Festivales de arte

Thrifty Threads

Jul 07 2018 - Sep 01 2018
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Carrickfergus Museum 11 Antrim Street, Carrickfergus, County Antrim,
Miss Stacie Wilson
 (028) 9335 8241

An exhibition of traditional patchwork quilts

An exhibition of traditional patchwork quilts, featuring quilts from the Carrickfergus Museum collection, as well as the Ulster Folk and Transport Museum. This colourful exhibition celebrates the traditional art of Ulster quilt-making.

Demonstration and patchwork workshops available;
Demonstration of patchwork skills from Boom! Stitchers. Come and meet the experienced patchwork quilting group from from Boom! Studios and see them creating and making. (Free)
Saturday 7 July (Free)

Introduction to sewing skills. Learn some basic sewing skills including hand-sewing and working with a sewing machine.
Saturday 4 August, Ages 8+

Introduction to patchwork quilts. Learn the basics of traditional patchwork with the disappearing 9-patch technique.
Saturday 11 August, Ages 16+ basic sewing skills required

Traditional patchwork techniques. Inspired by the Thrifty Threads Exhibition, learn some of the more traditional skills in­cluding the Log Cabin and Lightning Streaks pattern.
Saturday 18 August, Ages 16+ basic sewing skills required

To book a place please contact Carrickfergus Museum
Tel: 028 9335 8241
Email: carrickfergusmuseums@midandeastantrim.gov.uk