 per person. You will save that many times over by eliminating bad interior choices.

Topics covered will be:
How to decorate your house on a budget
Preparing a house for letting or sale...
How to get the best look for less using fabrics, wallpapers, and paints
Using mirrors and glass to bring in light and space
How to revamp existing furniture
Tips on rearranging pictures, mirrors and furniture to give your house a
brand new look.

The tutor is Siobhain MacInnes. Her mantra is that everybody’s house can be a palace if you know what to do. For further details or to book a place please contact Siobhain on 087 6247217 or email marketing@craftgranary.com. Siobhain has lots of experience in interior design both here and abroad. In 2005 she bought a builder finish house which she decorated from scratch. This house was featured in the Munster Interiors Magazine in 2006.

Sewing Classes for Beginners/Intermediates.

Learn the art of sewing, measuring and marking, stitching and patterning
and working with fabrics.


◊ With Catherine Lawlor at Kilrossanty Parish Hall, Kilrossanty, Co. Waterford.
◊ 2½ Hour classes starting from 19th April to the 24th May
◊ Thursday nights weekly, starting 7.00pm to 9.30pm.
Cost is €70 for the six week course inclusive of all materials and equipment.
Finished products to include Tote bag as shown and accessories.

Contact Catherine on 085-1552795- 051-291825
Or Carmel (Craft Granary) o52 - 744147

The Craft Granary would like to thank Waterford Leader Partnership for their help and contributions to the setting up of Taste of Craft in Waterford.

Tipperary Craft Network

Are you a craft worker in Tipperary who would like to get your business off the ground?

If so, a group of local crafts people have recently got together to form the Tipperary Craft Network. The process is still in the early stages and all Tipperary Craft workers are welcome to attend the next meeting.This will be held in the Craft Granary, Church St, Cahir at 7.00pm, Monday 16th April. For more details email alan.projects@craftgranary.com or call 087-9058471