August Craft Month Leitrim

August Craft Month Leitrim 2024

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For this years August Craft Month in Leitrim, we're thrilled to offer a series of exciting workshops and demonstrations in collaboration with the Irish Patchwork Society to inspire your creativity! Join us on Friday, 16th August and Saturday 17th August, for hands-on experiences and meet-the-maker sessions that showcase the beauty of patchwork and quilting.

All events are FREE but booking is required for the workshops as there is limited spaces available.

Friday 16th August: 10am - 1pm
Morning Workshop: Patchwork Pumpkins
Booking: Patchwork pumpkins
Learn how to create a striking appliquéd and quilted pumpkin piece that may be hung or used as a table mat. Created using simple hand-stitching, with the option of some machine sewing. All materials will be supplied. Limited places for up to 8 participants.

            Irish Patchwork Society

Friday 16th August: 2pm -5pm
Afternoon Workshop: Patchwork Tableware
Booking: Patchwork Tableware
Learn how to create some quilted hexagons which can be used as coasters or combined to make a table mat. Created using simple hand stitching. All materials will be supplied. Limited places for up to 8 participants.
August Craft Month Leitrim

Saturday 17th August: 11am - 1pm
Meet the Maker demonstration
No booking necessary
Meet Annemarie Horan from the Irish Patchwork Society and learn about the skills and traditions behind this craft. Drop by and enjoy ongoing demonstrations of patchwork and quilting with various types of patchwork and quilting on display.

August Craft Month Leitrim


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August Craft Month is a unique celebration of craft with events taking place across the island of Ireland, providing exciting opportunities for the public to experience, participate in, buy and learn about craft. For more information visit their website

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